BNSF's Barstow to Kaiser yard manifest drops downgrade at Pine Lodge after a light overnight snowfall left the pass looking like a winter wonderland.
Amtrak 164 leads the westbound Southwest Chief running around 3 hours late through Cajon Station. I'm sure the passengers don't mind the slight delay, as they get to enjoy a rare trip through the ... (more)
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.
BNSF 7025 leads a westbound stack train over the natural crossover at Frost.
Out in the Mojave Desert on the Southwest Portland Cement, A former Katy GP39-2, now earning revenue for Cemex leads a shorter than usual train towards Victorville just minutes outside the plant a... (more)
Nearing the Bell Mountain road crossing, #418 leads its train along the SWPC main line as it heads for Victorville.
Nearing the facility at Victorville, Cemex 418 eases its train into town as it decends the 3% grade.
A former Katy GP39-2 leads a short train from the Bell Mountain facility towards the Plant at Victorville. It's rare to catch the 418 out on the road as the perfered power is the ex Union Pacific ... (more)
Cemex 2125 leads a SWPC train down into Victorville with more loads from the Bell Mountain facility.
UP 8664 west has stalled out right on top of the fly over at Frost. The Cajon dispatcher is running all westbound traffic around the stalled train on main 1 as BNSF 7502 leads a solid TOFC train u... (more)
2 SD70's are on the point of a coal empty tied down on the Creal Branch just north of Mojave.
4 units lead a southbound BNSF intermodal at Illmon as it begins its journey through the Tehachapi Mountains.
On a late spring evening, BNSF 7533 leads a southbound manfest upgrade between Tunnels 1 and 2 as it climbs Tehachapi Pass.
BNSF 6925 south races the setting sun as it heads for the Tehachapi Mountains just minutes out of Bakersfield as it races through Edison on a hot August evening.
UP 8465 leads a long Southbound drag through Bealville as it enters tunnel 3