A eastbound auto-train heading to Mira Loma passes under the Pomona Station and as a local shoves west on the left side.
OK this is strange! A new UP C45ACCTE on it's maiden voyage west. Now either BNSF has kidnapped this engine and is running it, or UP has kidnapped three BNSF engines. Hard to say but it's nice and... (more)
First light graces the front of this southbound train on the Palmdale Cut-off in the Cajon Pass. What was most intersting about this train though was it was the first time I'd seen mid-train helpe... (more)
100% pure luck here. This is another shot I've been wanting and was very pleased when the front of this train appeared and the Cajon Helpers came into the shot above them at the top of Sullivan's ... (more)
The ever illusive Crestmore Local peaks out from local lumber company as it works along Avalon St in Rubidoux. Notice this SD60M sports a new paint job.
A westbound intermodal runs along Cajon Creek south of Hwy.138.
A southbound UP coal train with manned helpers passes eastbound BNSF 4993 south of Hwy.138. In the background is I-15.
A westbound coil-car train crests Cajon Summit as in the background a major wildfire gets closer to the tracks and threatens the town of Hesperia.
A westbound passes another westbound UP awaiting a crew change at summit.
A eastbound Intermodals with rear DPU's makes it's way through the steep 2.18% grade at the "S" curves at Silverwood.
A short 118 axle intermodal makes it's way east through Silverwood.
Above and below in Cajon Canyon. A westbound BNSF runs below a southbound UP running all elephant style above. As I said before, getting a meet here has slipped me until the last two days, today I... (more)
An eastbound cutting under I-15 in Alray heading towards tunnel #2. I always dig when I get unique numbered engines, in this case a straight, 5432.
The Cajon Helpers head east up main #1 to help another train back down the pass.
The Robertson Rock Train enters West Colton Yard on the balloon track. It's nice to see the rock train using C45ACCTE's finally.