Wooden Car - [Summer Solstice 2015 +7 Series] - A former wooden Southern Pacific car that was used by the SD&AE as a dormitory when building the Desert Line sits on blocks at the station in... (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)
Summer Evening at Jacumba - [Summer Solstice 2015 +7 Series] - Built as MoPac 2169, what is left of UP 669, an EMD GP38-2 sits forlornly in the yard Jacumba Station attached to a small, equ... (more)
[Plate 525] Slow Death in the Desert - [Summer Solstice 2015 +7 Series] - With the Tamarisk trees in the background, these three wooden Southern Pacific chair cars slowly sucumb to the elem... (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)
Semaphore Signal at Goat Canyon - One of the two bridge signals (one at each end) that let train crews know that the large wooden trestle at Goat Canyon was intact and passable.
The idea... (more)
Vanishing Point - One of the Seven Sisters arcs off into the distance with the moon above as the sun begins to set over the Sonoran Desert. This railroad was embargoed in 2008 and there... (more)
Transcisco EMD F7(B) 101 at Jacumba California 2015 - Transcisco Tours was an operating company that owned passenger equipment and motive power that was operated as Amtrak charter trains on... (more)