A BNSF intermodal descends the lower Tehachapi foothills in perfect spring conditions.
BNSF DPUs push on the rear end of their south bound stack train, curving around the horseshoe curve at Allard and up through tunnel 2 on a perfect weathered day in spring.
One from the great spring of 2016 in the Tehachapi foothills. As rain clouds continue to gather and retreat at the same time above Caliente, Tehachapi rail traffic continues to move along nicely w... (more)
A BNSF intermodal twists and descends the Tehachapi Loop, in early afternoon light, on a hot triple digit degree day in the Tehachapi's.
A long BNSF intermodal climbs the hill south and around the Tehachapi Loop, in the mid morning light of a late summer's day, as the train's tail end is seen approaching the north portal of tunnel ... (more)
On a cold January morning, from above Keene, CA's horseshoe curve, an extra length BNSF manifest climbs the grade south, wrapping around the curve, as central valley fog can be seen hovering over ... (more)
A south bound BNSF loaded flat car train twists around the Tehachapi Loop in a late morning light of January 2016.
Night action on Tehachapi can sometimes be much better to photograph than during the day lighted hours. As a south bound BNSF intermodal is seen here slowly moving it’s way along up grade betwee... (more)
After traveling most of their trip in darkness, the crew on this UP intermodal from LA quickly round their final curve off the west slope of the Tehachapi’s, at Sandcut, during the early hours o... (more)
While increasingly warmer and dry days were beginning to take their toll on the lower foothills Spring 'life' was still the order of the day above Bealville as a westbound BNSF 'earthworm' careful... (more)
An eastbound approaches Tunnel 2, Tehachapi Pass. Trailing units include GP9 2282 and F45 5988.
Under some extreme haze in the western Tehachapi's, a south bound BNSF intermodal wraps itself around Caliente's horseshoe curve in the mid-morning hours of a winter's day.
An eastbound approaches Tunnel 2, Tehachapi Pass.
Clinging to the side of Cliff, the slow progress of a West Colton bound manifest can be seen climbing the grade of Tehachapi in the very early hours of a perfect spring morning. The UP train on th... (more)