Stretching out as far as the eye can see (because, after all, the eye cannot see around the hill in the distance) is BNSF Railway train Z-ALTSBD9-26. On the second day of its journey from Allianc... (more)
Union Pacific ES44AC 7436, AC4400CW 7229 and SD70ACe 8765 (with ES44AC 8031 on the rear) rounds the big curve just before Cajon Pass’ Summit as train I-LBG31-27 makes its way across BNSF’s Cajon S... (more)
In order to take advantage of a gentler grade, BNSF Intermodal train Z-ATGSBD7-23 crosses from Main 3 (with a 3% grade) to Main 2 at Summit, at an elevation of 3775-feet (1150.62 meters) is an int... (more)
BNSF Railway train originated in St. Louis, Missouri, on Christmas Eve, which may explain its truncated length as it descends Cajon Pass on December 27, 2019. This train is likely not heavy, eith... (more)
This loaded ethanol train departed Axtell, Nebraska, on December 20. On December 27, 2019, this unit train was getting close to its destination of Watson, in the Port of Los Angeles area. BNSF l... (more)
Grinding upgrade on its way east, BNSF ES44C4 4285, ET44C4 3905, ES44C4 8101, ES44C4 7117 and ES44C4 6608 provide the muscle for Priority UPS-LTL Intermodal train Z-LACWSP9-27. A colder-than-usua... (more)
Rolling west from Willow Springs (near Chicago IL) to Los Angeles, BNSF Priority UPS-LTL Intermodal train Z-WSPLAC9-25 passes through the sandstone formations of the Mormon Rocks area of Cajon Pas... (more)
BNSF Railway intermodal stack train S-ALTSCO1-25 rounds the curve into Cajon, in the heart of southern California’s Cajon Pass, on a snowy December 27, 2019. This train departed Alliance, Texas, ... (more)
After a heavy snowfall the day before, BNSF Railway Priority UPS - LTL Intermodal train Z-SBDALT9-27 crosses Cajon Creek as it climbs Cajon Pass in southern California. BNSF ET44C4 3902, ES44C4 7... (more)
Early morning at Summit finds the QLACNSA with 2 NS units as it heads east.
An eastbound Herzog Ballast train passes thru the control point at Summit.
BNSF 5604 leads a short Barstow to Porphyry Yard (Corona) manifest at Summit in the early afternoon.
BNSF 6944 works up the last mile of the climb to Summit leading an eastbound Z train.
A westbound North Platte to West Colton manifest heads thru Summit in the early afternoon.
UP 7436 leads an eastbound stack train into Summit with fresh snow from the previous day's storm.