In an everyday scene that now seems so alien, a Santa Fe caboose punctuates an eastbound pig train climbing Cajon Pass.
An eastbound train, with 49 TOFC flats, makes the ascent of Cajon Pass. The train is seen here rounding Sullivan’s curve at 2:20 pm on May 5, 1984.
A pair of Santa Fe GP30’s enters Sullivan’s Curve as it drifts down the Cajon Pass Grade. They have just helped an intermodal train up to Cajon Summit, and are headed for their next push.
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Union Pacific’s Office Car Special, which is no stranger to that storied grade between Cheyenne and Laramie, Wyoming, makes an unprecedented appear... (more)
A heavy fog hangs over the iconic ex-PRR Rockville bridge as a Union Pacific Office Car Special finds itself far from home, and on its way to North Jersey.
A Cotton Belt tunnel motor leans into a classic Southern Pacific caboose as it helps a westbound SP train around Sullivan’s Curve.
The local livestock seem to have no interest in the four Arkansas & Missouri Alcos that are trundling over the Frog Bayou and past their pasture.
The Arkansas & Missouri Fort Smith Turn crosses the Frog Bayou at the 282 Swimming Hole near Mountainburg, Arkanses.
The Arkansas & Missouri Fort Smith Turn breaks out of the shadows as it negotiates the reverse curve at Winslow, Arkansas.
The Arkansas & Missouri Fort Smith Turn rolls through the small settlement of West Fork, Arkansas.
The Arkansas & Missouri Fort Smith Turn approaches a highway overpass at Greenland, Arkansas.
The westbound Southwest Limited, Amtrak Train 3, makes its station stop at Raton, New Mexico.
Amtrak Train 4, the Southwest Limited, has completed its station stop at Raton, New Mexico, and is now continuing its eastward journey. It is beginning its ascent of Raton Pass, as it rolls... (more)
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A Toronto-bound train from Montreal backs off of the CN main line at Brockville, Ontario. It is coupling to the Ottawa section, which has arrived on the CP branch from Smiths Falls.