A Distant Signal

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Cajon Pass

The Tunnels

 
   
 

2002, Judd Spittler

Concrete ties are replacing wooden ones in many areas.  Instead of "spikes", these ties require the use of metal clips to hold the rail in place.  This photo was taken near the signal on the UP main in the BNSF tunnel area.

February 21, 2002, 2:32 PM
1/482 sec - f6.5 - ASA 100
Nikon Coolpix 995 (digital)
147 mm (35mm equivalent)