A winter storm has dropped a light dusting of snow at Cajon Summit as the eastbound Amtrak Desert Wind breaks out of the clouds into a brief moment of sunlight.
Union Pacific 3091 has stopped on the south main line at summit. Creeping up on the north main is Amtrak 221 leading the westbound Desert Wind. The Amtrak train will cross over from the north to... (more)
Amtrak 500 leads the Desert Wind westbound on the Santa Fe south track towards Cajon Summit, while up above, a Southern Pacific westbound train has stopped in the siding at Hiland.
The inbound Desert Wind coasts to a stop at Pasadena Station. The number on the right side of the engine adjacent to the headlight looks like a stenciled replacement.
The Desert Wind makes its way along the Los Angeles River about a mile from Union Station.
The Desert Wind in the last month of operation. Passenger trains no longer call or run through here, however Virgin Trains USA is eyeing a LA to Vegas route.