A short eastbound UP freight is near the top of Cajon Pass as it approaches Summit, CA.
Smoke belches from the trailing SD40-2---perhaps the sign of a bad turbo--as a UP westbound crests Cajon Pass at Summit, CA.
Two Santa Fe SD40-2s are climbing Cajon with a long train of intermodal trailers hanging on the rear unit's drawbar. A pair of GP30s is pushing on the rear.
A Santa Fe eastbound freight climbs Cajon Pass behind a mix of EMD power.
A 7 hour late Southwest Chief begins its decent down Cajon Pass at Summit with an NS leader on the point.
BNSF Railway ES44AC, a rare visitor west of Barstow, leads train Q-LACSTL1-27V (Guaranteed Service Intermodal; Los Angeles CA to St Louis MO) aorund the big curve at Summit - the top of southern C... (more)
Union Pacific "Big Boy" 4014 is finally heading home to Cheyenne, Wyoming, for restoration to operable condition. Train PWCYR2 28 (Passenger, West Colton Yard CA to Yermo CA) departed W... (more)
An empty Union Pacific coal train approaches the top of Cajon Pass at Summit, California, on March 31, 2010.
The WP Heritage Unit leads UP's Salt Lake City-Long Beach intermodal ISCLB through Cajon Summit with a nice mostly-EMD consist.
Many years before the triple-tracking of Cajon Pass was done, a Santa Fe eastbound rounds the "new" alignment at the top of the pass at Summit. The ATSF blue and gold paint scheme was beautiful, p... (more)
The eastbound Daygo manifest (San Deigo,CA to Barstow, CA) battles up the two percent grade of Cajon Pass as it reaches the summit on a cool November morning.
Eastbound Santa Fe train cresting the Cajon grade at Summit
Having made it to the top. 2892 will remain on the train for braking until they get to Victorville.
Cresting the summit of southern California's Cajon Pass is Amtrak train #35, the Desert Wind, heading from Salt Lake City, Utah, to Los Angeles on December 29th, 1979. F40PHRs 290 and 289 ... (more)
Four BNSF GEs are pulling over 8,000 feet of UPS mail out of the LA Basin as they head up and over Cajon Pass. And yes, that is the rear end of the train in the background.