A UP special runs employee's family's between Truckee and Sparks throughout the day. UP 7771 passes Boca on its first trip east as it fallows the Truckee River down the hill.
The sounds of dynamic breaks echo of the rock walls at Yuba Gap as three units lead a westbound auto train down Donner Pass.
A SD70M leads a Lathrop bound intermodel train over Donner Pass as it begins it trip up the hill at Verdi along the Truckee River.
The hot ZG2LT races up Donner along the Truckee as it goes through Boca, which holds the record for the cold place in California.
The westbound Roper manifest finally reaches the summit of Donner and it begins to go down grade, but the five units on the front, and three in the back, are still chugging hard to get the rest of... (more)
Four UP units slowly rolls along the Truckee River as they prepare to stop at Truckee to let an auto train a head of them to clear the Big Hole Tunnel.
A former AC6000, now a 4400 horse powered unit, leads a westbound stack train over the Sierra Nevada Mountains as the tracks follows the Truckee River.
WP on the SP! Well almost... UP 1983 shoves up the rear of the three car Operation Life Saver on it's second trip to Sparks as the Western Pacific heritage unit travels the Ex- Southern P... (more)
An eastbound Barstow, CA to Vancouver, WA manifest moves up the Feather River over the Rock Creek Trestle a the sun starts to fade behind the mountains.
A hot westbound Z train bound for Lathrop charges the Serra Nevada Mountains on a warm, windy summer afternoon on Donner Pass.
Amtrak's California Zephyr #6 rolls along the Truckee River at Glenshire after highballing Truckee.
A grand total of eight units are on the point of this westbound stack train. The train originally had only four units but at Sparks, they added four units to head down to Roseville.
A Wing Man... The sound of the quietness of downtown Truckee at sunrise is broken by the sounds of two of UP's finest. An ES44AC and a SD70M tackle the monstrous grade of Donner Pass. The ... (more)
The honored guests on board this UP employee special that ran from Oakland to Roseville get to enjoy the view of the bay as the cruse just behind Amtrak #6.
The DPU of the KMNOA slowly moves up the street in Jack London as people wait for the train to pass by.