UP's ZBRLC nears Mojave after a early morning run over the Tehachapi Mountains with 2605 leading.
A trio of EMD SD70Ms pull the grade east out of Mojave on UP's Creal branch with loads of coal bound for the Cal-Portland Cement company. The Creal branch (also known as the Oak Creek Industry lea... (more)
In the glow of late afternoon sunlight a mix of screaming 'horses' and whinning dynamics highlight railroading in the Tehachapi's as a pair of 'Roseville' trains take center stage near MP 377.
An eastbound BNSF manifest freight passes under the now gone signal bridge just west of Mojave, California, at the foot of Tehachapi Pass on March 14, 2005. Brand-new BNSF ES44DC No. 7658 is one... (more)
Late evening just north of Mojave, finds the UP daily ZLTLC drifting into town as it leaves Tehachapi Pass behind.
Early morning just north of Mojave finds one of BNSF's newer trains to the Mountain descending the grade out of the Tehachapi's. This unit oil train was unloaded at the new Levee facility west of ... (more)
Running under the no longer seen former Southern Pacific signal, BNSF 6536 brings the power of the Z STOWSP-6 under the signals. These signals were torn down 24 hours later
A BNSF train lights up the signal in Mojave with clear skies above.
UP's ZBRLC passes a set of local power as it slows and will be setting out a car here.
An assortment of road and local power at Mojave, Ca.
GECX 2030 South passes MP 377 in the early morning as it leads the MSTOBAR out of the Tehachapi Mountains.
The morning of July 4th, Independence Day finds UP 2379 still holding at Fleta. A fitting unit to shoot on this fine holiday.
An armour yellow SD70M rolls east under the signal bridge at Milepost 377 on Union Paific's Mojave Sub. This was the last train to come under this bridge in full sunlight, signalling an end of an ... (more)
A mixture of BNSF-CREX-UP power this Northbound loaded grain train up grade out of Mojave.
It's just before 6am as Kansas City to Richmond autos struggle up the east slope of Tehachapi Pass on the 2.2% grade out of Mojave.