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  1. Before the fred there was a caboose!

    Before the fred there was a caboose!

    Santa Fe knew how to bring up the rear of an eastbound intermodal freight seen crossing over the remnants of old Hwy.138 through Cajon Pass' Mormon Rocks in 1985.
  2. Last minute checks..

    Last minute checks..

    Here is the crew doing their last minutes checks as the steamer is releasing steam in the usual spots near and in the cab. This was my 1st time actually chasing a steam train without the huge railfan crowds around.. What a noticable change.
  3. Waitin' her turn to shine..

    Waitin' her turn to shine..

    #18 is sitting just idling underneath an overpass in downtown Hood River while waiting for all the passengers to board before a 10am departure on a crisp and cool saturday morning..
  4. Steam Bridge..

    Steam Bridge..

    #18 is giving this bridge on the Mt. Hood Railroad a good dose of thick black oily smoke as it pushes the passenger train up towards its final destination of Odell, Ore.
  5. #18 across the Hood River 8-4-2007

    #18 across the Hood River 8-4-2007

    With two of my friends, we ended up chasing Fleming Locomotive Works #18 as it crosses the river on the Mt. Hood Railroad towards the station sign "Switchback". The steamer sounded awesome!!
  6. # 3751 at Mormon Rocks 1991

    # 3751 at Mormon Rocks 1991

    #3751 and the California Limited negotiate the curve eastbound through the Mormon Rocks in Cajon Pass in December 1991.
  7. Mormon Rocks

    Mormon Rocks

    EMD SD60 leading a 40-2T and other locos through the Mormon Rock area of Cajon Pass
  8. Santa Fe Blue and Yellow through Mormon Rocks

    Santa Fe Blue and Yellow through Mormon Rocks

    Westbound Santa Fe SD40-2 #5102 leads its train through the Mormon Rocks and under Hwy. 138 on the North Main through Pine Lodge in Cajon Pass in 1984.
  9. Southern Pacific on the Cutoff - Mormon Rocks

    Southern Pacific on the Cutoff - Mormon Rocks

    On a crystal clear day, Southern Pacific SD45T-2 #9172 leads its eastbound train down the Cutoff through Mormon Rocks in Cajon Pass in 1986.
  10. SP through Mormon Rocks

    SP through Mormon Rocks

    An eastbound Southern Pacific freight cranks up the dynamics led by SD45T-2 #9166 through the Mormon Rocks on the Palmdale Colton Cutoff at the west end of Canyon in 1984.
  11. BNSF'S Cajon Sub

    BNSF'S Cajon Sub

    UP Westbound Freight Train running via trackage rights over BNSF at Cajon Jct. Ca. ( Mormon Rocks )
  12. Rolling Through Point of Rocks

    Rolling Through Point of Rocks

    CSX mixed freight train headed by a BNSF engine rolls through Point of Rocks, MD enroute to Baltimore, MD.




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