While waiting for the spreader, this westbound winds through Norden headed towards tunnel #41 on Donner Pass.
Eastbound train about to enter Shed 10 through a snowy terrain. All of todays pictures were very difficult, a long hike uphill in fresh snow.
An Eastbound train glides through Truckee in the early morning through the fresh snow.
Idling in low temperatures the locomotives pose for my first shots after a long drive and only 2 hours of sleep
Westbound heading out of Shed 10 over a trestle on the west slope of Donner Pass. The hike to get to this photo was nothing that a pain in the A%!. The snow was fresh, even with snow shoes I was s... (more)
A very grueling hike after a long day/night of snowfall yields this spectacular view high in the terrain west of Donner summit
An SD-40-2 closeup of the engineers control stand while it waits for a crew at Bakersfield, CA
This easbound z-train begins its climb towards Dragoon as it just dipped down and passed through Benson, AZ
Just before sunrise this westbound BNSF climbs towards Goff, CA on BNSF's Needles sub.
Repainted UP 9669( I believe a former SP unit) glides down the western slope of Donner in a fresh deep blanket of snow
A bright sunny day with a brilliant coat of snow highlights this eastbound auto train headed towards Donner summit
Eastbound UP train with solid NS power headed through Cienega Creek
Eastbound headed out of Yuba Pass towards Shed 10 on Donner Pass
Winding through Marcel BNSF exercises its trackage rights over the Tehachapi mountains
After a long days work clearing the rails over the summit, the spreader powered by two GP38-2's idles in the heavy snowfall