Centennials heading for Sullivan's Curve
Eastbound Union Pacific DDA40X "Centennials" #6935/#6927 work on the big curve out of Cajon Station heading for Cajon's Sullivan's Curve in 1984.
1-52 World's Fair Daylight through Tulare, CA
Southern Pacific #4449, running as Tr.1-52, blasts eastbound through Tulare on the morning of May 12, 1984 with the World's Fair Daylight. Next stop, Bakersfield to pick up a pair of helpers in Daylight colors for the climb over the Tehachapis.
World's Fair Daylight approaching Tehachapi
With the assistance of Daylight-painted #7399/#7342, #4449 Daylight leads Train 1-52 into the town of Tehachapi on May 12, 1984.
UP E's Through Riverside
Union Pacific's eastbound trio of E9s approaches West Riverside Jct. where the line meets with the ATSF for the run to Daggett and points east in 1993.
Warbonnet Memories at Devore
Red/Silver Warbonnet #712 west, a Dash 9-44CW, leads a double-stack train down BNSF's #2 main at Devore on the Cajon Subdivision in Cajon Pass in 2001.
Union Pacific at Sullivan's Curve
On a cool, crisp day in Cajon Pass, a westbound Union Pacific mixed freight decends Santa Fe's 2.2% grade on Main #1 through Sullivan's Curve in 1990.
Santa Fe Blue and Yellow through Cajon Summit
On a cold Christmas Eve at Cajon Summit, Santa Fe SD40-2 #5206 leads a westbound freight along the South Main before descending Cajon Pass on December 24, 1987.
Southern Pacific in Tehachapi Pass
Westbound Southern Pacific SD40M-2 #8577 leads its train down the main at Woodford while an eastbound holds in the siding in 1997. I believe this particular unit retained all of its SP markings until at least 2006 in San Antonio, TX.
1984 Action at Mission Tower Diamonds
Westbound Santa Fe freight crosses the diamonds at the west end of the 2nd District at Mission Tower led by SDF45 #5982 in 1984.
Classic Santa Fe through Blue Cut
Santa Fe B36-7 #7498 with the unique air-intake sound baffles leads a GP40X through Cajon Pass' Blue Cut on the #1 Main of the 1st Subdivision in 1985.
#3751 Returning from Railfair '99
Santa Fe #3751 races eastbound through East Bena in Tehachapi Pass on the return leg from Railfair '99 in Sacramento.
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.