UP 844 rolls out of Afton Canyon on a cloudy morning.
A detoured empty grain train rolls down Afton Canyon
A loaded coal train makes its way west through Afton Canyon on the former LA&SL.
A trip to Afton Canyon in the Mojave Desert for the purpose of catching the recently reactivated DDA40Xs pays off, with this westbound freight appearing before the shadows completely covered the t... (more)
Trailers and stacks head west through Afton Canyon right before we got quite a flat tire. Taking two cars was definitely the right decision.
After quite a long wait, this westbound ballast train finally showed up.
UP 8644 brings up the rear of a Chicago to Los Angeles stack train on the extremely dead Cima Sub.
I had no idea what I was getting myself into when I started the hike for this shot... I bagged this at the east end of Afton Cyn, along UP's Cima Subdivision. This is BNSF's coal drag enroute to... (more)
The hike and climb was well worth the view of this east bounder:)
Nothing like taking a trip to Southern California and not only having great weather but finding this on the point of a UP east bound stack train in Afton Canyon!
First of many ACe shots of the day
UP 4789 at second crossing of Afton Creek - Afton Canyon