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  1. New Warbonnets arriving on the 198

    New Warbonnets arriving on the 198

    New Santa Fe Dash 8-40BWs #503/#505 bring the 1-198-12 train west down the South Main of the Cajon Subdivision through Cajon Station on October 14, 1990.
  2. October In The Railroad Earth

    October In The Railroad Earth

    The desert brush provides fall colors as UP 5403 (DPU) follows a heavy manifest train down Cajon Pass on the Palmdale Cutoff just below CP Silverwood. This train is bound for West Colton, California. Image captured on Oct 18th 2008, which was a beautiful autumn day.
  3. Cajon in Autumn Glory

    Cajon in Autumn Glory

    UP 5371 heads down the Palmdale cutoff on a beautiful autumn afternoon in Cajon Pass.
  4. Fall colors Cajon style

    Fall colors Cajon style

    Cajon Pass doesn't get the kind of fall colors that the other parts of the country gets. However, there are flowers that bloom every fall and mix in with the shrubs that have endured the summer providing a different kind of autumn coloring. I'd sure like to get out see the changing of the...
  5. SF Kodachrome @ Cajon Station

    SF Kodachrome @ Cajon Station

    Eastbound Santa Fe SD45-2 "Kodachrome" #5811 charges through Cajon Station while leading a TOFC train up Main #1 in Cajon Pass in 1989.
  6. ATSF/BNSF/BN - Headin' Down the Pass

    ATSF/BNSF/BN - Headin' Down the Pass

    Classic ATSF blue/yellow warbonnet B23-7 #6398 leads a BNSF red/silver warbonnet unit and a BN cascade green unit hauling baretables through Cajon Station on the #2 Main in Cajon Pass in July 1998.
  7. Sunset on Cajon Crossovers

    Sunset on Cajon Crossovers

    Looking westbound between the BNSF Mains 1 & 2 at the Cajon Crossovers in Cajon Pass 2001.
  8. Union Pacific Hauls the Stacks

    Union Pacific Hauls the Stacks

    On a beautiful January afternoon in Cajon Pass, Union Pacific SD40-2 #3506 leads eastbound doublestacks through Blue Cut on the Cajon Sub in 1995.
  9. BNSF Working through Cajon Station

    BNSF Working through Cajon Station

    BNSF H2 Dash 9-44CW #4497 drifts westbound down Cajon Pass with freight tonnage under the yet to be activated WBCS cantilever signal bridge at Cajon Station on December 15, 2007.
  10. Headin' for Sullivan's Curve

    Headin' for Sullivan's Curve

    BNSF H2 Dash 9-44CW #4655 grinds eastbound on the Cajon Subdivision approaching the bridge over Cajon Creek through Cajon Station with a rolled steel train on December 15, 2007.
  11. Red Line in the Desert

    Red Line in the Desert

    UP 5520 leads a K-Line train up the Palmdale Cutoff as it approaches the Silverwood crossover on a bright morning in Cajon Pass.
  12. Crossing over @ Silverwood

    Crossing over @ Silverwood

    UP 7847 uses the Silverwood crossover to move from BNSF main 1 to the Palmdale Cutoff as a the end of a third train heads down BNSF main 3.
  13. One holding, the other moving

    One holding, the other moving

    An eastbound container train holds on BNSF main 2 while BNSF 7768 leads a westbound train down BNSF main 3.
  14. Circus pasing through Cajon Pass

    Circus pasing through Cajon Pass

    BNSF 7661 leads the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Balley blue circus train passes through Silverwood as it approaches Summit.
  15. UP manifest heading up Cajon

    UP manifest heading up Cajon

    UP 8469 leads a manifest around Sullivan's Curve on BNSF track 1.
  16. Both ends visible

    Both ends visible

    As BNSF 4712 leads the head end of its train down from rounding Sullivan's Curve, the last car is about to disappear behind the cut.
  17. Meet below Summit

    Meet below Summit

    BNSF 529, eastbound, meets BNSF 5345, westbound, just below Summit. BNSF 529 is crawling to a stop as the train led by BNSF 5345 crosses over to track 2.
  18. Steel Coils Down Track 1

    Steel Coils Down Track 1

    BNSF 5507 leads a unit steel coil train down BNSF main 1 as it crosses over the dry creek near Mormon Rocks.
  19. Just me and my shadow capturing the view

    Just me and my shadow capturing the view

    Actually, there happened to be quite a few people who suddenly pull up and jumped out of there cars to scramble to the fence to watch BNSF 4130 pass by as it starts its journey down Cajon pass on track 3.
  20. Fading light

    Fading light

    UP 4866 passes under I-15 as it makes its way down BNSF main 3 in Cajon Pass.




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