As a Santa Fe intermodal train races west on the main line, the helper set, led by Cotton Belt 9355, slowly heads west down the helper spur. On the middle track is SP 9355, which is starting to p... (more)
The hills on Tehachapi are very dry as SP 6817 roars uphill in run 8 at Woodford. Soon the train will be crawling around the famous Tehachapi Loop.
The brakeman off a SF helper 3805 is ready to inspect SP 7354 east at Woodford siding in Tehachapi Pass.
BNSF 4664 south (GE C44-9W) with a stack train.
SP 9815 and EMD Lease 7011 demonstrate their power as they lift a heavy manifest train up the grade at Woodford siding, below Tehachapi Loop.
A manifest powers upgrade through Woodford Siding heading east. Note that the power is all elephant style and the third unit is a warbonnet SD75.
Santa Fe 5124 storms uphill past the signal tower at Woodford siding in Tehachapi Pass.
SP 7113 leads three SD45T-2s and a SD-45 in mid-train helpers service, as they work up the main line at Woodford siding.
Railfans celebrating the Thanksgiving weekend on Tehachapi Pass got a real treat when SP Kodachrome 7430 lead Kodachrome SP 9319 and SP 8555 eastbound through Woodford siding with a long, heavy co... (more)
SP 7413, SP 8350 and UP 4528 sit in the spur track at the Woodford siding with a work train.
The 1979 Pacific Railroad Society "Mountain Outin" passenger special, with Amtrak 518 and Amtrak 517, has stopped at west end of Woodford siding to meet SP 9327 East. Every vestibule and baggage ... (more)
A southbound Manifest is working upgrade at the north switch at Woodford siding
A eastbound manifest is in the siding waiting for the eastbound San Joquin Daylight and the Wildflower special
This covered hopper unit train is one of the longest I have ever seen at the loop as it was about 140 cars in length. You can see a different train still in the loop above the cab of the loco.
5450 and 5 other UP units passing through Woodford Siding.