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Updated: March 5, 2010
Cajon Pass Aerial Photos
|by Dave Crammer|
I am very pleased to show some exclusive aerial photos of Dave Crammer.
We can see most photos before and some during the 3MT Construction.
A big thank you for sharing these excellent pictures with us.
Note: The copyright belongs to this gentleman. Do not use any photos without written permission.
|Photos are sorted by location from West to East (not by
date, number or railroad):
San Bernardino, Devore, Lower Canyon, Blue Cut, Swarthout Canyon Road, Cajon Station, Sullivan's Curve, Mormon Rocks/Stein's Hill/Pine Lodge/HWY 138, CP Walker/Davis Ranch Road, Alray/Tunnel Area, Hill 582, Silverwood, West Summit Island, Summit (Hiland), Martinez, Lugo, Hesperia
Abbreviations found on this page: EB = East Bound, NB = North Bound, SB = South Bound, WB = West Bound, NT = North Track, ST = South Track, 3MT = 3rd Main Track, MP = Mile Post, SWC = Swarthout Canyon Road Crossing, WSI = West Summit Island
For bigger size photos - please click on the 4-digit number below each photo.
|San Bernardino - DC-01||Devore (I-15/I-215) - DC-02||Devore (in the middle is I-15) - DC-03|
|Looking down from SWC to Blue Cut - DC-04||Same area w/Cajon Blvd at left - DC-05||Swarthout Canyon Road area - DC-06|
|Blue Cut - DC-07||Curve above SWC w/3MT - DC-08||I-15, Route 66, BNSF tracks, UP track - DC-09|
|Route 66 w/SWC Exit in the middle - DC-10||Looking uphill from Cajon Station - DC-11||Cajon Station w/Cleghorn exit - DC-12|
|I-15 w/McDonalds and Sullivan's at the back DC-13||McDo, I-15, BNSF ST, BNSF NT, UP track - DC-14||Sullivan's Curve w/3MT roadbed - DC-15|
|Sullivan's, Hwy 138, Mormon Rocks - DC-16||In the middle is Davis Ranch Road - DC-19||Mormon Rocks from I-15 to Hwy 138 - DC-20|
|Mormon Rocks w/Hwy 138 at left - DC-21||Mormon Rocks w/Hwy 138 - DC-22||Mormon Rocks seen from I-15 - DC-23|
|Mormon Rocks seen from Hwy 138 - DC-24||Detail of Tunnel 2 East Portal - DC-25||Detail of Tunnel 1 East Portal - DC-26|
|Tunnel 1 and Tunnel 2 are still in place - DC-27||Former Tunnel 1 w/EB train on shoe fly - DC-28||Retaining wall w/same train - DC-29|
|Former T-1 shoe fly w/EB train - DC-30||Summit to Alray incl. Tunnels - DC-31||BNSF Summit and UP Hiland - DC-32|
|Summit w/train on BNSF tracks - DC-33||From Summit to Mormon Rocks on top - DC-34||Summit w/WB train on 3MT - DC-35|
|Silverwood w/Hill 582 below middle and 3MT - DC-36||Martinez to Summit - DC-37 / Silverwood to Summit - DC-38 / Lugo to Hesperia - DC-39|
Some of the photos below
may be already on this page above ! !
Excellent Aerial photos of Cajon before construction started by Dave Crammer: http://www.cajonpass.net/dca/index.html
More Aerial photos incl. 3MT (taken in 2008) by Dave Crammer: http://www.cajonpass.net/highabove.html
Dave Crammer published an article (20 pages) "Air Cajon" in TRP (The Railroad Press) issue # 71 (Oct/Nov/Dec 2006): http://www.trpmagazine.com/
Here you find some maps and more infos about Cajon Pass and the Tunnels, which are gone:
Simple Maps about Cajon Pass: click here
8 different and detailed Maps of Cajon Pass with
captions (Mile Posts and Location) by Gary G. Gray - click
New 8/11: Maps "How to find" Hill 582, Sullivan's Curve, Noisy Point by Gary G. Gray - click here
|Accurate Map of Cajon Pass with 3rd Main Track by Michael Amrine - click here|
Railfan Map of Cajon Pass by Joe Perry: http://www.chasingsteel.com/storage/RailfanMapofCajon%20Pass.pdf
Map of Cajon Area (Inland Empire): http://www.visitcalifornia.de/media/pages/getting_around/maps/INLAND-EMPIRE.pdf
Cajon Pass Map by Wikimapia (easy to enlarge every location): http://wikimapia.org/#lat=34.3223857&lon=-117.4707127&z=14&l=0&m=s&v=9
Here are photos of the 2 tunnels before construction started: click here
Did you see the Aerial Photos of Tehachapi Pass by Dave Crammer? - click here
Go back to Cajon Pass Main Page - click here
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