Helpers shove hard on the rear of Q137around Mance curve near the top of the climb to Sandpatch.
Amtrak passes Mance on a clear, December morning.
Q368's Helper pushing him up Sandpatch Grade.
A late Q138 making its way around Mance curve under the Full star sky.
SD 50 8595 pushes a manifest towards Sand Patch summit passing the Mance P. O. at 03:58.
I take this box car, to have and to hold, to cherish and protect, for better and for worse, for richer and for poorer, in sickness and in health, 'till rust do we part. A Pan shotmore)
Q384 with a nice variety of power was a great way to start the morning on Sand Patch. Unfortunately, the trains stopped running after this one - no other pictures were taken until six hours later... (more)
The campsite at lower right marks the aproximate location of the present day Mance Training Camp.
A white landscape accentuates a colorful lashup on the point of 381.
A single unit struggles up the mountain as it rounds Mance curve.
Q135 slowly rounding the curve at Mance.