Passing El Casco Lake in San Timoteo Canyon, a westbound UP doublestack heads for the LA Harbor with a former SP AC4400CW running second in the motive power consist.
Approaching Silverwood on the Palmdale Cutoff, the UP's Mojave Flyer out of West Colton is making good time climbing the grade on Cajon Pass, and shortly the train will reach the high desert on th... (more)
Traditionally routed via the former SP Saugus Line into Los Angeles, this morning instead finds the UP's Brooklyn trailers on the Palmdale Cutoff as it approaches the north switch at Canyon siding... (more)
Near Gish in the upper reaches of Cajon Pass, an eastbound UP mixed freight climbs the grade on the normally-westbound south track, and will reach Summit in just a few minutes.
Near Pine Lodge in Cajon Pass, a westbound BNSF doublestack passes an uphill train on a brisk Sunday morning.
In the lower reaches of Cajon Pass, a southbound UP manifest descends the former SP Palmdale Cutoff at Canyon siding and will soon be arriving West Colton.
Just east of Hill 582, an eastbound BNSF container train powered by elephant style GE's climbs the last few miles to Cajon summit on a beautiful winter morning in southern California.
A cold and crystal clear morning in Cajon Pass finds an eastbound BNSF doublestack passing beneath the intermediate signals located near Hill 582.
Working its way north on the Palmdale Cutoff, an empty UP manifest comprised of empty box cars and led by a former SP AC4400CW passes Hill 582 on a chilly morning in Cajon Pass.
Working its way along the Truckee River, a UP auto train passes through the curves at Glenshire on a beautiful late summer afternoon.
Already looking grimy, a recently delivered SD70ACe powers a short doublestack train through the curves at Glenshire just outside Truckee.
A westbound UP manifest with a renumbered SD9043MAC leading pauses in Truckee while the crew grabs a quick snack before continuing west over Donner Pass.
Near Kingsburg in California's San Joaquin Valley, a Union Pacific local with a rebuilt SD40-2 on the point works an industrial spur off the former SP Fresno Line.
Between Truckee and Reno, a westbound UP manifest passes under the old SP signal bridge at Verdi, NV.
Westbound doublestacks roll through the Cape Horn area in the lower reaches of Donner Pass.