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  1. Metrolink 357

    Metrolink 357

    Metrolink train 357 en route to San Bernardino and then Los Angeles Union Station crosses the bridge over a dry Santa Ana riverbed in Colton, California on July 3, 2010.
  2. Classic SP freight through Hiland

    Classic SP freight through Hiland

    Westbound tonnage led by Southern Pacific SD45 #7419 blasts through the cut at Hiland on the Palmdale Colton Cutoff in 1986.
  3. SP #8306 at West Canyon

    SP #8306 at West Canyon

    SP SD40T-2 #8306 west leads its train up the Main at the west switch Canyon on the Palmdale Colton Cutoff in 1984.
  4. Southern Pacific On The Cutoff

    Southern Pacific On The Cutoff

    In classic SP style, SD40T-2 #8306 leads a westbound freight drag up the Palmdale Colton Cutoff between Dike and Canyon in Cajon Pass in 1984.
  5. Between trains

    Between trains

    UP 9648 pauses as it waits for orders to head into the yard at West Colton.
  6. Southern Pacific Climbs the Cutoff

    Southern Pacific Climbs the Cutoff

    Westbound Southern Pacific tonnage makes its way up the main behind classic SP power towards the west end of Canyon on the Palmdale Colton Cutoff in Cajon Pass in 1984.
  7. Southern Pacific On The Cutoff

    Southern Pacific On The Cutoff

    In classic SP style, SD40T-2 #8306 leads a westbound freight drag up the Palmdale Colton Cutoff between Dike and Canyon in Cajon Pass in 1984.
  8. Classic SP freight through Hiland

    Classic SP freight through Hiland

    Westbound tonnage led by Southern Pacific SD45 #7419 blasts through the cut at Hiland in Cajon Pass on the Palmdale Colton Cutoff in 1986.
  9. UP Stacks Down The Pass

    UP Stacks Down The Pass

    Union Pacific SD70M #4301 leads this southbound train of double stacks down the Palmdale Colton Cutoff at North Dike in Cajon Pass in 2001.
  10. bnsf on up

    bnsf on up

    BNSF power slowly backing toward a cut of covered hoppers is overtaken by a westbound UP freight.
  11. West Colton at night

    West Colton at night

    UP 5783 sits under the artificial light just east of the Pepper Street overpass at the UP's West Colton yard on June 18th 2005
  12. East End of West Colton

    East End of West Colton

    A late winter afternoon in February 2004 found the departure tracks at West Colton filled with outbound traffic.
  13. West Colton Yard

    West Colton Yard

    This is the West Colton Yard looking WNW. Too bad this was into the sun. Shortline Aerial is great for a photo flight of rails!
  14. East end West Colton Yard

    East end West Colton Yard

    This is the east end West Colton Yard looking NE. Shortline Aerial is great for a photo flight of rails!
  15. A new GE AC4400CW-CTE

    A new GE AC4400CW-CTE

    Brand new UP 6002, a GE AC4400CW-CTE, rumbles into the West Colton, California yard on December 13, 2003. UP took delivery of 38 of these locomotives in November 2003. Road numbers varied between 5982 and 6027.
  16. What's up?

    What's up?

    A photo from September 1980 raises some interesting questions.



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