A north bound BNSF intermodal drops down grade between Allard and Caliente and through tunnels 1 and 2 as the head end pops out of tunnel 1 on a warm summer morning.
Within the darkened depths of the Caliente Canyon, on a cool fall afternoon, is a south bound BNSF manifest slowly battling its way up through the switch back curves and only minutes from the town... (more)
Blink, blink, blink. A flashing rear end device on a south bound BNSF grain train blinks it’s way slowly up through the curves of Cable on a warm early summer night at around 1 am in the morning... (more)
The motion blur of a north bound BNSF manifest on a fall night.
A north bound BNSF intermodal is in the depths of a hot Tehachapi summer afternoon and the golden hillsides of the Allard horseshoe area as the trains exits the horseshoe curve and slowly works to... (more)
A long south bound BNSF manifest slowly rounds the horseshoe curve in Keene, CA on a cold winter morning in the Tehachapi mountains as a heavy central California valley fog is seen off in the dist... (more)
BNSF intermodal exiting the famed Tehachapi Loop.
2 BNSF DPUs bring up the rear of a north bound manifest as it slowly drifts by a holding BNSF south bound, down and out of Caliente and into the canyons just west of town.
A BNSF manifest races through Monolith in the late afternoon summer sun as a dust storm continues to blow through the area.
On a wet, misty winter morning, in the highly saturated lower Tehachapi foothills, a north bound BNSF intermodal drifts down the steep grade between tunnels 1 and 2, as the rear portion of the tra... (more)
Push! A eastbound train of black Wyoming low sulphur coal is shoved up the 1.55% grade of Crawford Hill. One of the few places that is still untouched by urban sprawl, perhaps one of the ... (more)
2.3% East Slope Grade A westbound trainload of of Mid-West grain for the Central Valley charges out of Warren, California. From the mountain above Cache Creek I have watched this train for ... (more)
South Draw A westbound BNSF manifest climbs the grade at Tunnel 16 on the steep 2%+ climb at South Draw. The train is crossing a small creek that flows under ROW at the bottom of the larg... (more)
Willow Creek This manifest has been dropping down the the east slope of the Continental Divide since it crossed the Summit at Marias Pass. The train is passing the Lewis and Clark monum... (more)
A BNSF manifest climbs up the curves of Allard in the late afternoon sun of a perfect spring day.