I miss that tunnel. There must be a corollary to the theory of entropy which states that all the neat stuff goes away to be replaced by the mundane, ordinary and bland. The Seaboard Air Line app... (more)
I'm back for a visit and I get to see these things called double stacks. Boggles my mind that they've been around that long. Back in the two track days. I haven't gotten to railman in the three... (more)
A westbound freight is shaking the ground as it roars eastbound. Looks that that second unit was in the wrong place and the wrong time some time ago. It's April and the chill precludes Blue Cut'... (more)
After my arrival I was thrilled to be living near famous Cajon Pass. This WB mixed freight is one of the first of many pictures or fine railfanning day, even with a ubiquitous -2.
Back when there seemed to be nothing but SD40-2s this consist is a little different but the real story is the first cut of cars. Livestock on the hoof. Probably one of the last such movements. ... (more)
Amtrak's Desert Wind heads for Vegas as it rolls past Cajon.
Constructed on part of the old Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Redlands Loop, originally built on the late 1800s, is Metrolink's newest service: Arrow (named as an homage to the Inland Empire's... (more)
A pair of General Electric demonstrators, GECX 2025 and 2037, sit in the small engine facility in BNSF Railway's San Bernardino A Yard. These test locomotives were either ES44AC, ES44A6, ES44C6 o... (more)
BNSF OCS descending the Cajon Pass
Santa Fe Railway's Ce-5 class of waycars was created in 1970 for a group was cabooses based out of Kansas City KS' Argentine Yard, operated on locals and transfers. Initially retaining their orig... (more)
Santa Fe 5126 waits for a signal to enter the yard in San Bernardino.
East Bound Manifest crosses Hill 582 as it crests the Cajon Pass with San Bernardino Mountains visible in the background
So Much Has Changed in 38 Years (from Today!)
An eastbound Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe piggyback train stops in San Bernardino for a crew change. This train, most likely symbolle... (more)
As the sun appears over the San Bernardino Mountains, Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railway train Q-NYLA (Quality Network [TOFC/COFC]; East Coast [CR Connection in Ch... (more)
Santa Fe 7402 leads a westbound train through the San Bernardino yard.