Departing the station in Pomona CA is Amtrak’s train 36, the Ogden UT-bound Desert Wind. On this day, a pair of F40PHs, 214 and 249, are in charge of this nine-car train. There is a lot o... (more)
Another shot from the old print box. Amtrak #36, the Desert Wind rounding Sullivan's Curve in Cajon Pass. That “Pepsi Can” P32-8 looks pretty good to me. Scanned from a color print.
The Desert WindAmtrak train #36, led by SDP40F 526 and F40PH 221, passes through Mormon Rocks in southern California's Cajon Pass on March 27th, 1981. This is the eastbound <... (more)
Scooting along for a good trip through the sand and creosote bushes the "Desert Wind" seems lost in the vastness but provides a welcome change from the dozens of freights that ply this track daily... (more)
Amtrak train #36, led by SDP40F 526 and F40PH 221, passes through Mormon Rocks in southern California's Cajon Pass on March 27th, 1981. This is the eastbound Desert Wind, which ran from Lo... (more)
Amtrak Dash 8-32BWH 513 hauls a five-car Desert Wind over California's Cajon Pass, the first obstacle for train #36 since departing Los Angeles on its way to Salt Lake City, Utah.
We're leaving Barstow,CA. on the eastbound Desert Wind headed for Las Vegas,NV..
Amtrak train #36, the eastbound Desert Wind (Los Angeles CA to Salt Lake City UT) passes through Lambert, a "station" in eastern Anaheim, California, on January 27th, 1993. Amtrak's colorf... (more)
Running five hours behind schedule, Amtrak's Desert Wind train #36 skirts the southern shore of the Great Salt Lake at Lake Point, Utah. A Union Pacific mixed freight train is running parallel to ... (more)
Train #36, the eastbound Desert Wind, meets a northbound San Diegan at the platforms of Fullerton CA. Fullerton has changed considerably since this shot, even the Donald Duck orange juice plant i... (more)
The Desert Wind heading for the desert. While the grade up to Summit is steep, this angle makes it look dramatic.
The Desert Wind headed toward Los Angeles. Note: this is actually a GE P32-8BWH.
The Desert Wind Departing for the Cajon and the Desert during station reconstruction.
The Desert Wind's Pepsi Can gets a window wash.
Unusual to see two units on the "Desert Wind"