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Cajon Pass Photo Collection
October/November, 2015
by Werner Meer, Switzerland
Part 6: Mormon Rocks and around Highway 138 (XY 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 4- or 5-digit number below each photo.

First Section: October 31, 2015
The Mormon Rocks give us a spectacular view together with any train.
Panoramic view of the famous "Mormon Rocks" - 2750
We are standing across Highway 138 near the UP (ex. SP) bridge over Hwy 138. There is a BNSF EB going uphill on BNSF MT-1.
BNSF EB going uphill on BNSF MT-1 - 11843 behind is one of the small Mormon Rocks hills - 11844
in the foreground is the Hwy 138 underpass of the UP bridge - 11845 left is another of hill of the Mormon Rocks - 11846
behind the hill is Interstate 15 - 11847 11848
BNSF intermodal heading for Summit - 11849 11850
11851 Hwy 138 is going over BNSF Tracks and under UP Track - 11852
We are standing across Highway 138 near the UP (ex. SP) bridge over Hwy 138. But this time, there is a UP NB manifest coming on the UPT.
UP 2562 = GE C45AH is leading this NB Manifest - 11853 This is the Palmdale cutoff built by SP in 1967 - 11854
11855 11856
11857 rolling over Hwy 138 - 11858
second unit UP 7353 = ES44AC - 11859 third unit UP 5369 = GE ES44AC - 11860
fourth unit UP 8216 loco = GE ES44AC-H - 11861 A Manifest train is always having a great variety - 11862
lots of different cars but most with Graffiti - 11863 that's modern day railroading - 11864
11865 11866
11867 11868
11869 11870
11871 Auto Rack with colorful Graffiti - 11872
11873 11874
11875 11876
11877 see thru center beam flat cars - 11878
11879 11880
11881 Rear End DPU UP 7665 = GE AC45CCTE - 11882
11883 11884
11885 11886
11887 last photo of this train. It will disappear between the Rocks - 11888
Overview of the Motmon Rocks as seen along Highway 138. The UP Track goes thru the center - 11890
left side of these one of a kind rock formations - 11891
probably created many years ago by the San Andreas Fault - 11892

 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 2
Hill 582
October 28, 2015
27 trains around 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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Cajon Pass Photo
Collection Part 5
Summit & Silverwood
October 31 and Nov. 1/2, 2015
4 diff. visits to these locations
by Werner Meer
Switzerland

updated: 11/22/2017

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8 different and detailed Maps of Cajon Pass with captions (Mile Posts and Location) by Gary G. Gray - click here
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

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