Three Santa Fe cowls lead an eastbound manifest past SP's Mojave Yard with the Tehachapi Mountains for a backdrop.
Two Santa Fe F45’s and two SD45-2’s guide a westbound pig train down the steep (3.3% grade) north track just west of Cajon Summit. Today, the location is called Silverwoo... (more)
Santa Fe 558 West passes Stockton Tower and crosses SP's Valley Line as it heads for the San Joaquin Delta and its final destination of Richmond, CA.
Five EMD GP35s pull an eastbound manifest past Stockton Tower. March 1983, when this photo was taken, saw a lot of rain fall on California, with Tehachapi Pass being closed by severe floods on Mar... (more)
A westbound BNSF stack train fights the grade at Coconino, just east of Flagstaff on the Arizona Plateau.
Santa Fe 841 leads BN 8027, LRCX 8112, and BN 7107 east over the Valmora bridge as it heads for Raton, New Mexico.
Santa Fe 3807 leads a westbound manifest on the south track at Cajon Summit. The tower for the high voltage power lines is under construction on the right. A lot has changed at Cajon Summit sinc... (more)
A grain drain descends the grade out of the Tehachapis on a warm summer afternoon.
Sant Fe GP-30 2745 idles the night away in San Bernardino.
It is 8:25 in the morning as Santa Fe 5003, which has plenty of power, leads intermodal train 891 eastbound towards the summit of Cajon Pass. A beautiful, clear day to watch trains one week befor... (more)
Returning to the yard after working downtown elevators, this switch job is about to clump across UP's McPherson Branch.
Before Santa Fe installed a second main track between Oakley and Bixler, CA, an Amtrak San Joaquin passes a Santa Fe work train on the house track at the former.
Santa Fe 8703 West waits in the siding at the Loop for a meet with SP's Tehachapi Mountain Local.
After meeting a westbound Santa Fe manifest, a hot 991 train continues its climb up the pass as it departs Woodford siding.