UP 8006 leads an empty windmill train northbound on the Palmdale Cutoff between Phelan and Wash on the Mojave Sub.
A BNSF OCS descends Cajon toward San Bernadino while I waited for ATSF 3751 to ascend Cajon.
ATSF 3751 approaches the summit of Cajon in a view watched by hundreds of railfans.
A BNSF OCS "races" a southbound UP mixed freight on the Palmdale Cutoff as they both approach Blue Cut on famous Cajon Pass. Train traffic was plenty as we all waited for ATSF 3751 to come up fro... (more)
Rage on, you magnificent beast with your two siblings. The "toasters" are coming and a consist like this is will soon be moving from uncommon to rare. Eastbound and looking good.
Easing down the pass "the short way" with the latest in "toasters" this pig train has the flanges squealing and dynamic brakes going full bore.
Early morning along the Palmdale cutoff finds a Oakland California, to Spring Texas auto train racing across the Mojave Desert near Phelan with a concest like it was 1999 all over again. UP SD90ma... (more)
Union Pacific exercises their trackage rights over BNSF as a 59th Street bound intermodal passes through the Mormon Rocks area and over Cajon Creek with a mix of an ES44AC, two variations of SD70M... (more)
BNSF's Southern California Christmas Train Trip Two takes the S Curve just before slipping under Route 138 in Wrightwood, as it makes its way over Cajon Creek in world famous Cajon Pass. The train... (more)
The Western Pacific heritage unit leads the Southern Pacific heritage unit and one of the Salt Lake City Olympic units with a 12,000 foot long intermodal train at Mormon Rocks. I need to thank Ray... (more)
The red and silver on this unit appears decent, unlike many of its GE brethren.
A westbound BNSF pig train rolls down the south track on west slope of Cajon.
A BNSF stack continues climbing east towards Silverwood then onto Summit.
A Union Pacific manifest works up the Palmdale cutoff in the Cajon Pass.
A dangerous place to run trains, this engineer has his train well under control as he passes the derailment site that took the lives of two of his co-workers.