After waiting for good sun for hours at last a northbound train on the sawtooth profile.
Demoted to freight service this future celebrity teams up with a celebrity of the day to wheel a eastbound freight toward Barstow.,
An eastbound is moving up for the assault on Cajon Pass and oh, mon dieu, she's smoking a little. I wish I could have chased it up the hill.
Winding downgrade a westbound freight passes my great old '76 Datsun B210 "the mustard jar". No air conditioning for me in those days.
A nice looking unit sitting at the old shop. I always loved the Santa Fe. BTW, that bubble gum machine must of been on top to appease politicians. It didn't do anything else.
This westbound unit seems to indicate that odd paint job wouldn't have held up and Cajon would be more boring so I'm happy SPSF never came off. Nice little interlude though.
Another eastbound, this one merchandise, assaults the grade to overcome Cajon Pass.
An eastbound pig train with a typical colorful consist grinds through a famous location. Old-time California hands my remember that green stuff. It's called vegetation.
Making smoke (Oh Dear!) this railtrain is actually backing up Cajon Pass to do some work.
Southbound military move running long hood forward on a road move, almost unheard of.
Another southbound coal train is today led by something a little special, even more so because the "spoilers" forgot to paint over the WM.
Sitting in the siding with a southbound rail train a second stringer already.
The stealth paint scheme was like a horrible wreck. somehow you just couldn't look away.
When this was taken there were only 10 of this model on the railroad and two were leading this train, headed toward the K&IT bridge and a trip up the old Monon. I guess this little connector no l... (more)