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Updated: March 5, 2010

Cajon Pass Aerial Photos
by Dave Crammer

I am very pleased to show some exclusive aerial photos of Dave Crammer.
We can see most photos before and some during the 3MT Construction.

A big thank you for sharing these excellent pictures with us.
Note: The copyright belongs to this gentleman. Do not use any photos without written permission.

Photos are sorted by location from West to East (not by date, number or railroad):
San Bernardino, Devore, Lower Canyon, Blue Cut, Swarthout Canyon Road, Cajon Station, Sullivan's Curve, Mormon Rocks/Stein's Hill/Pine Lodge/HWY 138, CP Walker/Davis Ranch Road, Alray/Tunnel Area, Hill 582, Silverwood, West Summit Island, Summit (Hiland), Martinez, Lugo, Hesperia

Abbreviations found on this page: EB = East Bound, NB = North Bound, SB = South Bound, WB = West Bound, NT = North Track, ST = South Track, 3MT = 3rd Main Track, MP = Mile Post,  SWC = Swarthout Canyon Road Crossing, WSI = West Summit Island

For bigger size photos - please click on the 4-digit number below each photo.

San Bernardino - DC-01 Devore (I-15/I-215) - DC-02 Devore (in the middle is I-15) - DC-03
Looking down from SWC to Blue Cut - DC-04 Same area w/Cajon Blvd at left - DC-05 Swarthout Canyon Road area - DC-06
Blue Cut - DC-07 Curve above SWC w/3MT - DC-08 I-15, Route 66, BNSF tracks, UP track - DC-09
Route 66 w/SWC Exit in the middle - DC-10 Looking uphill from Cajon Station - DC-11 Cajon Station w/Cleghorn exit - DC-12
I-15 w/McDonalds and Sullivan's at the back  DC-13 McDo, I-15, BNSF ST, BNSF NT, UP track - DC-14 Sullivan's Curve w/3MT roadbed - DC-15
Sullivan's, Hwy 138, Mormon Rocks - DC-16 In the middle is Davis Ranch Road - DC-19 Mormon Rocks from I-15 to Hwy 138 - DC-20
Mormon Rocks w/Hwy 138 at left - DC-21 Mormon Rocks w/Hwy 138 - DC-22 Mormon Rocks seen from I-15 - DC-23
Mormon Rocks seen from Hwy 138 - DC-24 Detail of Tunnel 2 East Portal - DC-25 Detail of Tunnel 1 East Portal - DC-26
Tunnel 1 and Tunnel 2 are still in place - DC-27 Former Tunnel 1 w/EB train on shoe fly - DC-28 Retaining wall w/same train - DC-29
Former T-1 shoe fly w/EB train - DC-30 Summit to Alray incl. Tunnels - DC-31 BNSF Summit and UP Hiland - DC-32
Summit w/train on BNSF tracks - DC-33 From Summit to Mormon Rocks on top - DC-34 Summit w/WB train on 3MT - DC-35
Silverwood w/Hill 582 below middle and 3MT - DC-36 Martinez to Summit - DC-37 / Silverwood to Summit - DC-38 / Lugo to Hesperia - DC-39

Some of the photos below may be already on this page above ! !

Excellent Aerial photos of Cajon before construction started by Dave Crammer: 

More Aerial photos incl. 3MT (taken in 2008) by Dave Crammer: 

Dave Crammer published an article (20 pages) "Air Cajon" in TRP (The Railroad Press) issue # 71 (Oct/Nov/Dec 2006): 

Here you find some maps and more infos about Cajon Pass and the Tunnels, which are gone:

Simple Maps about Cajon Pass: click here

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

Railfan Map of Cajon Pass by Joe Perry: 

Map of Cajon Area (Inland Empire): 

Cajon Pass Map by Wikimapia (easy to enlarge every location): 

Here are photos of the 2 tunnels before construction started: click here

Did you see the Aerial Photos of Tehachapi Pass by Dave Crammer? - click here

Go back to Cajon Pass Main Page - click here

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