UP 4619 leads the SFLNO down the Palmdale Cutoff at Devore with a brightline special move.
A westbound train begins its ascent up Cajon Pass on the Palmdale Cutoff with a pair of SD70Ms leading a tunnel motor.
Dark TerritoryA Southern Pacific westbound passes the train order station (the caboose on the right) at Dike, the SP's name for Devore, California. Opened in 1967, this is the SP's... (more)
A hot Santa Fe westbound intermodal train approaches Devore, at the base of southern California's Cajon Pass, on October 27th, 1990. The train is being pulled by three new "elephant-style&qu... (more)
An eastbound Southern Pacific train exits Cajon Pass and adds more of the ubiquitous Cajon brake shoe smoke to the atmosphere of Devore, California.
60 cars of California produce have begun their journey to east coast markets as they descend Cajon Pass at Devore, California.
Eastbound Santa Fe freight Devore Cajon Pass
Why do the best things always show up after the sun disappears? – In the era just before Santa Fe’s unsuccessful merger with the SP, and before Superfleet, it was uncommon to encounter matched set... (more)
Eastbound UP manifest climbing Cajon Pass approaching Devore.
UP 2581 heads down out of Cajon Pass between Keenbrook and Dike on the Mojave Sub.
UP 7964, 7931, 8238 & 7997 on the point, Brand new UP 2575 was the rear DPU handling 38lds 53mtys, 5377tns, 6338ft.
In the pre-wide cab era, it was generally preferable to have a minority builder (non-EMD) unit leading. In this case, I would have been happy to have those three SD26's all alone on the point of t... (more)
It never fails... 4.7hpt & you get stuck behind the herd! BNSF 7947, 4517, 6666 & 8025 leads this Q-train that took nearly 4hrs to getup the hill!
Making smoke (Oh Dear!) this railtrain is actually backing up Cajon Pass to do some work.
To the casual observer passing the Cargill grain elevator in Devore, California, this appears to be a Union Pacific local delivering more hopper cars. In reality, these are BNSF Railway die... (more)