Echoing GE locomotives, from a very long BNSF stack train, roar through the green hills of Tehachapi climbing the grade in early morning light, above the Tehachapi loop at Marcel. The upper elevat... (more)
Inspecting 'Walonger'. On leap year day 2016 a three car Union Pacific inspection special climbs the Tehachapi grade just below Marcel, giving officials on board a close-up view of the progress be... (more)
I flew half planet just to see these trains and landscapes... worth every single cent. Thank you, for what you have... for what you have built, and the way you received us. Gotta love United State... (more)
A BNSF Railway freight train heads for the Tehachapi loops at sundown in this Spring 2017 view.
With one of GE's newer Tier 4 ET44AC locomotives in the lead, a UP freight train heads for Mojave from Bakersfield on the Tehachapi Pass route.
With Tehachapi's spring 'green' season still in bloom, an overpowered BNSF intermodal train heads for Mojave across the famed SP Tehachapi Pass route.
Back in the days when borrowed/old power was seen more often on the hill. Nearing the end of it's journey across the mountain, this BNSF intermodal is rounding the sweeping curve at Cameron Canyon... (more)
Pushing the rear of it's Fresno manifest south up the Tehachapi's on a warm summer morning at Marcel.
During many attempts to capture the Milky way over the Tehachapi Loop this past summer, I came away with numerous images like this. A meet is taking place with a northbound slowing to a stop on th... (more)
One of the greenest seasons I've ever seen in the Tehachapi's was back in February 2016, after a ton of rainfall dropped on the mountain that January, and then in early February there was a lot of... (more)
A southbound BNSF flat car train of containers circles the horseshoe curve in Caliente in the mid-morning hours of a winter day.
An eastbound BNSF double stack splits the left-over carnage from a recent Union Pacific derailment, just out of the west portal of tunnel 1, as it climbs out of Caliente.
With C&NW 'heritage' yellow and green up front Union Pacific's eastbound 'Brooklyn trailers' drift down grade at Warren, nearly at the end of its crossing of the Tehachapis.
BNSF DPUs help bring their manifest slowly down the Tehachapi's in the mid morning of a spring day.