The always on time Zephry exits Tunnel 36. I like this shot especially because it shows the pure granite that the Chinese and Irish laborers had to blast through in the late 1860's during it's con... (more)
Amtrak 5 in the days of F40's approaches Emigrant Gap after a fresh snow. This is single track now, although UP has plans to relay the second track someday.
The westbound Cal Zephyr exits tunnel 35 at Yuba Gap.
Train five heads out of Shed 10.
The California Zephyr rounds the curve at Yuba Gap.
The California Zephyr emerges from the Tunnel 18 at Newcastle.
The California Zephyr rounds the curve at Casa Loma.
The California Zephyr, lead by P42s #184 & #183, pops out of Shed 10 on Donner Pass.
Amtrak # 5, running a bit late, heads through the beautiful scenery of Donner Pass in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Lake Spaulding can be seen to the left of the train in the distance.
Amtrak train #5, the westbound California Zephyr, is reflected as it speeds through Bahia on the Cal-P line.
The California Zephyr passes the new housing development (called Alkire Estates) at Leyden under cloudy skies on its journey west.
Westbound California Zephyr approaches tunnel # 1
The California Zephyr snakes through the crossovers, leaving for the west coast.