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A trip to Cajon Pass 12/2/2017



by Chris Guenzler



Bill Compton picked me up at 5:30 AM and we headed first to West Colton Yard before going to Cajon Pass.





BNSF 3715 East at Swarthout Canyon Road grade crossing. From here we drove to Summit to see how the new highway was coming along before we headed to Cozy Dell for some pictures.







BNSF 3869 West met BNSF 7823 East at Cozy Dell. We next drove to Hill 562 and set up for our picture taking delight.





BNSF unknown East from Hill 562.







BNSF 6953 East from Hill 562.











BNSF 4608 East from Hill 562.









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Union Pacific 8510 East from Hill 562.









Union Pacific 5410 West on the Palmdale Cutoff from Hill 562.







BNSF 8198 West from Hill 562.





A view of the new CA Highway 138 being built in Cajon Pass.









BNSF 8190 West from Hill 562.











Union Pacific 8012 East from Hill 562.





Another view of the new CA Highway 138 being built in Cajon Pass.







Union Pacific 8161 West from Hill 562.







BNSF 7500 West from Hill 562.









BNSF 8357 East from Hill 562.









BNSF 4618 West with a train heading to Kaiser, California.





This train at Hill 562 was BNSF 6767 West with a baretable train. From here we went to MacDonalds where I had hot cakes and sausage. When we were at the car we heard a horn and drove to CP Canyon on the Union Pacific tracks to get one more BNSF train on their railroad.







BNSF 7956 East at Highway 138. From here we drove straight back to Santa Ana ending another excellent railfanning adventure.



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