There's only one bridge on the Oakland Terminal Railway, but it's a doozie. Built in 1938 as half of a wye shaped wooden trestle to carry SP red electric trains over the SP freight mains and Desert Yard throat, the flyover features 4% grades and sharp curves better suited to interurban electric...
Pulling the unusual high-level coaches, the eastbound Missouri Mule enters the Sheffield yard "flyover" area on the east side of Kansas City. The train normally carries horizon or single-level coaches.
The eastbound Southwest Chief races up towards the Kansas City Flyover near Winner Road on the northeast side of Kansas City on March 8. 2003. The Southwest Chief, which runs from Los Angeles to Chicago, is on the last day of its 2.5-day journey across the southwest U.S. Taken with a digital camera.
Meets at Frost can happen at any time due to the high volume of trains on the Cajon Sub. Victorville, CA on the BNSF's Cajon Sub. Union Pacific has rights over the these tracks between Riverside and Daggett.
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