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Tehachapi Memories



by Chris Guenzler



Santa Fe 5174 exited the SP trackage at Kern Jct in April of 1988.





Santa Fe 5653 East rolled near Sandcut in September of 1984.





Santa Fe 4025 West climbs through Sandcut on July 27, 1993.





Southern Pacific 9226 East rolled through Bena in March of 1986.





Southern Pacific 7531 East pulling the Tank Train climbs the narrows below Caliente in May of 1986.





Santa Fe 5995 West comes into Caliente in March of 1986.





Santa Fe 2656 East leaves Caliente in May of 1988 rounding the Horseshoe Curve.





Santa Fe 7439 West dropped into Caliente in May of 1986.





Southern Pacific 6784 West dropped into Caliente on July 27, 1993.





The Southern Pacific Tank Train about to enter Tunnel 2. May 1986





Southern Pacific 9291 West exited Tunnel 2 in May of 1988.





Santa Fe 8081 East about to enter Tunnel 2. 5/1988





Santa Fe 8081 East mid train helpers approaching Tunnel 2. 5/1988





Southern Pacific 7354 East about to enter Tunnel 2 in February of 1985.





Santa Fe 5043 East climbs to Tunnel 2 in March of 1986.





The helper for the Santa Fe 5043 East entered Tunnel 2. 3/1986





Santa Fe 5821 West at Bealville. 4/1987





Santa Fe 5516 West leaving Bealville. 2/1985





Santa Fe 8755 East passing helpers at the west end of Bealville in April of 1984.





Southern Pacific 9384 East near the former crossover location at Bealville in April of 1984.





Santa Fe 8755 at Bealville. 4/1984





Southern Pacific 7312 East at Bealville. 5/1986





Santa Fe 5043 East at Bealville. 3/1986





Southern Pacific 7374 East climbed through Bealville in December of 1989.





Santa Fe 9507 West dropped from Cable into Bealville in December of 1989.





Santa Fe 5996 West rolled through Rowen in March of 1986.





Santa Fe 8755 west below Woodford. 4/1984





Santa Fe 5339 west below Woodford in April of 1984.





Southern Pacific 9351 West at Woodford in May of 1986.





Santa Fe 5131 West descended through Woodford. 5/1986





Santa Fe 5089 West at Woodford. 5/1986





Santa Fe 5044 West at Woodford. 5/1986





Santa Fe 8727 East west of Woodford. 4/1984





Southern Pacific 7383 climbing below the loop crossing Tehachapi Creek in 1976.





Santa Fe 2954 West at Walong in May of 1986.





Southern Pacific U-30-C 7939 approaching the Tehachapi Loop in 1971.





Southern Pacific 9332 East on the loop. 9/1984





Here the Southern Pacific SD-45 9114 comes around the Tehachapi Loop. 1976





Santa Fe 3806 West at Walong. 5/1986





CNW 9759 West rounds the loop on 3/10/2002.





BNSF 4386 East rounds the loop in the next three shots. 3/10/2002





Southern Pacific 7312 East at Walong. 5/1986





Southern Pacific 7312 East at Walong. 5/1986





Santa Fe 5040 East rounds the loop in May of 1986.





Southern Pacific 7531 East at Marcel. 5/1986





Santa Fe 2856 East at Cable. 5/1986





Santa Fe 5987 East heads through Monolith in May of 1986.





Santa Fe 2914 West between Monolith and Cameron in April of 1984.





Santa Fe 5126 West climbs through Cameron. 9/1984





Santa Fe 5625 West climbed out of Mojave in September of 1984.





Santa Fe 3242 West just railroad west of Mojave.





Southern Pacific 4449 East on the 1984 World Fair Daylight passed through Mojave on May 12, 1984.





Pacific Railroad Society Mojave Circle waited in Mojave on April 17, 1988 for its departure.





Two Santa Fe freights waited for us to clear the Southern Pacific tracks before they could head west. 4/17/1988





Santa Fe 5388 West at Jim Grey in April of 1987.





Santa Fe 9546 East climbed the short hill at Jim Grey. 4/1987





Santa Fe 3842 crested the rise at the east switch of Jim Grey. 4/1987





Santa Fe 5388 West at Jim Grey in April of 1987.





Santa Fe 5846 East at Hinkley closing in on Barstow. 4/1987





Southern Pacific 7531 East at Oban. 5/1986





Southern Pacific 7456 West at Oban. 5/1986





Southern Pacific 9325 West at Denis. 5/1986





Southern Pacific 4449 East at Avenue S in Palmdale. 5/12/1984





Southern Pacific Super Bowl Special at Russ on January 30, 1988.





Southern Pacific 4449 East climbed the last of the grade to Vincent unassisted. 5/12/1984.





Southern Pacific 7531 at Paris. 5/1986





Southern Pacific 7531 at Ravenna. 5/1986





Southern Pacific 7531 at Russ. 5/1986





Southern Pacific Super Bowl Special at Russ on January 30, 1988.





Southern Pacific 7531 near Lang. 5/1986





Southern Pacific 7531 west of Lang. 5/1986





This brings us to the end of our tour of the Tehachapi Crossing.



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