The distant blast of a horn down in the valley bottom interrupts the silence of a calm spring morning, and the sense of anticipation builds as the resonant beat of hard-working diesel engines grad... (more)
A GEVO quartet controls the descent of their westbound manifest down out of Sullivan's Curve on a perfect spring morning.
Rarely a dull moment in Cajon Pass! A BNSF stack train creeps down the south track as a heavy manifest climbs at a similar pace behind it on the north track.
A BNSF stack train has worked long and hard to reach the summit of Cajon Pass and finally escape the clouds blowing across the Los Angeles basin on a strong westerly wind.
With most of the hard work done, the lone DPU on a southbound UP intermodal assists its train up the final incline before the descent to Mojave and points east. The right of way here follows the n... (more)
Even with May just a couple of days away the grass-covered Tehachapi foothills still look fresh and green thanks to a particularly wet winter, as a heavy train of double-stacks roars uphill behind... (more)
With Union Pacific's alignment in the foreground and road traffic cresting the summit of Cajon Pass in the background, a BNSF stack train slowly descends into Sullivan's Curve on a perfect spring ... (more)
A short BNSF intermodal crosses onto Main Two at Cajon Station after having descended from Summit on the original, steeper alignment, now known as Main Three.
On a beautiful spring evening, a combination of GE and EMD power leads a heavy northbound Union Pacific manifest up the Palmdale cutoff.
Four DASH-9's dig deep as the gradient ramps up at the entrance to the Allard horseshoe.
A matching set of five GEVO's mustle their heavy double-stack train through the spectacular landscape at Sullivan's Curve.
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.
Over 2000 tonnes of locomotives with roughly 50000 horsepower potentially on tap round the curve just west of Cajon Summit and prepare to ease themselves down main number three.
Late in the day a 'light' power move of twelve BNSF units heads east from Cajon Summit towards Barstow.