Splitting the signals at West Truckee and gearing up for a long climb over Donner Pass, a westbound intermodal train chases the setting sun on National Train Day 2017.
It's somewhat appropria... (more)
Digging into the start of Donner Pass and its assault of the Sierra Nevada, a westbound intermodal train chases the setting sun on National Train Day 2017.
It's somewhat appropriate shooting ... (more)
Union Pacific's Jordan Spreaders work around the balloon track at Truckee, California. Truckee is the headquarters for snow fighting operations on Donner Pass. The balloon track is a key component... (more)
Railroading out here isn't easy. January 2017 brought much needed snow to the Sierra Nevada Mountains along with a variety of challenges for the Union Pacific Snow Fighters. In the days before thi... (more)