Going "the long way" an eastbound freight grinds upgrade with a nice selection of power, delightful after a streak of all yellow, all SD40-2s. Oh well, a little change is better than...... (more)
BNSF/UP over/under race up Cajon, always a sight to behold, this being just days after the Blue Cut fires that wreaked havoc in the area.
Santa Fe got snooty with their first SD40-2, seen here on a WB freight.
Santa Fe 3347, still in the old blue paint scheme, crests the summit of Cajon Pass with an eastbound intermodal train. This was back in the days when railfans could camp by the trees and tracks a... (more)
A pair of youngsters watch SP 8314 lead a westbound manifest over Cajon Summit, while westbound UP 3091 waits patiently for the westbound Amtrak Desert Wind to run around it. Don't worry, the chi... (more)
Union Pacific 3523 bursts into the early morning sun as it crests the summit of Cajon Pass. Low clouds and fog sometimes fill in the west side of the pass.
An east bound reefer block train is seen ascending Cajon Pass, near Pine Lodge, with 71 cars at 20 MPH. Helper locomotives 3940 and 3895 are visible in the distance. From my collection, Otto Conra... (more)
UP 3721 and UP 3808 help a westbound grain train down the hill in Cajon Pass.
A pair of NS GE's leads a westbound harbor stack at Cajon.
Amtrak's Pepsi Can heritage unit leads a late #3 at Cajon.
SF 5703 east leads the 881 train up the south track at Summit in Cajon Pass on a beautiful February morning.
Despite the days getting longer and the sun getting more harsh, the San Gabriels are still snow-capped as this UP manifest approaches the connection at Silverwood.
BNSF loaded Victorville to Vernon rock train passes the Cajon Crossovers.
The Westbound Southwest Chief running around 3 hours late this morning with a pair of new Heritage units sporting 50th Anniversary logos.
UP 3711 and three more SD40-2s are in run 8 as they grind up Cajon Pass with an empty coal train.