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.
A little dusting of snow at Cajon Summit. One of my last shots of the year.
A very long Union Pacific mixed freight going down Cajon pass on main track 1, with sparkling clean SD70AH (SD70ACe) # 8919, SD70M # 5112 and C40-8W # 9381. Midtrain helpers were SD70M # 4839 and ... (more)
BNSF 5173 and six other engines haul an eastbound manifest through Summit on the outskirts of downtown Tehachapi.
At last light of the day, a UP eastbound freight powers around the last curve of Cajon's climb into Summit. Today there are three tracks through this cut (widened, of course).
An eastbound Santa Fe mixed freight is near the top of Cajon Pass as it swings around the curve leading to Summit.
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.
Five GEVOS lead this intermodal train as it approaches the Summit of the Cajon Pass.