The sun has broken through the clouds at Cajon Summit as UP 3144 prepares to roll down a heavy grain train down the west slope into the Los Angeles basin.
UP 3326 is about to duck under the Highway 138 overpass with an eastbound train. Note that the last locomotive in the consist is a DD40X.
Pure luck to be in the right place at the right time to catch two moving trains near the summit of Cajon pass.
A pair of uphill freights meet at Alray, with a Union Pacific Northbound mixed goods train lead by a GE AC45CCTE heading up the Palmdale Cutoff, and BNSF ES44C4 4299 shoving hard on the rear of an... (more)
The 1979 Pacific Railroad Society "Mountain Outin" passenger special was run up the steeper south track from Cajon Siding to Cajon Summit, and in the process, pretty much tied up the rai... (more)
Union Pacific 3523 leads an eastbound manifest out of the fog and into the bright sunlight as it roars through Summit on Cajon Pass.
With track work being done on the Santa Fe north track near Cajon Summit, the dispatcher has sent two LAX trains up the 3% south track. UP 3707, along with two DD40s and a GE UBoat, have hooked o... (more)
Amtrak heritage unit #184 leads a late Southwest Chief down Cajon Pass.
A 15,000 ft westbound S train heads down Cajon Pass between Sullivan's Curve and Cajon with BNSF 1067 on the rear.
Santa Fe 8747 rolls into the Summit on Cajon Pass after battling snow.
UP 3621 east leads two new Mopac units 9017 and 9009 and with UP 3679 on the climb up the north track of Cajon Pass in 1985.
Amtrak 289 leads the westbound Desert Wind through the snow flurries at Cajon Summit. Snow was not very common in Cajon Pass.
A winter storm has dropped a light dusting of snow at Cajon Summit as the eastbound Amtrak Desert Wind breaks out of the clouds into a brief moment of sunlight.
Union Pacific 3091 has stopped on the south main line at summit. Creeping up on the north main is Amtrak 221 leading the westbound Desert Wind. The Amtrak train will cross over from the north to... (more)
Santa Fe "Kodachrome" merger unit 5966 east leads two GP30 merger units and 3 other SF blue units on a heavy manifest train near Blue Cut in Cajon Pass on a beautiful November afternoon.