Tehachapi Loop over under classic with a less than classic train.
This one speaks for itself.
Following shortly after the UPS trailers led by 7779 (183574), 7761 leads another BNSF trailer train up the loop at Walong.
I was tired of shooting this ugly thing by the time we parted ways at Walong.
The head end of this bare table train is winding around the loop and is about to cross over itself, while the end of the train can be seen crossing the trestle over Tehachapi creek in the middle r... (more)
A clean SD70M is on the point of the Brooklyn trailers as it rounds the top half of the loop.
Uncle Pete could probably sell the videos off these things to make a little extra cash.
Dirty, just like UP likes to run them. I'm not sure what they did with the center section of cowling; it was spotless. Perhaps a fire necessitated a change out, but they didn't even clean the re... (more)