Nearing the top of Cajon Pass, CSXT #7860 east is in command of an empty UP ballast train heading to Utah as it passes the Silverwood control point and begins to round the big curve approaching Su... (more)
Nearing the top of Cajon Pass on a crisp New Years morning and with the snowy San Gabriel mountains forming the backdrop. a northbound empty rail train powered by a pair of NS engines heads for Ba... (more)
Looking great in morning light, UP 2691 eases the MNPWC down main 2 at Silverwood.
A much different looking Cajon Pass now...
Eastbound BNSF 4262 passes the westbound control signals at Silverwood.
Just after sunrise finds 4 BNSF units working the last miles up Cajon Pass before reaching Summit at Silverwood.
Amtrak 156 East leads this 4 car special bound for Northern California as it passes Silverwood nearing the top of Cajon Pass.
Eastbound stacks out of the Long Beach harbor pass under the signal bridge at Silverwood.
BNSF Tier4 3967 leads a eastbound Q train between Summit and Silverwood, as a southbound UP grain empty slips down the Palmdale Cutoff in the distance.
2 dash 9's lead a eastbound empty baretable train up Cajon as it approaches Silverwood.
UP's Denver Z races up main 3 with the old 5610 on point this morning.
BNSF 6988 commands this Z9 east today, as they take Main 3 to Summit.
A freshly repainted ACe looks sharp as he leads his 129 car manifest up Cajon Pass.
The hot Z9 coming in at 7325' in length, makes quick work of the 2.2% grade of Cajon Pass. Mt. San Antonio can be seen in the background with a light dusting of snow on it.
Main 2 is blocked with MOW gangs, a heavy MWCNP-09 can be seen crawling up Main 1 and the Cutoff is not an option. Only track left is the steep Main 3. With plenty of power the hot Denver Z roars ... (more)