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Cajon Pass Photo Collection
October 28, 2015
by Werner Meer, Switzerland
Part 2: Hill 582 w/lots of trains (428 photos)

Abbreviations found on this page: EB = East Bound, NB = North Bound, SB = South Bound, WB = West Bound, MP = Mile Post,
MT-1 = BNSF Main Track 1, MT-2 = BNSF Main Track 2, MT-3 = BNSF Main Track 3, UPT = UP Track (Colton-Palmdale Cutoff),
DPU = Distributed Power Unit (Helpers), EOT = End of Train, DBS = Double Stack Train, TOFC = Trailer on Flat Car (Piggy Back),

For bigger size photos - please click on the 5-digit number below each photo.

Lots of Trains around Hill 582 within 5 hours
No question, Hill 582 is always an awsome place to do railfanning and taking lots of photos about trains of BNSF and UP all day long.
10/28/15 overview of Hill 582 from East side with cloudy sky - 10047
BNSF WB on MT-3 - 10053 first loco before the RR-Xing (going to the Hill) - 10054
BNSF 7084 = GE ES44C4 - 10055 BNSF 7199 = GE ES44C4 - 10056
it is an all Auto Carrier train - 10057  - 10058
lots of cars with graffiti - 10060 we can see the engines further down - 10062
 - 10072 last photo of Train 1 (BNSF WB) - 10075
Train 2 UP NB on UPT - 10048 the UPT is higher elevation than the BNSF MT-1 and MT-2 - 10061
UP 8463 = EMD SD70ACe - 10063 UP 3791 = EMD SD70M flared radiators - 10064
UP 5193 = EMD SD70M flared radiators - 10065 UP 4841 = EMD SD70M flared raditors - 10066
UP 9266 = GE C40-8 - 10067 UP 3594 = SD9043AC - 10069
UP Coil Car - 10070 in the foreground are BNSF MT-1 and MT-2 - 10071
 - 10073  - 10074
 - 10076  - 10077
 - 10078  - 10079
 - 10080  - 10081
 - 10082 last photo of Train 2 (UP NB) - 10083
Train 3 = BNSF EB DBS - 10089 BNSF 8080 = GE ES44C4 - 10090
BNSF 4008 = GE C44-9W - 10091 last photo of Train 3 - 10093
Gary is crossing MT-3 to reach Hill 582 - 10096 Gary and Marc just below Hill 582 - 10097
Train 4 BNSF EB intermodal as seen thru the trees of Hill 582 - 10100 just sit down and relax - trainwatching at its best - 10099
 - 10101  - 10102
 - 10103  - 10104
 - 10105 End of Train 4 - 10106
Train 5 UP NB on UPT coming round the curve - 10107 it came to a stop and is on hold - 10108
Train 6 BNSF EB intermodal on MT-1 - 10110  - 10111
 - 10112 BNSF 8022 = GE ES44C4 - 10113
BNSF 4392 = GE C44-9W - 10114 BNSF 4376 = GE C44-9W which had once a fire damage - 10116
BNSF 6564 = GE ES44C4 - 10117  - 10118
 - 10119 UP NB is still on hold on the upper track - 10120
 - 10121  - 10122
 - 10123 this railfan combines railfanning and reading the same time - 10124
 - 10125  - 10126
 - 10128  - 10129
at the rear end are TOFC's - 10130  - 10131
Transport America Trailer w/Wind Deflector - 10132 End of Train 6 BNSF EB intermodal - 10135
near Silverwood: Train 6 (behind) and Train 7 coming down - 10136 Train 7 coming round the curve into straight for Hill 582 - 10137
6 units are pulling this intermodal train - 10139 BNSF 8200 = GE ES44C4 - 10140
Train 7 BNSF WB intermodal - 10141 BNSF 3986 = GE ET44C4 - 10142
BNSF 3986 = GE ET44C4 - 10143 after all - Train 5 UP NB manifest is rolling away - 10144
 - 10145  - 10146
 - 10147 UP 8168 = GE C45AH - 10148
UP 8241 = GE C45AH - 10149 UP 2549 = GE C45AH - 10150
UP 2544 = GE C45AH - 10151 UP 8003 = GE C45AH - 10152
 - 10153  - 10154
 - 10155  - 10156
 - 10157 the trailer in front is from Train 7 (BNSF WB) - 10158
 - 10159  - 10161
UP Train 5 above and BNSF Train 7 below - 10162  - 10163
UP Train 5 above and last photo of BNSF Train 7 below  - 10164  - 10165
 - 10166  - 10167
 - 10168  - 10169
 - 10170  - 10171
 - 10172  - 10173
 - 10174  - 10175
 - 10176   - 10177
 - 10178  - 10179
 - 10180  - 10181
 - 10182  - 10183
 - 10184  - 10185
 - 10186  - 10187
 - 10188  - 10189
 - 10190  - 10191
above we can see I-15 NB (below) and SB (above) - 10192 rear end DPU on Train 5 - 10193
UP 8150 = GE C45AH - 10194 end of Train 5 UP NB manifest - 10196
It is rather unusual to show 50 different photos of the same train (Train 5). I am sure, several viewers may say, it is by far too much. But my intention is to show all the different locos and cars incl. graffity. And on top, a manifest train offers much more variety than a double stack train. For those who do not like the big amount of photos, just scroll down !!
Well, the next train (Train 8) is once again a UP manifest coming downhill on the Palmdale cutoff. Lots of photos on this one - sorry!!
UP Train 8 is coming downhill from Silverwood with several bulkhead falt cars loaded with lumber - 10200
 - 10201 UP 8597 = EMD SD70ACe - 10205
UP 5005 = EMD SD70M w/flared radiators - 10206  UP 4740 = EMD SD70M w/flared radiators- 10207
 - 10211  - 10212
 - 10214 colorful graffiti on this covered hopper - 10213
 - 10215  - 10216
 - 10218  - 10219
Here comes Train 9 BNSF EB manifest - 10217 once again a lot of photos - sorry - 10220
Train 9 BNSF EB and Train 8 UP SB (above) - 10221  - 10222
BNSF 7746 = GE ES44DC - 10223 BNSF 7735 = GE ES44DC - 10224
BNSF 7702 = GE ES44DC - 10225 BNSF 7780 = GE ES44DC - 10226
 - 10227  - 10228
 - 10230  - 10229
 - 10231  - 10232
 - 10234  - 10233
 - 10236  - 10235
 - 10239  - 10237
 - 10241  - 10240
 - 10242  - 10243
 - 10244  - 10245
 - 10246  - 10247
above on UPT are all the lumber cars . . . - 10250 . . . we could see in the distance on photo 10200 - 10248
 - 10251 last photo of Train 9 BNSF EB manifest - 10252
bulkhead flat cars w/lumber load - 10253 rear end DPU's on UP SB Train 8 - 10254
UP 4303 = EMD SD70M - 10256 UP 5683 = GE C44AC - 10257
 - 10258 last photo of Train 8 UP SB manifest - 10259
Train 10 BNSF EB Auto Carrier - 10260  - 10261
BNSF 7725 = GE ES44DC - 10262 BNSF 7703 = GE ES44DC - 10263
BNSF 7782 = GE ES44DC - 10264 BNSF 7753 = GE ES44DC - 10265
BNSF 1893 = EMD SD40-2 - 10266  - 10267
 - 10269  - 10268
huge graffiti on Auto carrier - 10270  - 10271
 - 10273  - 10272
 - 10274  - 10275
 - 10276 Auto-Max articulated Auto Carrier - 10277
 - 10278  - 10280
 - 10279  - 10281
 - 10282  - 10285
 - 10284 End of Train 10 BNSF EB Auto Carrier - 10286
Train 11 BNSF WB on MT-3 (3 % grade) - 10287  - 10288
 - 10289 of course, we are sitting on the East side of the Hill - 10290
the locos are rolling behind the bush and the bird feeder - 10291 last photo of Train 11 (the rear end is still at Silverwood) - 10292
Train 12 BNSF EB intermodal - 10293 above the BNSF train is Train 13 UP NB on UPT coming - 10294
 - 10295 BNSF 3948 = GE ET44C4 - 10296
BNSF 3949 = GE ET44C4 - 10297  - 10298
the parallel uphill race is going on - 10299 5 BNSF diesls are pulling intermodal Train 12 - 10300
3 all EMD SD70M diesels on Train 13 UP NB - 10301  - 10302
UP 4434 = SD70M and UP 4857 SD70M flared radiators - 10303  - 10304
 - 10305  - 10306
 - 10308  - 10307
 - 10310  - 10309
 - 10311  - 10312
 - 10313  - 10314
 - 10315 locos of BNSF Train 12 will soon reach Silverwood  - 10316
 - 10318  - 10317
 - 10319  - 10320
 - 10321  - 10322
 both trains are ending almost synchronous - 10324 last photos of Train 12 BNSF (below) and Train 13 UP (above) - 10325
Train 14 BNSF EB intermodal - 10328  - 10329
BNSF 7357 = GE ES44DC - 10330 4 units are pulling this intermodal train uphill - 10331
 - 10332 last photo of Train 14 combined DBS and TOFC - 10333
Train 15 BNSF WB below Silverwood - 10338  - 10341
we have once again a manifest (mixed freight) - 10342  - 10343
BNSF 7747 = GE ES44DC - 10344 BNSF 7754 = GE ES44DC - 10345
BNSF 7724 = GE ES44DC - 10346 BNSF 7765 = GE ES44DC - 10347
 - 10348 86' Hi-Cube Box Cars - 10349
 - 10350  - 10351
 - 10352  - 10353
 - 10354  - 10355
 - 10356  - 10357
 - 10358  - 10359
 - 10360  - 10361
 - 10362  - 10363
 - 10364 last photo of Train 15 BNSF WB - 10365
Train 16 UP SB still at Silverwood - 10366 getting closer on UPT - 10367
we are having 4 units - 10368 third unit needs a loco wash . . . - 10369
UP 7525 = GE C45AH - 10370 UP 8027 = GE C45AH - 10371
UP 8159 = GE C45AH - 10372 UP 8082 = GE C45AH - 10373
huge graffiti on a box car - 10374  - 10375
 - 10376  - 10377
 - 10378  - 10379
 - 10380  - 10381
 - 10382  - 10383
 - 10384  - 10385
 - 10386  - 10389
Train 17 BNSF EB intermodal on MT-1 - 10387 on the upper track (UPT) we still have UP SB manifest - 10388
 - 10391 2 x GE rear end DPU's on Train 16 - 10390
BNSF 7467 = GE ES44DC - 10392 BNSF 5222 = GE C44-9W - 10393
 - 10394  - 10395
last photo with Train 16 UP SB on UPT (above) - 10396  - 10397
 - 10398 last photo of Train 17 BNSF EB intermodal - 10399
Train 18 UP SB manifest on UPT - 10400  - 10401
UP 8128 = GE C45AH - 10402 UP 8106 = GE C45AH - 10403
UP 7649 = GE C45AH - 10404  - 10405
 - 10406  - 10407
 - 10408  - 10409
 - 10410  - 10411
 - 10412 special graffity on these 2 covered hoppers - 10413
 - 10415  - 10417
 - 10418  - 10419
 - 10420 last photo of Train 18 UP SB manifest - 10421
sometimes, the BNSF MoW crew is on the track - 10414 they are passing Hill 582 on MT-1 - 10416
Train 19 on MT-3 BNSF 4325 C44-9W had once a fire damage - 10424 last photo of Train 19, BNSF 8382 = ES44C4 - 10423
Train 20 BNSF EB intermodal on MT-2 - 10425 coming round the curve from former tunnels area - 10426
 - 10427  - 10428
BNSF 4536 = GE C44-9W - 10429 BNSF 4104 = GE C44-9W - 10430
 - 10432  - 10431
 - 10434  - 10433
 - 10435  - 10436
 - 10438 Train 20 w/2 rear end DPU's - 10439
BNSF 4461 = GE C44-9W - 10440 last photo of Train 20 w/DPU BNSF 4103 C44-9W - 10441
Train 21 BNSF EB intermodal on MT-1 - 10442  - 10443
BNSF 5409 = GE C44-9W - 10444 BNSF 7980 = GE ES44C4 - 10445
BNSF 7890 = GE ES44DC - 10446  - 10447
 - 10448  - 10449
 - 10450 strange visitor to Cajon Pass: CP diesel - 10451
BNSF 4676 = GE C44-9W - 10452  - 10455
CP 9672 = GE AC44CW - 10453 last photo of Train 21 BNSF EB - 10456
Train 22 UP WB on BNSF MT-2 - 10457 UP 8715 = EMD SD70ACe - 10458
UP 4546 = EMD SD70M - 10459 UP 3792 = EMD SD70M w/flared rdiators - 10460
 - 10461  - 10462
 - 10463  - 10464
 - 10465  - 10466
 - 10467  - 10468
 - 10469  - 10470
 - 10472  - 10471
 - 10474  - 10473
UP 8059 = GE C45AH - 10475 end of Train 22 UP WB manifest - 10476
Train 23 BNSF EB intermodal - 10480  - 10482
BNSF 8226 = GE ES44C4 - 10483 GECX 2030 = GE ES44C4  - 10484
 - 10486  - 10487
BNSF 7386 = GE ES44DC - 10488 last photo of Train 23 BNSF EB - 10489
Train 24 BNSF WB Auto Carrier still at Silverwood (behind is Train 23 rolling into Summit Curve) - 10490
 - 10491 BNSF 7524 = GE ES44DC - 10492
 - 10493  - 10494
 - 10495  - 10496
 - 10497  - 10498
 - 10499 above: Train 25 UP NB intermodal on UPT - 10500
 - 10501  - 10502
 - 10503 last photo of Train 24 BNSF WB - 10504
UP 7987 = GE C45AH - 10505 UP 7808 = GE C45AH - 10506
Train 26 BNSF EB manifest - 10507 below Train 26 BNSF EB, above Train 25 UP NB - 10508
BNSF 7781 = GE ES44DC - 10509  - 10510
 - 10511 above rear end DPU's on UP NB - 10512
CSX 937 = GE ES44AC  - 10513 EOT Train 25 UP NB, UP 3873 = SD70M  - 10514
watering the plants and trees is done at least twice a week . . - 1141 10/28/15 from left: Don Toles, Gary Gray and Marc Fournier - 1232
We left Hill 582 after 26 trains within 5 hours. While driving along MT-3 toward the RR Crossing, there was a BNSF WB intermodal train coming down on MT-3. So, we went with our cars aside to let the train pass before we continued going for lunch at McDonald's (I-15 & Hwy 138).
Train 27 BNSF WB on MT-3 - 10516  - 10517
 - 10518  - 10520
 - 10519  - 10521
Gary G. Gray (silver Pickup) & Don E. Toles (red Pickup) - 10522 Werner Meer (Van) - 10523
very satisfactory, having 27 trains within 5 hours - 10524 the convoy left Hill 582 area for lunch - 10526
McDonald's at exit I-15/Hwy 138 - 1123 I took these two photos in the eraly evening - 1124
We (Don, Gary, Marc and Werner) had a great morning on the Hill and did for sure enjoy our late lunch at McDonald's.
I visited Hill 582 again during my stay on October 30 and 31, 2015. These photos will be online, soon!

 All photos copyright by Werner Meer

Cajon Pass Photo
Collection Part 1
Hill 582
October 28-31, 2015
a detailed look at Hill 582
by Werner Meer
Switzerland

updated: 10/01/2017

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Cajon Pass Photo
Collection Part 3
Hill 582
October 30-31, 2015
14 & 24 trains around Hill 582
by Werner Meer
Switzerland

updated: 10/06/2017

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Cajon Pass Photo
Collection Part 4
Sullivan's Curve
October 29 and Nov. 1, 2015
3 diff. visits to Sullivan's
by Werner Meer
Switzerland

updated: 10/19/2017

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