The Field of Broken Dreams in Eureka - NCRR 70 an EMD GP7, SP 2872 and three other former Southern Pacific GP-9's that have seen better days, sit oxidizing slowly away from the salt air tha... (more)
Marooned On the Waterfront in Eureka California - SP 2872 and four other former Southern Pacific GP-9's sit rotting away in the salt air of the North Coast burb of Eureka. Once known for l... (more)
Wooden Car - [Summer Solstice 2015 +7 Series] - A former wooden Southern Pacific car that was used by the SD&AE as a dormitory when building the Desert Line sits on blocks at the station in... (more)
Plaster City - [Summer Solstice 2015 +7 Series] - Purchased by the Pacific Imperial Railway (aka PIR) the successor in interest to the Carrizo Gorge Railway, these three former CSX GP38-2'... (more)
Welcome to Jacumba California - [Summer Solstice 2015 +7 Series] - The station at Jacumba California.
Solstice Sunset - [2014 Summer Solstice +1 Series] - An eastbound stack train climbs the hill in the Cajon Pass near Hill 582 on the day after the Summer Solstice.
The 1:1 Scale Weathering Project in Progress at Jacumba - [2015 Summer Solstice +7 Series] -A Tren Turistico Del Noroeste (Tourist Train of the Northwest) Caboose at Jacumba "weathers" d... (more)
Summer Evening at Jacumba - [Summer Solstice 2015 +7 Series] - Built as MoPac 2169, what is left of UP 669, an EMD GP38-2 sits forlornly in the yard Jacumba Station attached to a small, equ... (more)
[Plate 525] Slow Death in the Desert - [Summer Solstice 2015 +7 Series] - With the Tamarisk trees in the background, these three wooden Southern Pacific chair cars slowly sucumb to the elem... (more)
Ghost Drag - [Summer Solstice 2015 +7 Series] - Purchased by the Pacific Imperial Railway (aka PIR) the successor in interest to the Carrizo Gorge Railway, these three former CSX GP40-2's s... (more)
Boxed In on the Right - Looking west at the rock wall across the gorge and back, towards Tunnel 7.
East Portal of Tunnel 6 - Looking back at the east portal of Tunnel 7.
Mile post 98 is about 0.3 miles in the opposite direction and this area is two track miles from our jump off point ... (more)
Looking East at MP 98 - After exiting the east portal of Tunnel 7 and traveling a bit more around the mountain, one comes to mile marker 98.
About another 0.7 miles around the corner is ... (more)
Gorge Siding - After exiting the east portal of Tunnel 7 and traveling another half mile or so, one comes around a bend in the track and is presented with this view of three "Societe d... (more)
Picked Switch -A set of five (5) former Chicago Northwestern (CNW) commuter cars that were acquired by Chicago Metra (METX) and later sold as surplus lies derailed across the turnout at Dub... (more)