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Snow Impact!
Trains v/s Snow
Photo Album By: Entre Durmientes (Mauro C.)
 
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Photo ID: 630515

For a winter or two, the norm was for the spreader to load the #1 track with snow and let the flangers have some fun. On this February day the spreader has done its job and the 604 is nose plowi... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: Truckee, California, USA
Locomotive #: UP 604
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February, 2005


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By: raylewis

Added: Sep 15, 2017

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Photo ID: 630514

For a winter or two, the norm was for the spreader to load the #1 track with snow and let the flangers have some fun. On this February day the spreader has done its job and the 604 is nose plowi... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: Truckee, California, USA
Locomotive #: UP 604
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February, 2005


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By: raylewis

Added: Sep 15, 2017

Views: 2,535
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Photo ID: 630110

The Business End. Most of the time Flanger shots focus on the head end. I am one of those too especially when they are nose plowing. In this shot, a good view of the business end of the a... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: Soda Springs, California, USA
Locomotive #: UP 580/SPMW 325
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 12, 2016


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By: raylewis

Added: Sep 11, 2017

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Photo ID: 629975

In Feb of 2011 Mother Nature was dumping on Truckee. As the snow falls UP 602 is doing its part on the Hill keeping the rails clear.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: Soda Springs, California, USA
Locomotive #: UP 602
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 16, 2011


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By: raylewis

Added: Sep 10, 2017

Views: 1,191
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Photo ID: 629973

Looking like a Star Wars scene In February of 2006 the weather was no different from a typical Sierra Nevada Winter. In this scene the UP 604 pauses in Truckee, CA while the storm continu... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: Truckee, California, USA
Locomotive #: UP 604
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 27, 2006


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By: raylewis

Added: Sep 10, 2017

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Photo ID: 629878

In Feb of 2011 Mother Nature was dumping on Truckee. As the snow falls UP 580 is trying to get into the battle...in the way is 2 feet of fresh snow. To overcome that the conductor is knee deep in ... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: Truckee, California, USA
Locomotive #: UP 580
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 16, 2011


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By: raylewis

Added: Sep 09, 2017

Views: 2,934
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Photo ID: 629846

In March of 2006 the SP was barely hanging on...at least on Donner. In this scene former SP 4822 is wearing the UP reporting marks topped off with patches, now serving as the UP 585. In this scen... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: Soda Springs, California, USA
Locomotive #: UP 585
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 30, 2006


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By: raylewis

Added: Sep 08, 2017

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Photo ID: 629774

Every once in a while they bring out a ballast regulator to do some light cleaning. Most of the time the regulator helps clean up Truckee MOW Yard as the snow gets too heavy up on top. On this d... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: Ballast Regulator
Location: Norden, California, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 14, 2016


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By: raylewis

Added: Sep 08, 2017

Views: 1,206
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Photo ID: 629460

Valentine’s Day 2009, Mother Nature brought some snowfall as did the Union Pacific. Donner has always been an obsession of mine since I was 18 when someone said " you don't want to go there... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: Troy, California, USA
Locomotive #: UP 602
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 14, 2009


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By: raylewis

Added: Sep 05, 2017

People's Choice 4

Views: 6,324
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Photo ID: 629192

On March 12, 2016 the competition was on for who could blast me and fellow photographer Kevin Dorn. Fortunately for us the crews had less experience than us on Donner so we weren't gonna get blas... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: Soda Srpings, California, USA
Locomotive #: UP 585
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 13, 2017


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By: raylewis

Added: Sep 03, 2017

Views: 4,281
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Photo ID: 626382

On March 15th Union Pacific brought out the refurbished/upgraded rotary for some testing. The Truckee MoW employees loaded up the #1 track with snow from East Norden up to the 'Big Hole'. The weat... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SD70ACe
Location: Norden, California, USA
Locomotive #: SPMW 207
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 15, 2016


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By: raylewis

Added: Aug 11, 2017

Views: 970
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Photo ID: 625050

Happy Valentines Day 2014! This old CNJ Geep has seen many snow storms and many Valentines Days. At the time of publication, it is still in service, but on borrowed time. Watch your step,

Railroad: NJ Transit
Locomotive: EMD GP40PH-2
Location: Mountain Lakes, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: NJT 4101
Train ID: NJT 1002
Photo Date: February 14, 2014


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By: Nicholas O Sullivan

Added: Jul 31, 2017

Views: 841
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Photo ID: 619934

A two-unit SP helper heads downhill in fresh snow after helping a train to the summit of the Sierras.

Railroad: Southern Pacific Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD40T-2
Location: Soda Springs, California, USA
Locomotive #: SP 8526
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January, 1995


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By: Steve Schmollinger

Added: Jun 13, 2017

Views: 1,086
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Favorited: 21
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Photo ID: 619534

On Christmas Eve morning, Crozier Canyon was hit with a heavy snow storm. Dropping an inch and a half within an hour, a CSX interchange stack train can be see cutting through the snowfall; and col... (more)

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: GE ES44DC
Location: Valentine, Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 7354
Train ID: Q CXOLAC1 22L
Photo Date: December 24, 2016


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By: David Carballido-Jeans

Added: Jun 10, 2017

Views: 820
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Favorited: 14
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Photo ID: 617547

Railroad: Deutsche Bundesbahn
Locomotive: V100
Location: Oberstdorf, Germany
Locomotive #: 212 015
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February, 1994


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By: J Neu, Berlin

Added: May 22, 2017

Views: 1,219
Comments: 0

Favorited: 15
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