BNSF 5053 leads a southbound engine repositioning move through the Mojave Desert to Barstow Ca.
The Sierra Scenic, Key Tours Bay Area to Reno and return over Donner Pass train, drifts down from Cape Horn and rounds into Colfax on its return from Reno.
After cresting the Summit, a Union Pacific Z double and single Stack begins the long slide down the western side of the Sierra Nevada Mountains to Roseville.
Eastbound Mixed Manifest, lead by ES44AC No. 8116, rolls through Downtown Colfax on a quiet Tuesday morning. It has several thousand more feet to climb before it reaches the Summit at Norden.
Still doing cleanup on the Santa Barbara Sub from this Winters rains. The Herzog Multi Purpose Machine cleans out dirt washed down off the sides of the cut. One Herzog Operator can run the entire ... (more)
Looking across Glenshire towards Truckee and the daunting Sierra Nevada mountains and Donner pass. An eastbound Union Pacific Mixed Manifest, after coming down off the pass, has passed through Tr... (more)
The first revenue run of the X Wine train. The private cars for the X Wine Train are tacked onto a regular Surfliner. The Wine Train passengers ride from LAUPT to Santa Barbara to visit wineries. ... (more)
A Union Pacific Refrigerated Express highballs through Boca, east of Truckee on a beautiful winter day The Little Truckee River comes out of the tunnel and meets The Truckee River which continues ... (more)
On a very cold morning eastbound Union Pacific Z, stacks and TOFC, rolls downhill through Boca to Reno.
A Union Pacific Flanger works through Soda Springs. A nice weather window to get some track grooming done before the snows hit again.
An eastbound Grainer moves through Hirshdale and enter the Truckee River Canyon to roll downhill to Reno.
A coal load moves through Truckee on a cloud lees winter day. Snow clearing equipment in the yard take a breather as it waits for the next storm to arrive.
At 5200 feet the snow is melting after four days of sun. The Sierra Scenic Tour Train rolls through Emigrant Gap on its way back to the Bay area from Reno.
A Union Pacific Z intermodal ducks under the Signal Bridge at Yuba Gap during a early evening snow shower.
After several Cancelations due to weather on Donner pass this winter, the first Sierra Scenic train and the First Reno Fun Train make their first runs from the bay area to Reno and back. Heritage ... (more)