Along the Truckee River west of Reno,NV..
About 75 miles east of Reno Nevada. The westbound California Zephyr was struck by a empty gravel semi. I ran to the front expecting to see damage to the unit. Not two superliners torn open with fi... (more)
About 75 miles east of Reno Nevada. The westbound California Zephyr was struck by a empty gravel semi. I took this photo withen about 5 minutes of the train stopping. I ran to the front expecting ... (more)
About 75 miles east of Reno Nevada. The westbound California Zephyr was struck by a empty gravel semi. I took this photo withen 60 seconds of the train stopping. I ran to the front expecting to se... (more)
Gaining speed as it leaves Reno, SP 8333 is Westbound after crossing Keystone St. running parallel to 4th St.
Quad 5's shoves hard on a Fresno to North Platte manifest as it passes by the Reno Amtrak Station where passengers await the arrival of the eastbound Cal Zephyr
In 1989, power for the Reno Fun Train was still F40's and the cars a combination of ex-ATSF Hi-Levels and Superliners. The train is in West Reno, following the East-flowing Truckee River out of to... (more)
A scene no longer to be seen... This line has since been lowered into a trench.
View of Amtrak's new Reno trench station.
East bound empty grain at Verdi, west of Reno.
The Snow train departs on the old street level main line.
With the temperature below freezing, AMTK 231 leans into the curve at Mogul, just West of Reno, on its way home with the Reno Snow Train. With a nod to tradition, the 231 is flying white flags not... (more)
AMTK 297 is approaching the Reno Depot after leaving the SP yards in Sparks. The train is on the present location of the Reno trench, built to bypass numerous crossings in downtown.
The new Reno Trench offers good photo-shooting opportunities, and its nice to see an ex-CNW and ex-SP configuration. Shame the CNW unit has its UP number.
Amtrak pulling into the station 3 1/2 hours late. The station is now located below street level in the "trench."