9535 leads D8-40B 7413 and SDP40F 5251 eastbound.
Getting up to track speed after crossing the Mississippi on its way to Chicago.
Santa Fe 505 East climbs the steep western slope of Ash Hill as it roars through the Mojave Desert past Ludlow. From this vantage point, we can see that the desert is definitely not flat, but has ... (more)
On the California side of the Colorado River bridge, 646 heads an eastbound TOFC, with Dash 8-40B 7410 and a pair of GP60Ms trailing.
Santa Fe 5347 West creeps through the ATSF-UP interchange to get to UP's Stockton Yard from Santa Fe's Mormon Yard. Because of catastrophic flood damage to SP's Tehachapi line on March 1, 1983, Sa... (more)
Santa Fe red and silver FP45 No. 98 leads a long pig train up the steep grade at Woodford, CA. The morning fog hasn't yet burned off, and the 98 looked like phantom apparition when it appeared fro... (more)
SD75Ms 8268 and 249 head east.
The 1979 Pacific Railroad Society "Mountain Outin" passenger special was run up the steeper south track from Cajon Siding to Cajon Summit, and in the process, pretty much tied up the rai... (more)
SD45-2 5822 leads an eastbound towards Crozier Canyon, past permanent way renewal work.
With misty clouds draping the mountains and a light rain falling, a westbound Santa Fe pig meets an eastbound manifest at Blue Cut. We're standing right on top of the infamous San Andreas Fault.
After meeting a westbound, a Santa Fe freight revs up and accelerates out of the siding at Knightsen, CA.
As the evening shadows engulf the low reaches of Franklin Canyon, Santa Fe 2906 West drops down from the summit through Christie.
Santa Fe 5825, in the SPSF Kodachrome merger paint scheme, along with Santa Fe 5979 and two more units, leads a westbound down Cajon Pass near Keenbrook.
Santa Fe 2867, in the SPSF Kodachrome merger paint scheme, and Santa Fe 2901, sit near the Amtrak station and the Santa Fe diesel shop in San Bernardino.
Santa Fe 5906 waits for clearance from the dispatcher to tie on to a stalled freight and help it eastbound up Cajon Pass.