BNSF 7021 East, rear DP on a loaded Herzog ballast train shoving uphill past the railfan famed 'Hill 58.2', on BNSF's Cajon Pass route after a "once in 10 year" snowfall the day before.
BNSF 8061 West winding its way downgrade along the original ATSF mainline (now Main 3) right of way below Silverwood, on BNSF's Cajon Sub after 4-6 inches of fresh power fell the day before.
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)
BNSF 5183 West seen snaking down a steeper main 3 stretch of mountain grade along BNSF's Cajon Sub below Silverwood, after a fresh multi-inch blanket of snowfall the previous day.
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)
UP MWCOG approaches Cajon Summit with the remnants of the Christmas Day snowfall still holding strong.
Snowy Wonderland at Summit - Rail enthusiasts, photographers, and patrons just out enjoying a snow day greet a Northbound UP stack train as it rolls around the curve at Summit. The pass was... (more)
Low clouds and low temperatures cover Cajon Pass as westbound BNSF No. 6656 cuts through the fog.
The BNSF California Division Christmas Train climbs westbound up Cajon Pass on a cold overcast day. Inside the Children enjoy the warm holiday spirits thanks to BNSF.
The BNSF California Division Christmas Train rolls westbound down Cajon Pass on a cold overcast day. Inside the Children enjoy the warm holiday spirits thanks to BNSF.