Thanks to the grading of the 3rd main I'm able to get a shot that before was not possible.
BNSF Employee Special makes the return trip into San Bernardino after a trip to Cajon Summit.
A westbound stack train comes off Summit into Silverwood.
A westbound stack train stretches from cajon Summit through Silverwood and into Dell.
An eastbound ethanol train makes it's way up and through Silverwood towards Summit.
The "end" of an era! DPU's enter what's left of tunnel #2. With the 3rd main construction above tunnel #2 the tunnels roof started falling apart causing the shutdown of main #2 and the emergency r... (more)
An eastbound UP stack train heads through Old Keenbrook.
The track measurement car "Rio Grande River" is being led westbound down Cajon Pass by an old Santa Fe blue bonnet, a B23-7.
Day becomes night as smoke from the Lake Arrowhead fire blankets the San Bernardino Valley. With gusts over 40mph the trains were running few and infrequent today. Strange how such tragic events,... (more)
The construction of the 3rd main in the pass and the removal of many hills, make shots like this one possible for the first time. Just after sunrise this eastbound passes through tunnel #1 on main... (more)
A busy photo. An eastbound comes up main #2 as MoW crews work on the new signal tower, the new crossover switch and prepare two other switches to make the new crossover to the UP line complete. Bu... (more)
Congestion at summit as a westbound UP gets the green and three BNSF trains hold. The grading for the 3rd main as some ice contrast for photos now.
First light hits Cajon Summit as a westbound UP Intermodal passes through.
Just another day on Cajon Pass as three warbonnets lead this manifest east.
Is it comin' or goin'? A coil-car train with two engines on each end makes it's way west.