Running a little over 3 hours late, Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief decends the steep 3% south track down Cajon Pass after a overnight snowfall covered the pass.
Amtrak #3 is running nearly 3 hours late - it normally crosses southern California's Cajon Pass just before sunup - which gives its passengers a look at the snowfall the accumulated overnight. Th... (more)
It was always a nice treat when you a got an elusive westbound coming around the north track in the morning sun. A couple weathered "Kodachromes" EMDs up front didn't hurt matters either. Happi... (more)
An eastbound drag out of Colton Yard meets a 'canned' westbound at Hiland(summit) in a crisp morning in December. The only time I've been able to record a meet here of two separate SP freights w... (more)
After being a media queen in a few "Super Fleet"publicity specials in November, the 104 greets the low December morning sun back in freight service out of Hobart.
Approaching Silverwood on the Palmdale Cutoff, the UP's Mojave Flyer out of West Colton is making good time climbing the grade on Cajon Pass, and shortly the train will reach the high desert on th... (more)
Traditionally routed via the former SP Saugus Line into Los Angeles, this morning instead finds the UP's Brooklyn trailers on the Palmdale Cutoff as it approaches the north switch at Canyon siding... (more)
Near Gish in the upper reaches of Cajon Pass, an eastbound UP mixed freight climbs the grade on the normally-westbound south track, and will reach Summit in just a few minutes.
Near Pine Lodge in Cajon Pass, a westbound BNSF doublestack passes an uphill train on a brisk Sunday morning.
In the lower reaches of Cajon Pass, a southbound UP manifest descends the former SP Palmdale Cutoff at Canyon siding and will soon be arriving West Colton.
Just east of Hill 582, an eastbound BNSF container train powered by elephant style GE's climbs the last few miles to Cajon summit on a beautiful winter morning in southern California.
A cold and crystal clear morning in Cajon Pass finds an eastbound BNSF doublestack passing beneath the intermediate signals located near Hill 582.
Working its way north on the Palmdale Cutoff, an empty UP manifest comprised of empty box cars and led by a former SP AC4400CW passes Hill 582 on a chilly morning in Cajon Pass.