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Updated: May 17, 2017: Video / October 30: Album 25

California Photo Gallery
by Werner Meer and other photographers
Tehachapi - Barstow - Southern California (+ Bonus Photos)

cover photo by Ryan Slaton
I am very pleased to show some exclusive photos by these photographers:
Dave Crammer, Gary G. Gray, Marc Fournier, Andy Goodson, Bruce H. Jones, Robert Westover  (USA)
Ryan Slaton, George Cataulin (USA).
Additional contributors with photos: Robin Scanes (New Zealand). Michael Frei, Eugen Haenseler (Switzerland)
Gerold Eckl (Austria)
Please note: The copyright belongs to these gentlemen with permission by Werner Meer.
Thank you for sharing your photos with us. We are glad to have you guys on board on our site.
Do not use any photos without written permission.

please scroll down to see the 28 different albums / bitte nach unten scrollen um alle 28 Alben zu sehen

 New 8/11/16: Infos of Union Pacific Big Boy 4014 transfer & Restoration
How UP 4014 is moving from the "Rail Giants" Museum in Pomona to the Metrolink Tracks and to Colton and over Cajon Pass by Gary G. Gray, Marc Fournier and Bruce H. Jones.  click here for photos

  Album 1

Weekly Southern
California Photos
2014 - 2015



Photos by Ryan Slaton (USA)

Updated: 9/01/15
RS 1/10/15 UP EB at Lugo - 5001 See all 122 photos - click here RS 1/10/15 San Bernardino - 5003

 Album 2

Tehachapi Pass
2013 - 2014 - 2015



Photos by Ryan Slaton (USA)

Updated: 9/01/15
RS 6/21/14 Cliff - 4071 See all 123 photos - click here RS 6/22/14 Warren - 4073

 Album 3

Tehachapi Two Tracking
Project
Marcel/Walong
2015 - 2016


Photos by Robert Westover (USA)
and
David Wahl (USA)

Updated: 3/27/17
RW: Shoo-fly goes around Tunnel No. 10 - 3404 See all 236 photos - click here RW: Close up of Tunnel No. 10 - 3407

Album 4

Tehachapi Derailment
May 20, 2013



Photos by Robert Westover (USA)
and Ryan Slaton (USA)
Gerold Eckl (Austria)

Updated: 6/27/14
5/20/13 Tunnel No. 10 above the loop - 1283 See all 45 photos - click here 5/20/13 Derailed Auto Carriers MP 353 - 1289

 Album 5

Tehachapi Pass
and Barstow
April/May, 2013



Photos by Eugen Haenseler

Updated: 6/26/13
5/01/13 Caliente Curve from above - 248 See all 156 photos - click here 5/04/13 SF GP60M in Warbonnet colors - 357

 Album 6-0

Tehachapi Pass
Aerial Photos


by Colin J. Marsden (GB)

Updated: August 24, 2016
Tehachapi Loop from the Air - CM-01 See all 50 photos - click here Tehachapi Loop from the Air - CM-01

Album 6-1

Tehachapi Pass
Aerial Photos


by Dave Crammer (USA)

Updated: March 7, 2010
Between Bealville + Cliff, incl. Tunnel 3 + 5 - DC-83 See all 54 photos - click here The famous Tehachapi Loop - DC-67

 Album 7

Tehachapi Pass
Daggett - Barstow
Photo Collection
2003

by Werner Meer

Updated: February 28, 2010
Between Ilmon & Caliente 2 Auto trains - 30533 See all 87 photos - click here BNSF EB will enter Tunnel 9 and the Loop - 30621

 Album 8-0

Southern California

Tehachapi
July 3, 2008

by Werner Meer
Switzerland

Updated: 6/23/14
See all 135 photos - just click below
http://photos.trainmaster.ch/v/Tehachapi/

  Album 8-1

Tehachapi Loop
from the Air

Photo Collection
2009

by Manfred Luft, Germany

Updated: January 4, 2016
Tehachapi Loop from the Air - ML-06 See all 36 photos - click here BNSF emerging Tunnel 9 inside Loop - ML-5052

please scroll down to see more albums and latest additions / bitte nach unten scrollen um alle Alben zu sehen

Some interesting movies about Tehachapi on Youtube
Drone above Tehachapi Loop on August 31, 2015 by Matt Skuta (6'43"):  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZCYhP1D4O4
Drone above rail improvement project around loop by Tom Spurlock(6'03"):  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-hHiIu9WcO8
Another drone video of the same location by Tom Spurlock (4'23"):  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-QYBybzQdk
Aerial video of a 4000ft train on the Tehachapi Loop, Nov 2015 by Tom Spurlock (4'07"): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qvPFOOMM_ts
Great movie (4 1/2 min.) of the Tehachapi Loop taken by a quadcopter:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bLb_99f_JSE
Tehachapi in October 2014 by Bevan Wall Productions (43'23"):  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8uq1cDdhZU
Tehachapi Railfanning in November 2014 by Railfan Junction (2h26'03"): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cnnpTvymryw
Tehachapi Railfanning in March 2013 by Railfan Junction (36'11"): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WD9LWMaKPG8
Tehachapi Railfanning in June 2013 Featuring NS 1071! by Railfan Junction (24'16"): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZbuTF4xRK0
Tehachapi Railfanning in September 2013 by Railfan Junction (51'14"): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HWNsQ-N8KzI
Tehachapi Railfanning In November 2012 by Railfan Junction (58'36"): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWBGoyuh77w
Tehachapi Railfanning In August 2012 by Railfan Junction (1h23'40"): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vpgugKg6EqA
Trains in Tehachapi March 2014 by Spencerhughes (20'03"):  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AULRU7HodKw
5/17/17: The Mojave Subdivision: Around Tehachapi Pass by csx6900 (36'15"):  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_Z9LLjxI9w
More great footage of Southern California on Youtube can be seen below Album 25

 Album 9

Cajon Pass & Beaumont Hill
Aerial Photos
2014

by George Cataulin (USA)


Updated: May 4, 2015
9/08/14 BNSF EB & WB at Sullivans - 41231 See all 25 photos - click here 9/07/14 BNSF EB pass Mormon Rocks - 10960

 Album 10

Southern California Mix
Photo Collection
2005

by Werner Meer

Updated: March 3, 2010
San Diego Surfliner & Coaster at the depot - 50302 See all 123 photos - click here BNSF EB at Marcel from above Tunnel 10 - 51111

 Album 11

Winterail 2010
Photo Collection
Journey to Stockton via Tehachapi
March 2010

by Andy Goodson, Marc Fournier
and Bruce H. Jones

Updated: April 2, 2010
UP NB Cement Train at Woodford WR-02 See all 44 photos - click here Railfan's nightmare WR-17

 Album 12

Winterail 2015
Photo Collection
Donner Pass & Truckee
March 2015

by Bruce H. Jones

Updated: April 15, 2015
3/12/15 AT heritage III at Boca - WR-05 See all 32 photos - click here 3/12/15 UP Jordan Spreaders at Truckee - WR-21

 
Album 13

Northern California
Photo Collection

March 2017

by Bruce H. Jones

Updated: April 9, 2017
3/16/17 UP 8224 WB at Thisbe - 03 See all 28 photos - click here 3/16/17UP 5383 WB at Reno Jct. on former WP (current UP Winnemucca Sub) - 06


Album 14

Southern California
Photo Collection
2009 - 2010

Bonus Photos
Grand Canyon Railway

by Bruce H. Jones

Updated: November 9, 2010
UP EB near Redlands - 002 See all 54 photos - click here BNSF EB at Victorville - 008

 Album 15

California
Photo Collection
October 2012


by Michael Frei (Switzerland)

Updated: March 22, 2013
Tehachapi Loop - BNSF EB inside the loop - 623 See all 150 photos - click here Stockton - Altamont Commuter and UP - 574

 Album 16

Mojave Desert
Photo Collection

Lenwood, Daggett, Newberry Springs
Ludlow, Ibis
November 2014

Photos by Michael Frei (Switzerland)

Updated: March 21, 2015
11/16/14 WB with Auto-Max cars - 1338 See all 272 photos - click here 11/16/14 EB & WB Trains at Ludlow - 1373

 Album 17

Arizona West
Photo Collection

Topock, Kingman Canyon
Hackberry, Valentine
November 2014

Photos by Michael Frei (Switzerland)

Updated: March 25, 2015
11/05/14 BNSF at Kingman Canyon - 2033 See all 272 photos - click here 11/07/14 EB Manifest at Topock - 1862

 Album 18

Southern California

Barstow
July 4, 2008

by Werner Meer
Switzerland

Updated: 6/25/14
See all 90 photos - just click below
http://photos.trainmaster.ch/v/Barstow/

 Album 19

Southern California

San Bernardino
July 8 & July 12, 2008

by Werner Meer
Switzerland

Updated: 6/27/14
See all 84 photos - just click below
http://photos.trainmaster.ch/v/SanBdo/

 Album 20

Southern California

Colton
July 8, 2008

by Werner Meer
Switzerland

Updated: 6/26/14
See all 51 photos - just click below
http://photos.trainmaster.ch/v/Colton/

 Album 21

Southern California

Cemex Victorville
July 15, 2008

by Werner Meer
Switzerland

Updated: 6/25/14
See all 57 photos - just click below
http://photos.trainmaster.ch/v/Cemex/

 Album 22

Southern California

Alameda
July 21, 2008

by Werner Meer
Switzerland

Updated: 6/27/14
See all 24 photos - just click below
http://photos.trainmaster.ch/v/Alameda/

 Album 23

Werner Enterprises
Trucking Company

WE Trailers are often seen on Flat Cars (TOFC) running over Cajon Pass.
In addition, there are photos of WE Trucks on the road and new: take a look at the WE Terminal in Fontana, CA.
by Werner Meer
most were taken in 10/05, 7/08, 5/10 and 6/11

Updated: 12/27/15
WM 7/05/08 Cajon at Silverwood - 010 See all 237 photos - click here WM 10/05 Barstow Truck Stop - 032

 Album 24

American Cars
the real thing

take a look
click here


Updated: 9/25/17

 Album 25

SCLA - Southern California 
Logistics Airport, Victorville
(former GAFB)

Bonus Photos
Space Shuttle Endeavour

by Gary G. Gray

Updated: 10/30/17
GGG 2/25/10 Retired planes at SCLA - P-06 See the all 111 photos - click here GGG 2/25/10 Former Tower Air Lines 747 - P-09

 

More great footage of Southern California on Youtube
Yuma, San Bernardino, Cajon, Mojave Sub in Feb/March 2015 by Railfan Junction (40'15"): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=av_oF_S2moY
Yuma, San Bernardino, Cajon, Los Angeles Sub in February 2015 by Railfan Junction (46'59"): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BRIxI2hwdHU
Yuma, Cima, Needles, San Bernardino, Los Angeles Sub in Feb 2015 by Railfan Junction (56'15"): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F8I9Deligo8
Yuma, Cajon, and Mojave Subdivision in December 2014 by Railfan Junction (42'53"):  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dTLuMl4BKzM
Cajon, San Bernardino, and Yuma Subdivision in October 2014 by Railfan Junction (38'15"): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oAawq0X7hHY
Cajon, Cima, and Needles Subdivsion in July 2014 by Railfan Junction (1h24'26"): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bW2Jw22aR24
San Bernardino and Santa Barbara Subdivision in October 2014 by Railfan Junction (18'55"): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X7s2TEp8sfA
Yuma and San Bernardino Subdivision in October 2014 by Railfan Junction (21'10"): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtmH5i9sreo
Cajon, Needles, and Seligman Subdivision in August 2014 by Railfan Junction (4h17'10"): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sK0bPSqHEr8
San Bernardino and Yuma Subdivision in June 2014 by Railfan Junction (19'34"): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CObofGw2OFE
San Bernardino and Yuma Subdivision in May 2014 by Railfan Junction (21'56"): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fcqZhwtQSZs
Needles Subdivision Railfanning in May 2014 by Railfan Junction (1h42'34"): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=et8kTJPIHss
Needles and Cima Subdivision Railfanning in May 2014 by Railfan Junction (1h30'47"): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7V98E_-kS14
Cajon and Needles Subdivision in April 2014 by Railfan Junction (34'55"): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IebDbGx7RBE
San Bernardino Subdivision in March 2014 by Railfan Junction (19'12"): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PcmjIe22dQY
Railfanning the New Colton, CA Flyover (1 of 2) in October 2013 (3'48"): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mahpoFQc2Ls
Railfanning the New Colton, CA Crossing (2 of 2) in October 2013 (5'09"): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXNhBaC4-GQ
Action in West Colton and San Bernardino; Transfer Jobs, SD402s, Grain Trains and More in May 2013 by Railfan Junction (22'11"):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CSG_Yaexwwc

Bonus Photos (non California)

Album 26

August 2015 - Rocky Mountaineer Trip (added 9/01/2015)
In early August 2015,
Laura & Gary Gray went
to Canada for a
Rocky Mountaineer Journey

Photos by Gary G. Gray

updated: 9/01/2015

See all 30 photos - click here

 Album 27

September 2015 - Trip to UP Rail Fest at North Platte, NE (added 12/20/2015)
In September 2015,
Marc Fournier went
on a 26 day trip passing 9 states
with 2600 mls for
the UP Rail Fest at
Northplatte, Nebraska

Photos by Marc Fournier

updated: 12/20/2015

See all 50 photos - click here

Did you see our Cajon Pass pages with several thousand photos?

The World of Cajon Pass

Here you can find several pages about this unique location in Southern California.
There are 9 pages about the construction of the 3rd Main Track over Cajon by BNSF.

Photos from the 70's - 2003, 2005 - 2016
Take a look - you will be impressed.

Updated weekly

4/04/08 Old T-2 EP w/BNSF EB on new track 524 Cajon Pass Main Page - click here 8/22/07 BNSF WB Ethanol Train w/Hill 582 - 7013

Over all copyright by Werner Meer 2017

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