Two ACe's have reached the summit Donner Pass and hold back a lengthy Gibson, IN to Milpitas, CA auto train on the 90 mile descent towards Roseville.
UP 8558 East meets the IG3OA in Soda Springs on a fine Winter morning on Donner Pass.
On March 5, 1993, Southern Pacific train KCOAF (with GP60 9606) passes the helpers of train OACHF with GP40-2 no 7245 on the rear, in Soda Springs, CA.
A Teddy Bear hitches a ride on the Eastbound Snow Train.
Peeking through/sandwiched by perfectly snow covered trees, the 600 works East at Soda Springs.
SP icicle breaker GP38-2 No. 4817 plows fresh snow at Soda Springs even as the white stuff keeps falling.
UP 585 still clinging to SP paint glides past the signal bridge at 189.1/3 as the sun barely peeks out near the tail end of the storm. All the major plow work had already been done, but the flange... (more)
Westbound Amtrak California Zepher #5 passes through Norden with a fleet of 5 Westbound UP freights following.
The second in a fleet of 5 Westbounds passes through Soda Sprngs with stacks in tow.
The lead spreder wide winging through the s curve between the Norden shed and the Soda Springs grade crossing.
GP38-2's working hard while the crew battles low visibility.
UP 8483 brings up the rear of the MRVRO as it battles up the final few miles of Donner's western slope.
UP 4281 begins its decent down the western slope of Donner Pass with the KG4LT in tow.
After picking up some MOW workers, the westbound "Roper" makes its way pass Soda Springs.
A mile of stacks rolls west at Soda Springs.