Two EMDs lead an Oakland bound stack train up the pass through Floriston as the temperature just cracks the 95 mark.
The DPU of an IG3OA helps push up the and over the Sierra Nevada Mountains as it snakes along the Truckee River.
Where are we again? With the displaced coal power on the point of this MRORV and the rocky canyons, I began to feel like I was back in Colorado photographing the Moffat Route. I guess I cou... (more)
On a late summer afternoon, Union Pacific 8687 and a long manifest come cruising along the Truckee River in the impressive Floriston Canyon.
A former AC6000, now a 4400 horse powered unit, leads a westbound stack train over the Sierra Nevada Mountains as the tracks follows the Truckee River.
WP on the SP! Well almost... UP 1983 shoves up the rear of the three car Operation Life Saver on it's second trip to Sparks as the Western Pacific heritage unit travels the Ex- Southern P... (more)
A hot westbound Z train bound for Lathrop charges the Serra Nevada Mountains on a warm, windy summer afternoon on Donner Pass.
A westbound SP vehicle train with a new caboose passes a slide fence at Floriston.
Snaking its way up the scenic east side of Donner Pass, this stack train is headed for the Port of Oakland from the Windy City. You can call me lazy, but this great shot is right off I-80 on a s... (more)
The eastbound California Zephyr drifts down the mountain approaching the town of Floriston.
As a light snow flurry starts up, a westbound unit auto train makes its way up the east side of Donner Pass.
BNSF trackage rights train works down the east side of Donner Pass as they pass MP 222. This train is at elevation 5200 feet, and will work done to 4418 feet once they reach the yard at Sparks at ... (more)
Union Pacific 5465 leads the IG3OA through the rocky cuts near Floriston, CA.
Union Pacific 3840 quickly brings the ZG2LT through the rocky canyons of Donner Pass near Floriston, CA.
UP 8488 runs up track 2 along the Truckee River through Floriston.