Amtrak and Key Holiday's "Reno Fun Train" works up the East slope of Donner Pass, behind Amtrak 66.
Four UP locomotives tackle one of its most famous route, Donner Pass. Two ES44AC and two SD70M are in control of a North Platte, NE to Oakland, CA high priority intermodal train as the follow the ... (more)
Two EMDs are the DPUs of a Lathrop, CA to Global 2, IL stack train as they move with the Truckee River down Donner Pass.
Working its way along the Truckee River, a UP auto train passes through the curves at Glenshire on a beautiful late summer afternoon.
With the afternoon light shinning on the Truckee River, UP 8638 leads its hot westbound Z train over the Sierra Nevada Mountains with a heavy smoking EMD second out.
UP 8773 leads a westbound 1x1 intermodal at Glenshire as it works up Donner Pass.
10mm! Three SD70Ms make easy work of a short stack train as they come barreling through Glenshire, California on the Donner Pass Route. I captured this shot with my new Canon 10-22mm lens.
UP 8508 leads a westbound rack train through Glenshire as it works along the Truckee River.
After nearly stalling in the Floriston Canyon, the IG3OA led by UP 8626 limps into Truckee where it will be tied down to allow for "UP Mechanical to work their magic". Here, the train is slowly st... (more)
An eastbound stack train descends down Donner Pass along the Truckee River at Glenshire.
Two EMD motors charge westbound with a loaded auto train along the Truckee River to Truckee.
Amtrak's California Zephyr #6 rolls along the Truckee River at Glenshire after highballing Truckee.
AMTK 156 skirts along the Truckee River leading the Eastbound California Zephyr.
Shortly before the clouds and snow catch up to us, we catch one more westbound working through the beautiful Glenshire area of Donner Pass.
The westbound California Zephyr climbs Donner Pass working through the Glenshire area.