Working through the upper loop above Cantara, train 14 nears Mt Shasta City, with a long way to go yet before the next station stop at Klamath Falls, 100 miles out.
UP power wait for their next assignment at Dunsmuir.
After stopping to gain a fresh crew, a Z train begins to roll south out of Dunsmuir, bound for Roseville, California.
Southern Pacific Power Through the Siskiyous - While it has been a number of years since Uncle Pete swallowed the Southern Pacific Railroad and in spite of the company's best efforts to... (more)
A westbound manifest at Castle Crag siding
SP Flanger at Dunsmuir - An SP Flanger sits idle in the yard at Dunsmuir awaiting the start of another Winter season in the Siskiyous.
With a clear stack, SP 4449 crosses the Sacramento River as it nears Dunsmuir with the returning World's Fair Daylight.
Six-axle EMDs idle in the yard awaiting their next assignment.
Down and Dirty in Dunsmuir - The leader on this Southbound manifest attests to the fact that while the sun may be shining at the moment, it is still very much Winter in the mountains of ... (more)
A southbound auto rack reposition train leaves Dunsmuir for Roseville. This train is detouring over the Shasta Route thanks to an extensive tie replacement program in the Columbia River Gorge.
A bit unusual to see - Union Pacific conveying a PSAP hand off V-train traveling down the Valley Sub just south of town with a Mt Shasta backdrop.
This southbound manifest is crawling through the canyon at Sacramento Avenue and is near its crew change point where it will pause at the AMTRAK depot, then continue down the Valley Sub.
Quite a thrill watching a Z train snaking along the Sacramento River from a perch above Gibson Siding at 7:05 PM. The long streak through the hill is I-5.
A UP SD40-2 waits for its next assignment at the Dunsmuir yard.
Clean as Clean can be, UP1996 on it's maiden run return trip pulls into Dunsmuir to be greeted by railfans and some Admiring RR Employees.