An eastbound z-train roars through the S-cruves in Summit Valley as westbounds stack up after a train in lower Cajon went into emergency. Fresh snow on the mountain, a rarity in Apriol, makes for ... (more)
An eastbound stack train makes it's way up main #2 under Hwy.138.
An eastbound stack train makes it's way through upper Keenbrook.
A good shot of Keenbrook in it's entirety as a BNSF stack train heads east up the canyon. Above that line is the old SP line, the Palmdale Cut-off.
Some local power sits along side a westbound Z-train waiting for a green signal and the seldom photographed Victorville Yard.
A meet of east and westbounds at the Hill 582 crossing. I like how both trains second unit is a NS engine.
Look at it while you can. Work starts May 7th and one of the first steps is building a shoe-fly track around this tunnel then daylighting it for the 3rd main up Cajon Pass.
OK this is strange! A new UP C45ACCTE on it's maiden voyage west. Now either BNSF has kidnapped this engine and is running it, or UP has kidnapped three BNSF engines. Hard to say but it's nice and... (more)
100% pure luck here. This is another shot I've been wanting and was very pleased when the front of this train appeared and the Cajon Helpers came into the shot above them at the top of Sullivan's ... (more)
A westbound intermodal runs along Cajon Creek south of Hwy.138.
A westbound coil-car train crests Cajon Summit as in the background a major wildfire gets closer to the tracks and threatens the town of Hesperia.
A westbound passes another westbound UP awaiting a crew change at summit.
A eastbound Intermodals with rear DPU's makes it's way through the steep 2.18% grade at the "S" curves at Silverwood.
A short 118 axle intermodal makes it's way east through Silverwood.
Above and below in Cajon Canyon. A westbound BNSF runs below a southbound UP running all elephant style above. As I said before, getting a meet here has slipped me until the last two days, today I... (more)