A lone DPU brings up the rear of a sizeable UP manifest which is draped right around the Allard horseshoe and into Bealville.
Early on a bright spring morning a matching pair of Union Pacific SD70's work hard to lift a lengthy rake of brand new UMAX containers southwards through the Tehachapi mountains.
BNSF 764 leads a northbound intermodal train departs Bealville after having met a southbound intermodal that also had a warbonnet Dash-9 on the point.
A eastbound BNSF stack train lead by red & silver dash 9 711 sits at the east end of Beaville as it waits for 2 more westbounds to drop down the hill.
A pair of clean Union Pacific GEVO's head downgrade through Bealville with a northbound stack train.
The gradient eases briefly for the units on the front end of a BNSF intermodal train climbing through Bealville, but the throttle will be left wide open for some time to come. The rail on the shor... (more)
The air trembles to the sound of ten locomotives; seven on the point and three rear-end DPU's, as they drag a sizeable manifest through the horsheshoe curve at Allard.
BNSF 5179 lugs a "repo" train through Bealville.
The BNSF's infamous Modesto, CA to Selkirk, NY manifest train, laden with fine California wine, is in the hole at Bealville while a northbound doublestack drifts downgrade toward Bakersfield.
On a warm afternoon, an eastbound Santa Fe approaches Bealville.
SD75M 228, 105, 93 (SDFP45), & Conrail 6019 westbound manifest passing Bealville on the descent to Caliente in the Tehachapis, 25/3/96. ©www.railphotoprints.co.uk - John Chalcraft
Railroad: BNSF RailwayLocomotive: EMD SD75MLocation: Tehachapi, California, USALocomotive #: ATSF 228Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: March 25, 1996
Eastbound tonnage climbs out of Bealville adorned with the corporations newest logo and livery at each end.
BNSF 4707 makes the climb up the grueling Tehachapi grade. The train will soon enter tunnel #2 and make its way into Bealville.