Cajon Pass Info

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Cajon Cam Info

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Cajon East Camera
Location Hesperia, Ca.
Railroads BNSF and UP
Google Map Coordinates 34°22'19.11"N 117°19'44.59"W
Camera Window Position Left View in the "Cajon Pass Cams"
Camera Position Relative to The Tracks At the North side of Mile Post 49.5 facing East
Traffic Flow Traffic moving left to right is West Bound (WB)
Camera Sound Yes
RR Radio Scanner Yes
ATCS file BNSF Cajon Subdivision 6-4-2015.ini
URL to Google Earth .kmz file Cajon Railcam.kmz
Cajon Mile Post Map Cajon MilePost Map

 

Cajon West Camera
Location Hesperia, Ca.
Railroads BNSF and UP
Google Map Coordinates 34°22'19.11"N 117°19'44.59"W
Camera Window Position Right View in the "Cajon Pass Cams"
Camera Position Relative to The Tracks At the North side of Mile Post 49.5 facing West
Traffic Flow Traffic moving left to right is West Bound (WB)
Camera Sound yes
RR Radio Scanner Yes
ATCS file BNSF Cajon Subdivision 6-4-2015.ini
URL to Google Earth .kmz file Cajon Railcam.kmz
Cajon Mile Post Map Cajon MilePost Map
Cajon Pass Facts
  1. The Cajon Pass Rail cams are located on the East side of the control point called Summit.
  2. West Bounds from the cameras to Summit face a 1.6% grade uphill.
  3. West Bounds from Summit down to San Bernardino face a 3% down grade on track 3 or a 2.2% down grade on tracks 1 and 2.
  4. From control point Martinez up to Summit then down to San Bernardino is all triple track.
  5. The Cajon cameras see 2 Amtraks per day. Amtraks #3 and #4, the Southwest Chief.
  6. The file, Cajon Railcam.kmz, will allow you to view the control points defined in the ATCS file using Google Earth as the viewer.
  7. To use the Cajon Railcam.kmz file:
    1. Load Google Earth onto your computer if it's not already loaded.
    2. Click the Cajon Railcam.kmz URL to download the file.
    3. Tell your Browser to open the file with Google Earth.
    4. You may have to close the tips popup in the lower right corner.
    5. Select Cajon Railcam.kmz in the left had column.
    6. Double click the Cajon Cameras MP 49.5 selection.
    7. The map should zoom to Cajon Cameras MP 49.5.