Category Archives: DERAILMENTS AND OTHER CALAMITIES

A RECENT DAY AT CAJON PASS SUMMIT

This gallery contains 10 photos.

I have been photographing trains in the Cajon Pass since about 1960. I have observed many changes to the right-of-way over the years and recently I returned to Summit Station area for an update. While there, I photographed a BNSF … Continue reading

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THE OLD MACHINIST’S FAVORITE PHOTOGRAPHS FOR NOW

This gallery contains 12 photos.

THESE PHOTOGRAPHS ARE FROM MY COLLECTION OF COLOR SLIDES. THE SELECTION WAS BASED ON NOTHING MORE THAN I LIKE THEM. I SCANNED THE SLIDES USING A plustek 7600i SCANNER WITH VueScan SOFTWARE. THE ONLY IMAGE CORRECTION DURING SCANNING WAS WHITE … Continue reading

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ADDED ATTRACTION IN STOCKTON – UPRR DERAILMENT!

This gallery contains 16 photos.

The Union Pacific Railroad Historical Society held the 1993 annual Convention in Stockton, California. The attendees were looking forward to learning more about the recently absorbed Western Pacific Railroad and the interesting history of its construction and operation. One of … Continue reading

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