A cold winter storm begins to break up as the #12 pulls a four-pack of loads from the Sierra Pacific Mill in Quincy. Sitting in a valley at only 3,500', Quincy is often spared from the harshness o... (more)
For over 100 years, the Quincy Railroad has connected the small mountain town of Quincy, California with the outside world. When the Western Pacific Railroad built the Feather River Route in the e... (more)
Western Pacific GP40 3506 and WP U23B's 2264 and 2254 are eastbound at Williams Loop near Quincy, California July 02, 1979.
A UP coal train heads west, and passes under itself at Williams Loop as it heads westbound along the former WP Feather River Route
A full moon softly illuminates the crossing point at the Williams Loop. A train, as yet unseen, approaches out of the Feather River Canyon to the west, turning the signal red.
A$$'s get back to grazing after bugging the photographer for pretzels, and are oblivious to the Feather River Express heading to Portola, soaring high above the Chandler Creek.
The light is starting to fade as the MRVNP runs across the chandler creek trestle approaching quincy junction. This train will make excellent time through the canyon as they will see green all the... (more)
Western Pacific GP-35 #3005 and WP U23B's #2251 & #2254 Are Eastbound @ Williams Loop near Quincy ,CA .
With a splash of fall color, UP 7654 leads a WB ZNPOA at Quincy Junction. Soon, these stack trains will be sent over Donner Pass, making the Canyon a bit quieter place.
Passing a freight at Spring Garden
Southbound dropping down off the Gateway Sub on the approach towards Keddie.
Leaving BNSF's Gateway Sub, this manifest crosses the Keddie Wye as it starts it's trek west on UP's Canyon Sub, beggining it's decent down the Feather River Canyon.
Just trying to get a different angle on a very famous location in the Canyon. Instead of the barns I picked the cattails. A very slow day on the Canyon Sub.
A southbound BNSF train on the Gateway Sub approaches the junction with the UP at Keddie. It will use trackage rights on the UP from Keddie to Stockton.