Early sunrise light hits the lead units of a south bound UP manifest rounding the curve entering the Allard Horseshoe.
Perched high above tunnel 5 in the lower Tehachapi mountains on a dry spring morning, the view is of a north bound BNSF intermodal, dropping down grade around the curve at the north end of Cliff s... (more)
It's a moonlit scene between tunnels 1 and 2, as a northbound BNSF auto rack train curves it's way down the Tehachapi foothills around midnight on a perfect spring night.
A meet between intermodals at Bena in late, sun-setting light, as a spring rainfall is seen in the distance over the San Joaquin Valley.
The sun shines through dense fog and down onto a BNSF intermodal charging up Tehachapi's western slope between tunnels 1 and 2.
Amtrak's Coast Starlight, masquerading as the 'San Joaquin Starlight' during a one day detour in September 2013, has entered the east end of what was once Tunnel Half, located in the heart of the ... (more)
SD40T-2 8331 leads a motley selection of power around the horseshoe curve at Caliente - C30-7 CRL 529, GP40 DRGW 3149 and F40PH AMTK 282.
Sitting nearly at the base of the Tehachapi grade, Caliente in its heyday was a busy spot on the railroad, today what's left is only a few houses and a general post office. The once 4 tracks that ... (more)
BNSF 7418 leads the Q-RICALT at Sandcut, CA on Union Pacific's Mojave Sub.
A south bound BNSF manifest climbs its way up and out of tunnel 2 and through the curves of the north end of Bealville siding in the early afternoon hours of a spring day.
The golden Tehachapi hills succumb to the epic rumble of a south bound auto rack train snaking its way through the curves in the Allard area.
Three brand new UP Tier 4’s and a Dash 9 bring their north bound manifest down the lower Tehachapi foothills and out of the Allard horseshoe in the early hours of a warm summer day. Evidence of ... (more)
An earth worm, disguised as a BNSF train, drifts by a stopped baretable train and down through the curves west of Bealville, entering the Allard horseshoe.