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By:Mike Woodruff
Dates:1/1/1981 - 1/1/2006
Album Info:Action pics on Tehachapi taken by various photographers
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AT&SF 3803
Title:  AT&SF 3803
Description:  Three of Santa Fe's 10 GP40Xs lead this westbound which was not quite long enough to duck under itself at the Techachapi Loop. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  8/1/1982  Upload Date: 12/24/2009 1:20:02 PM
Location:  Walong, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
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Locomotives:  ATSF 3803(GP40X)
Views:  918   Comments: 5
AT&SF 3837
Title:  AT&SF 3837
Description:  It's all EMD on the point of this eastbound Santa Fe pig train at Tunnel 2 just below Bealville. ATSF 3837 was later BNSF 3190, wrecked at Kingman, AZ on 9/16/2000. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  8/1/1982  Upload Date: 12/22/2009 10:05:01 PM
Location:  Bealville, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
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Locomotives:  ATSF 3837(GP50)
Views:  969   Comments: 6
AT&SF 5028
Title:  AT&SF 5028
Description:  Eastbound freight has a mix of lumber loads and TOFC. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  8/1/1982  Upload Date: 12/22/2009 8:44:20 PM
Location:  Bealville, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  ATSF 5028(SD40-2)
Views:  943   Comments: 3
AT&SF 5028
Title:  AT&SF 5028
Description:  Santa Fe eastbound makes its way around the Tehachapi Loop and passes the motorcar indicator at Walong siding. ATSF 5028 was later BNSF 6343. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  8/1/1982  Upload Date: 12/22/2009 8:48:52 PM
Location:  Walong, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  ATSF 5028(SD40-2)
Views:  802   Comments: 5
AT&SF 5044
Title:  AT&SF 5044
Description:  Four Santa Fe SD40-2s comprise the mid-train helper set for this eastbound climbing through Woodford. Look closely above the cab of ATSF 5061 and you can see a westbound Santa Fe descending the Loop at Walong siding. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  8/1/1982  Upload Date: 12/22/2009 7:52:15 PM
Location:  Woodford, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  ATSF 5044(SD40-2) ATSF 5061(SD40-2)
Views:  1027   Comments: 7
AT&SF 5158
Title:  AT&SF 5158
Description:  A Santa Fe eastbound battles upgrade through Woodford. ATSF 5158 was later BNSF 6886. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  8/1/1982  Upload Date: 12/22/2009 7:06:34 PM
Location:  Woodford, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  ATSF 5158(SD40-2)
Views:  599   Comments: 4
AT&SF 5314
Title:  AT&SF 5314
Description:  Santa Fe 5314 shoves hard against caboose 999358 as their eastbound train negotiates the Tehachapi Loop at Walong siding. ATSF 5314 was rebuilt 12/81 to SD45u from ATSF 5570, nee-ATSF 1846. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  8/1/1982  Upload Date: 12/22/2009 1:13:33 PM
Location:  Walong, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  ATSF 5314(SD45u)
Views:  1055   Comments: 7
AT&SF 7496
Title:  AT&SF 7496
Description:  A B36-7 still wearing her sound baffles leads three EMDs on this eastbound at the top end of Bealville. ATSF 7496 was later BCOL 3613, OHCR 3613. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  8/1/1982  Upload Date: 12/22/2009 8:14:31 PM
Location:  Bealville, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  ATSF 7496(B36-7)
Views:  763   Comments: 3
SP 7342
Title:  SP 7342
Description:  SP SD40R 7342 was originally SP 8470, later became GCFX 3096. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  8/1/1982  Upload Date: 12/22/2009 10:00:09 PM
Location:  Rowen, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SP 7342(SD40R)
Views:  2507   Comments: 4
SP 7342
Title:  SP 7342
Description:  Popsicle SP 7342 was leading this westbound at Walong. She was later GCFX 3096. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  8/1/1982  Upload Date: 12/22/2009 8:56:09 PM
Location:  Walong, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SP 7342(SD40R)
Views:  1741   Comments: 12
SP 7342
Title:  SP 7342
Description:  An SP westbound led by Popsicle SD40R 7342 descends past the east end of the short siding at Woodford. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  8/1/1982  Upload Date: 12/22/2009 9:36:07 PM
Location:  Woodford, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SP 7342(SD40R)
Views:  1209   Comments: 10
SP 8551
Title:  SP 8551
Description:  An SP lumber drag, likely an EUWCY, climbs the Tehachapi grade at Tunnel 2 near Bealville. SP 8551 was later UP 4494, UP 2926. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  8/1/1982  Upload Date: 12/22/2009 10:27:36 PM
Location:  Bealville, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SP 8551(SD40T-2)
Views:  725   Comments: 8
AT&SF 3202
Title:  AT&SF 3202
Description:  Santa Fe's Bakersfield turntable and diesel servicing area. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  10/1/1982  Upload Date: 1/14/2009 6:42:44 PM
Location:  Bakersfield, CA
Author:  Laurelynn Brooks
Categories: 
Locomotives:  ATSF 3202(GP30)
Views:  1321   Comments: 2
AT&SF 3343
Title:  AT&SF 3343
Description:  Santa Fe's Bakersfield roundhouse. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  10/1/1982  Upload Date: 1/14/2009 6:36:16 PM
Location:  Bakersfield, CA
Author:  Laurelynn Brooks
Categories: 
Locomotives:  ATSF 3343(GP35)
Views:  1284   Comments: 1
AT&SF 3384
Title:  AT&SF 3384
Description:  Santa Fe's Bakersfield roundhouse. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  10/1/1982  Upload Date: 1/14/2009 6:24:21 PM
Location:  Bakersfield, CA
Author:  Laurelynn Brooks
Categories: 
Locomotives:  ATSF 3384(GP35) ATSF 3202(GP30)
Views:  1530   Comments: 0
ATSF 3403
Title:  ATSF 3403
Description:  Santa Fe light helpers glide downgrade through the long siding at Woodford. ATSF 3403 would later be rebuilt to GP35u ATSF 2903, BNSF 2603. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1982  Upload Date: 12/27/2009 9:15:59 PM
Location:  Woodford, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  ATSF 3403(GP35)
Views:  903   Comments: 3
ATSF 5028
Title:  ATSF 5028
Description:  Santa Fe pig trains meet on the double track at Sandcut. ATSF 5028 was later BNSF 6343. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1982  Upload Date: 12/27/2009 9:42:38 PM
Location:  Sandcut, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  ATSF 5028(SD40-2)
Views:  1113   Comments: 2
ATSF 5119
Title:  ATSF 5119
Description:  A "snoot" SD40-2 works upgrade on the bottom level of the Loop. ATSF 5119 was later BNSF 6803. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1982  Upload Date: 12/27/2009 9:21:53 PM
Location:  Walong, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  ATSF 5119(SD40-2)
Views:  942   Comments: 5
ATSF 5183
Title:  ATSF 5183
Description:  Having made the descent from Tehachapi, this eastbound Santa Fe intermodal passes the SP yard at Mojave and will shortly take the turnout to their own line to Barstow. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1982  Upload Date: 12/28/2009 7:18:06 PM
Location:  Mojave, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  ATSF 5183(SD40-2)
Views:  572   Comments: 4
ATSF 5652
Title:  ATSF 5652
Description:  Eight EMD SDs glide downgrade through Woodford with a Santa Fe westbound. ATSF 5652 was later rebuilt to SD45-2u ATSF 5840, then became BNSF 6490. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1982  Upload Date: 12/26/2009 8:57:22 PM
Location:  Woodford, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  ATSF 5652(SD45-2)
Views:  662   Comments: 7
ATSF 5660
Title:  ATSF 5660
Description:  A Santa Fe eastbound works upgrade on the bottom level of the Loop. ATSF 5660 was later rebuilt to SPSF SD45-2u 7204, ATSF 5804, BNSF 6454. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1982  Upload Date: 12/27/2009 9:30:14 PM
Location:  Walong, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  ATSF 5660(SD45-2)
Views:  640   Comments: 4
ATSF 5975
Title:  ATSF 5975
Description:  Santa Fe westbound behind an F45 descends through the smog at the top end of Bealville. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1982  Upload Date: 12/26/2009 8:46:26 PM
Location:  Bealville, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  ATSF 5975(SDF45)
Views:  606   Comments: 5
ATSF 8708
Title:  ATSF 8708
Description:  Westbound TOFC breezes up the short grade at Sandcut. ATSF 8708 was later rebuilt to SF30C SPSF 9527, ATSF 9527, retired 10/96 and sold to LRC. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1982  Upload Date: 12/27/2009 9:35:27 PM
Location:  Sandcut, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  ATSF 8708(U36C)
Views:  773   Comments: 2
ATSF 8789
Title:  ATSF 8789
Description:  Santa Fe eastbound works upgrade through Caliente Creek Canyon. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1982  Upload Date: 12/29/2009 8:16:42 PM
Location:  Caliente, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  ATSF 8789(U36C)
Views:  453   Comments: 2
ATSF 8789
Title:  ATSF 8789
Description:  Santa Fe eastbound about to duck into Tunnel 2. ATSF 8789 was later rebuilt to SF30C ATSF 9564, retired and sold to LRCX 8/97. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1982  Upload Date: 12/29/2009 8:29:37 PM
Location:  Bealville, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  ATSF 8789(U36C)
Views:  571   Comments: 4
SP 1954
Title:  SP 1954
Description:  In the classic Tehachapi view, the midtrain helpers of an eastbound drag cross over the caboose at Walong siding. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1982  Upload Date: 12/26/2009 11:02:15 PM
Location:  Walong, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  763   Comments: 4
SP 4362
Title:  SP 4362
Description:  A quartet of Eisenhower-era SD9s ready to help the next eastbound up to Tehachapi. SP 4362 was later IMRL 611, ICE 611. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1982  Upload Date: 12/27/2009 9:05:06 PM
Location:  Bena, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SP 4362(SD9E)
Views:  688   Comments: 5
SP 4391
Title:  SP 4391
Description:  An SD9 assigned to Tehachapi helper service tucked in the pocket track at Bena. SP 4391 was later IMRL 612, ICE 612. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1982  Upload Date: 12/27/2009 2:24:59 PM
Location:  Bena, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SP 4391(SD9E)
Views:  675   Comments: 2
SP 7337
Title:  SP 7337
Description:  A four-unit helper set pulls out of the helper pocket at Bena to couple into an eastbound freight. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1982  Upload Date: 12/26/2009 9:58:53 PM
Location:  Bena, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SP 7337(SD40R)
Views:  602   Comments: 2
SP 7347
Title:  SP 7347
Description:  Two SD40s and two SD9s ease into the helper pocket at Bena to await an eastbound that needs their assistance. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1982  Upload Date: 12/27/2009 5:04:22 PM
Location:  Bena, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SP 7347(SD40R)
Views:  1269   Comments: 1
SP 8288
Title:  SP 8288
Description:  An SP eastbound works upgrade at Tunnel 2. SP 8288 was later UP 8865, NREX 8865. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1982  Upload Date: 12/29/2009 7:44:21 PM
Location:  Bealville, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SP 8288(SD40T-2)
Views:  498   Comments: 2
SP 8327
Title:  SP 8327
Description:  A light helper set descends above Caliente. SP 8327 was later UP 8838, retired by UP 1/17/2001. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1982  Upload Date: 12/27/2009 5:15:24 PM
Location:  Caliente, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SP 8327(SD40T-2)
Views:  761   Comments: 3
SP 8361
Title:  SP 8361
Description:  An SP westbound climbs the backside of Tehachapi near the former station location of Warren. SP 8361 was later UP 8650, GECX 8650, HLCX 6155. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1982  Upload Date: 12/27/2009 6:04:25 PM
Location:  Warren, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SP 8361(SD40T-2)
Views:  603   Comments: 3
SP 8501
Title:  SP 8501
Description:  Eastbound between Bena and Ilmon. SP 8501 was later UP 4435, UP 2908. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1982  Upload Date: 12/26/2009 10:18:37 PM
Location:  Bena, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SP 8501(SD40T-2)
Views:  538   Comments: 4
SP 8530
Title:  SP 8530
Description:  An SP westbound climbs through Sand Canyon on the back side of Tehachapi near Cameron. SP 8530 was later LTEX 8530. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1982  Upload Date: 12/27/2009 5:32:02 PM
Location:  Cameron, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SP 8530(SD40T-2)
Views:  519   Comments: 4
SP 9031
Title:  SP 9031
Description:  A four-unit helper set heads for the pocket track at Bena. SP 9031 was later rebuilt to SD40-2 CP 5490. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1982  Upload Date: 12/29/2009 8:44:05 PM
Location:  Sandcut, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SP 9031(SD45)
Views:  676   Comments: 3
SP 9138
Title:  SP 9138
Description:  SP 9138 was later rebuilt to SD40-2 NdeM 13075, FNM 13075. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1982  Upload Date: 12/26/2009 9:33:05 PM
Location:  Walong, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SP 9138(SD45)
Views:  521   Comments: 4
SP 9257
Title:  SP 9257
Description:  An SP westbound climbs the short grade to Sandcut and sprints towards Bakersfield. SP 9257 was later rebuilt to DM&IR SD40-3 415. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1982  Upload Date: 12/29/2009 8:52:01 PM
Location:  Sandcut, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SP 9257(SD45T-2)
Views:  498   Comments: 4
SP 9337
Title:  SP 9337
Description:  Eastbound SP freight makes a smokey departure from Mojave. SP 9337 was later CEFX 9337, NREX 9337. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1982  Upload Date: 12/28/2009 7:07:07 PM
Location:  Mojave, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SP 9337(SD45T-2)
Views:  642   Comments: 4
SSW 8324
Title:  SSW 8324
Description:  A Cotton Belt "snoot" tunnel motor leads five conventional UP SD40-2s downgrade at Bealville. SSW 8324 was later sold for scrap to Larry's Truck Electric. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1982  Upload Date: 12/26/2009 9:45:34 PM
Location:  Bealville, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SSW 8324(SD40T-2)
Views:  436   Comments: 4
SSW 9163
Title:  SSW 9163
Description:  A typically massive SP eastbound grinds upgrade through Woodford. SSW 9163 was later SP 6767, then rebuilt to SD40-3 DM&IR 405. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1982  Upload Date: 12/26/2009 10:37:21 PM
Location:  Woodford, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SSW 9163(SD45T-2)
Views:  636   Comments: 4
SSW 9163
Title:  SSW 9163
Description:  One of the classic Tehachapi views, this is SSW 9163 East crossing over itself at Walong siding. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1982  Upload Date: 12/26/2009 10:48:07 PM
Location:  Walong, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SSW 9163(SD45T-2)
Views:  520   Comments: 4
ATSF 5041
Title:  ATSF 5041
Description:  A Santa Fe westbound sprints towards Kern Junction. ATSF 5041 was later BNSF 6355. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  1/1/1983  Upload Date: 12/29/2009 10:15:21 PM
Location:  Sandcut, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  ATSF 5041(SD40-2)
Views:  555   Comments: 4
ATSF 5330
Title:  ATSF 5330
Description:  A quartet of EMDs on this Santa Fe eastbound climbing to Sandcut. ATSF 5330 was later BNSF 6402, retired 10/99. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  1/1/1983  Upload Date: 12/29/2009 10:25:18 PM
Location:  Sandcut, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  ATSF 5330(SD45u)
Views:  355   Comments: 1
ATSF 5685
Title:  ATSF 5685
Description:  A Santa Fe eastbound crosses over at Sandcut, to get around an SP train ahead cutting in helpers at Bena. ATSF 5685 would be rebuilt to SPSF SD45u 7211, later ATSF 5811, BNSF 6461. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  1/1/1983  Upload Date: 12/29/2009 9:06:56 PM
Location:  Sandcut, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  ATSF 5685(SD45-2)
Views:  430   Comments: 5
ATSF 5685
Title:  ATSF 5685
Description:  Between Sandcut and Ilmon is about the only place an eastbound train can move with any alacrity between Bakersfield and Tehachapi.
Photo Date:  1/1/1983  Upload Date: 12/29/2009 9:37:46 PM
Location:  Bena, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  ATSF 5685(SD45-2)
Views:  546   Comments: 1
ATSF 7491
Title:  ATSF 7491
Description:  A lone Santa Fe B36-7 (with its sound baffles intact) shoves on the rear of this eastbound at Sandcut. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  1/1/1983  Upload Date: 12/29/2009 9:24:31 PM
Location:  Sandcut, CA
Author:  Brian Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  ATSF 7491(B36-7)
Views:  604   Comments: 3
SP 9177
Title:  SP 9177
Description:  An SP eastbound grinds past the top end of Bealville. SP 9177 was rebuilt to SD45T-2R SP 6773, later to KCS 4501. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  1/1/1983  Upload Date: 12/29/2009 9:59:02 PM
Location:  Bealville, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SP 9177(SD45T-2)
Views:  644   Comments: 2
SSW 9388
Title:  SSW 9388
Description:  An SP eastbound climbs through Woodford on the main. SSW 9388 was retired by UP 11/2000.
Photo Date:  1/1/1983  Upload Date: 12/29/2009 9:50:10 PM
Location:  Woodford, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SSW 9388(SD45T-2)
Views:  563   Comments: 3
ATSF 2748
Title:  ATSF 2748
Description:  Six four-axle units, including 4 GP30s, bring a Santa Fe manifest out of the west end of Caliente Creek Canyon. The water in the ditches alongside the right-of-way is an omen of the serious flooding to come about a month later. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  2/1/1983  Upload Date: 1/1/2010 4:11:48 PM
Location:  Ilmon, CA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  ATSF 2748(GP30u)
Views:  635   Comments: 8


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