Super Fleet through Verdemont
Descending the Cajon Subdivision in 1990 through Verdemont, Santa Fe Dash 8-40BW #527 leads this TOFC/Double Stack train down the south main towards San Bernardino and west on the Pasadena Subdivision to Hobart Yard.
Free at Last!
Santa Fe #3751, after hibernating since June of 1958 in San Bernardino, CA's Viaduct Park, is finally free after being pulled from her cement pedestal in 1986. Over the next five years she will undergo a complete restoration to operational status culminating with the pulling of the California Limited excursion train in December 1991.
Fresh Blue and Yellow - Santa Fe Style
A sharp-looking set of Santa Fe blue and yellow warbonnet freight power, led by SD45 #5402, heads for San Bernardino through Ono on Cajon Pass' Cajon Sub on March 30, 1991. With red and silver warbonnets arriving on the property, it was nice to see a solid set of vintage power.
Freight Warbonnets across Cajon Summit
ATSF SD45 #5300 leads this eastbound mixed freight train up Main #1 on the 1st Subdivision through Cajon Pass Summit in 1986.
BNSF Working through Woodford Siding
BNSF H1 Dash 9-44CW #1040 grinds up the Tehachapi grade with eastbound tonnage through Woodford Siding in Fall 2001.
Coast Starlight at Mission Tower
Train #11, the Coast Starlight, pulls through the East Bank Jct. and past Mission Tower as evening falls on the approach to LAUPT in 1984.
Cabhop at Mission Tower
Eastbound on Santa Fe's 2nd District at Mission Tower in Los Angeles, GP35u #2905 leads a cabhop of 8-9 locomotives up the west bank of the Los Angeles River in 1984.
ATSF Freight Warbonnets through Cajon Station
ATSF SD45-2 #5639 leads this eastbound TOFC train up the South Track through Cajon Pass for the run to Summit. A 3% grade awaits the train east of Cajon Station in 1986.
Through the Narrows from Railfair '99
On the final westbound lap back to Los Angeles, Santa Fe #3751 and the Railfair '99 Special highball Victorville's Upper Narrows heading for Cajon Pass, San Bernardino and a dash down the San Bernardino Subdivision in 1999.
Blasting Out of Mojave
Southern Pacific Daylight #4449, minus the helpers that provided assistance over the Tehachapis, leads the World's Fair Daylight eastbound out of Mojave on the original SP route to the City of the Angels for an early evening arrival at LAUPT in 1984.
Coast Starlight #13 at Santa Barbara, CA
On the anniversary of the inaugural run of SP's Coast Daylight 50 years earlier on March 21, 1937.
Cotton Belt Climbs the Cutoff
Westbound Cotton Belt/SSW SD45 #9065 leads this manifest freight near the west end of Canyon Siding on the Palmdale Colton Cutoff in Cajon Pass in 1985.