The blackened cliff sides, from a big summer grass fire around the eastern end of the Caliente Canyon, are contrasted nicely by the changing colors of the fall season, along the Caliente Creek bed... (more)
A north bound BNSF intermodal begins to quickly illuminate the inside of the cut, just below the Tehachapi Loop, on the start of another warm Tehachapi summer night.
On a wet, muggy spring morning, a south bound BNSF manifest rounds the horseshoe curve in Caliente, CA on the climb for the summit in Tehachapi, CA.
On a cold, stormy afternoon in the lower Tehachapi foothills, a south bound BNSF stack train rumbles up the grade, between tunnels 1 and 2, while the colors of the spring wildflowers continue to f... (more)
Under a quickly rising moon, a south bound BNSF intermodal works up the Tehachapi grade, through Walong, and around the famed Tehachapi Loop, on a warm summer afternoon.
Wind powered? BNSF Railway 5641 (AC44CW) rolls by Tehachapi Pass near Cameron, California on the golden evening of Wednesday, July 23, 2020. The wind turbines of the Mojave Desert are prominent in... (more)
SD60 6011 leads a freight down the curves through Keene en route to Bakersfield and points north.
Coyotes howl throughout the hills around the secluded railroad location of Cliff, while the quiet chirp of crickets is silenced by the approaching horn of a BNSF manifest. Moments later, the roar ... (more)
An east bound BNSF intermodal, that had switched to south bound just a few miles down the rails at Kern Junction, quickly picks up some speed climbing its way out of Bakersfield and the San Joaqui... (more)
BNSF 5733 and her long north bound intermodal quickly climb up and out of the Bena area, as it races off the Tehachapi’s and around the hill’s final curve here at Sandcut, in a late afternoon ligh... (more)
A Santa Fe freight approaches tunnel 1 above Caliente.
A Santa Fe freight moves out of the Caliente Narrows towards Caliente.
The morning sunshine illuminates the nose of the BNSF 7161 as it pulls a Stockton to Barstow up the grade of Tehachapi Pass.
The hills in the Tehachapi Mountains are a golden brown as a Southern Pacific freight rounds the horseshoe curve at Caliente on July 31, 1982. A quartet of SD40T-2 diesels, led by SP 8360, is pro... (more)
DPUs bring up the rear of a UP manifest in the afternoon light, of a perfect fall day in the tunnel 2 area, as clouds continue to build over the hills east of Caliente, CA.