Eastbound stacks work through Sullivan's Curve in the early morning.
BNSF 6672 & BNSF 6673 up front. BNSF 6671 & BNSF 6670 bring up the rear with 91 Loads, 10,468 Tons, 8127 Feet. All four C4’s are on their maiden trip west. Photographed at 16:23.
Nice looking unit but wow what is that gas tank on the walkway? Loconotes guys, this ought to spawn reams of suppositions.
ATSF took their old U-36Cs, rebuilt them, and hoped for better reliability at 3000HP. Why they did the nose I'd like to know.
I had only been living there for a couple of months and still had to remind myself I was really taking pictures on Cajon Pass almost every other weekend.
I noticed this unit has a "slick" nose, no headlight box. I wonder if it was built this way or reworked.
I got to looking at the this as a sort of railroad trivia question. We sometime lose sight of history. I realized that double stacks came along before ditch lights. I think they were after cabo... (more)
For me the loss of the tunnels took away a great deal. The new upgrades are great and all that but sometimes it seems to be an interstate highway with rails rather than asphalt. Grudgingly, I'm ... (more)
These were some of the first units which really established GE in the market. For the first time they weren't bad. Not great, but not bad.
Pig train easing down the grade westbound. There was once a yard here and all sorts of infrastructure. I miss all that wonderful infrastructure railroads once had.
Pig train easing down the grade westbound.
If you think the desert is not colorful check out the setting for this eastbound. Go out after a warm spring rain and it's incredible.
new Santa Fe 100 making first eastbound trip on 2nd section of LA to Chicago train 891 running up normal westbound south track in Cajon Pass about to pass under I-15
I was fortunate enough to visit my old home a lot on conferences etc. and caught this guy blasting out of the now-gone tunnel with an eastbound.