U-Boat at SummitAn eastbound Santa Fe freight, led by U33C 8767 and a quartet of GP35s, crests the summit of southern California's Cajon Pass in March 1979.
Coal for KaiserIt takes eight SD40-2s to bring Union Pacific's coal train over Cajon Pass as it heads for the Kaiser Steel mill in Fontana, California. Cresting the Summit in April... (more)
Santa Fe ... And Amtrak?Cresting Cajon Pass’ summit is a Santa Fe eastbound, powered by GP35 2850, GP35 2822, a GP30, another GP35 and GP30 2702. Just behind the power is Amtrak F4... (more)
The remains of winter storm Jonas have Ridgecrest under a blanket of fresh powder as 135 completes its climb up the Blue Ridge on a beautiful winter afternoon.
Northbound stack on approach meets southbound stack at Tehachapi Summit.
A set of SD24’s led by 949 makes its way past one of the most famous locations in railroading, the 3829-foot Summit of Cajon Pass, before dropping down the 3 percent grade to the LA Basin on Septe... (more)
An eastbound Z has plenty of power to lift the double stacks and TOFC around the curve into Summit.
After dropping off the "Last Gladstone Line Freight Train" in Summit Yard, the NS 3010 ran around the train and is seen here returning to couple back up. After which, the NS H02 will he... (more)
Norfolk Southern's "Erie" Heritage unit nears the summit of the Blue Ridge Grade at Ridgecrest on this beautiful early September morning. A four hour delay due to a stalled 162 ahead al... (more)
Quite possibly the last ES44C4 with this carbody leading a Westbound stack train down the 3% grade. I stumbled upon this little gem on my way home after a long day at work.
A Whisp-Spud begins its decent into Cajon Pass from Summit on a warm summer day in one of railroading's more iconic spots.
Following a loaded coal train south from Healy is challenging enough without having to contend with sucker holes. Unfortunately I lost the battle here as the train crests the summit of Broad Pass ... (more)
Demoted to freight service this future celebrity teams up with a celebrity of the day to wheel a eastbound freight toward Barstow.,
Eastbound intermodal makes it's way under a rainbow as it approaches Cajon Summit.