With an threatening sky for a back drop Southwest Portland Cement GP40 412 works with SDP35 411 at Victorville.
Southwest Portland Cement shuttle train is at the load out near Victorville, California.
Easing down the steep grade into Victorville, SWPC 415 has it's train under control as it nears a rural dirt crossing.
Returning from the facility at Bell Mountain, SWPC 415 leads the westbound train back to Victorville seen here along Quarry Road.
Out in the Mojave Desert on the Southwest Portland Cement, A former Katy GP39-2, now earning revenue for Cemex leads a shorter than usual train towards Victorville just minutes outside the plant a... (more)
Nearing the Bell Mountain road crossing, #418 leads its train along the SWPC main line as it heads for Victorville.
Nearing the facility at Victorville, Cemex 418 eases its train into town as it decends the 3% grade.
A former Katy GP39-2 leads a short train from the Bell Mountain facility towards the Plant at Victorville. It's rare to catch the 418 out on the road as the perfered power is the ex Union Pacific ... (more)
Cemex 2125 leads a SWPC train down into Victorville with more loads from the Bell Mountain facility.
Southwest Portland Cement #415 leads an empty coal train downgrade from the Bell Mountain Quarry. The industrial railroad brings coal up to the quarry for power and use in cement processing, and t... (more)
SWPC SD60 #416 leaves the Bell Mountain Quarry with another train of clinker for the cement plant in Victorville. The Southwestern Portland Cement Railroad has been in operation for nearly a centu... (more)
ex-US Steel 1109, nee-MP 1109