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.
A westbound UP train has reached the top of the grade at Cajon Pass at Summit, and will now slowly drop down the west side to San Bernardino. It's crossing to the north track, which is less steep ... (more)
Led by 3 SPSF merger-painted SD39's, the LA-KC 893 train makes a quick stop to cut out helpers on a stormy winter morning.
BNSF 7509 east reaches Summit, where the snow has already quickly melted away.
A westbound Santa Fe freight is moments from tipping over the top of Cajon Pass before the long descent to San Bernardino. The power is a nice set of blue and yellow units.
Not long after daybreak, an upgrade (eastbound) UP freight grinds the last mile to the top at Summit as another UP freight drops westward down the steep South Track at Cajon Pass.
BNSF 7858 leads this eastbound as it crests Cajon Summit.
Eight GE's charge up to the summit of Cajon Pass on a hot Los Angeles, CA to Willow Springs, IL Z9 on a hot July morning.
Santa Fe 238 West approaches the crossovers at Summit as fog creeps into the pass.
UP's MWCNP rounds the big curve as it crests Cajon Summit.
An eastbound Santa Fe manifest uses the old, four-track alignment at Summit not long before the railroad switched to the new one immediately to the south.