On board the Supervan UP 6903 west as it climbs to the summit of Cima Hill on a cold January day.
UP 3388 SD40-2 snoot leads 3575,3172 and 3023 and the LAWST up the grade near the summit of Cima Hill.
Southern Pacific AC44CW #254 easing a westbound loaded coal train past two other sets of power at the top of Cima Hill.
Union Pacific SD40-2's #3524, 3605 and Chicago & North Western 6808 lead a westbound
Chicago & North Western SD40-2 #6808, Union Pacific SD40-2's 3609 & 3524 lead a doublestack container train downgrade
Union Pacific C40-8W #9379 (with SD60M's 6255 & 6311), in full dynamic braking, begins its slow descent down Cima Hill with a loaded coal train.
After climbing the 1 percent grade a westbound autorack train reaches the summit of Cima Hill.
Union Pacific 3702 leads an eastbound down Cima Hill towards Kelso. The train is taking the siding at Hayden.
A long line of Union Pacific GP-30B engines sits in storage in Yermo. The dry desert climate air in Southern California made for a good location to store lots of diesel locomotives. Photo taken ... (more)
After picking up some maintenance-of-way cars in the small yard at Kelso, UP 6936 leads an eastbound manifest up Cima Hill. The town of Kelso in the distance to the right, and beyond are the Kels... (more)
Union Pacific 3445 gives a helping hand to the Amtrak Desert Wind as it rolls westbound down Cima Hill towards Kelso, CA.
"Come on up and takes some pictures!" That is what the conductor said to me, so I was glad to climb aboard and wait for UP 3709 to roll west down Cima Hill towards Kelso.
A westbound stack train begins its descent down Cima Hill.
Back in 2000, UP 6207 leads 4 more locos as they descend Cima Hill. Note the next train waiting to follow.
UP 3553 east is stopped in the siding of Elora waiting on the Amtrak Desert Wind to pass by. The Los Angeles-Denver will then continue the climb up Cima Hill toward Las Vegas.