Amtrak's E units did not last long on Donner Pass. They were not liked by SP crews or shop personnel. E8 #326 (formerly UP 929A) is pulling out of the East end of the long wooden snow shed at Nord... (more)
At one time, Blue Canon was a crew change point on SP's Donner Pass line. The original compound Mallet's could take as long as 12 hours to reach here from Roseville.
Today, other than the large h... (more)