Tied-down between hoppers old and abused, Southwest Portland Cement’s SD40-2 sits between runs to the clinker mill at Black Mountain.
Southbound tonnage descends into Mojave in morning light.
Dumping ballast west of the new special work at Silverwood.
Light help climbs past the old location of SP's Redlands X-Overs headed east to get another westbound. In the upper left you can see the Cargill facility located at Verdemont on the BNSF Cajon Sub... (more)
Westbound domestic stacks descend San Timoteo Canyon below some stellar property above Redlands along the old SP Sunset Route.
A trio of pumpkins rustles up local wildlife on the Cajon Sub with a long stretch of domestic double stacks heading west.
Framed climbing out of deep cuts approaching Hill 582 with Mormon Rocks as the backdrop.
Moments before the rising sun will illuminate the dell, eastbound imports wait for domestic traffic to make the climb to Summit.
Gliding through the curves of El Casco with a westbound heavy mixed drag.
Eastbound stacks ascend San Timoteo Canyon framed wrapped through the lower curves in the canyon.
Westbound tonnage eases around Sullivan's Curve. Clearly visible is the original 1913 right of way along with the 1977 and the old SP's Canyon siding, now UP.
A meet between Z trains takes place just west of town on a warm summers morning.
Framed timetable west of Summit on the Cajon Sub.