A westbound makes its way in the early morning down through Cajon Canyon at Keenbrook.
An eastbound hot z-train with new BNSF 7548, 7549 & 7550 blasts pass the crossing at Swarthout Canyon heading up the famous Cajon Pass.
A westbound UP threads the needle at Cajon Summit.
A work train with a new GP38-2 in the consist drops ballast along the shoofly track north of main #1 and the remains of tunnel #2.
Passing under I-15 and climbing the grade of main #3 through Alray.
A westbound BNSF stack train passes above an eastbound UP on main #3. Hill 582 is in the background.
Unusual to see a EMD SD60 leading a train down the Cajon Pass. This train has a rainbow consist with the EMD, Warbonnet, a H@ and a UP SD70M making up the consist.
Two uncommon sites in Cajon Pass, snow and a BNSF SD60M. A westbound z-train passes under I-15. Note the truck carrying the wheelsets on the freeway above the train.
A hot z-train exits BNSF Barstow R Yard passing under Hwy.58 and entering the Cajon Sub.
BNSF 4723, the MS Train Simulator engine, leads this westbound late in the afternoon east and up through Cajon Pass.
My Christmas Eve present, I finally get a westbound coming through the remains of tunnel #2.
Coming off summit on main #3, it's a nice seeing three mains now from Summit to Silverwood.
The days are slowly being counted down when this shot will no longer exist. These two tunnels will probably be gone within two weeks tops. Enjoy while you can!
One of a kind, BNSF 7695, sporting it's yellow BNSF logo instead of the common black one makes it's way east through Silverwood. It's very rare to find this engine on the point so we were quite ha... (more)
Thanks to the grading of the 3rd main I'm able to get a shot that before was not possible.