Goat Canyon Rock Fall Near Tunnel 8 - [Gorge Ride 2017 Series] - After a two year hiatus from entering the Gorge, my riding companions and I penetrated the canyon from the Jacumba portal an... (more)
Rock Fall Near Tunnel 11 - [Gorge Ride 2017 Series] -Looking east from about 1/2 mile east of the East Portal of Tunnel 11.
After a two year hiatus from entering the Gorge, my riding com... (more)
The View from the East Portal of Tunnel 12 - [Gorge Ride 2017 Series] - A view of the Gorge looking east from inside the East Portal of Tunnel 12. After a two year hiatus from entering the... (more)
A fairly rare steam-generator equipped ex Chicago & Northwestern (later Carrizo Gorge) rebuilt GP9 sits behind the Gerdau Corsa distribution center in Matanuco BCN Mexico awaiting its fate. Behin... (more)
Jacumba; a mysterious depot in the Southern California desert that poses many questions. These units have been here for some time now, along with the Geep, Alco and B Unit. However, rumor has it t... (more)
Plaster City - [Summer Solstice 2015 +7 Series] - Purchased by the Pacific Imperial Railway (aka PIR) the successor in interest to the Carrizo Gorge Railway, these three former CSX GP38-2'... (more)
Welcome to Jacumba California - [Summer Solstice 2015 +7 Series] - The station at Jacumba California.
The 1:1 Scale Weathering Project in Progress at Jacumba - [2015 Summer Solstice +7 Series] -A Tren Turistico Del Noroeste (Tourist Train of the Northwest) Caboose at Jacumba "weathers" d... (more)
Ghost Drag - [Summer Solstice 2015 +7 Series] - Purchased by the Pacific Imperial Railway (aka PIR) the successor in interest to the Carrizo Gorge Railway, these three former CSX GP40-2's s... (more)
Boxed In on the Right - Looking west at the rock wall across the gorge and back, towards Tunnel 7.
East Portal of Tunnel 6 - Looking back at the east portal of Tunnel 7.
Mile post 98 is about 0.3 miles in the opposite direction and this area is two track miles from our jump off point ... (more)
Looking East at MP 98 - After exiting the east portal of Tunnel 7 and traveling a bit more around the mountain, one comes to mile marker 98.
About another 0.7 miles around the corner is ... (more)
Gorge Siding - After exiting the east portal of Tunnel 7 and traveling another half mile or so, one comes around a bend in the track and is presented with this view of three "Societe d... (more)
Picked Switch -A set of five (5) former Chicago Northwestern (CNW) commuter cars that were acquired by Chicago Metra (METX) and later sold as surplus lies derailed across the turnout at Dub... (more)
Builders Plate - The rail line through the Carrizo Gorge was constructed starting in 1906 and it opened in 1919.
Here, an old Santa Fe hopper stands on a siding at Goat Canyon next to t... (more)