A green light at West Truckee lights up the steel rail for an eastbound QFRNPP that stalled on the hill.
Amtrak will take you... Where no car or plane would dare take you. The passengers aboard the Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr wake up to the incredible mountain scenes of the Sierra Nev... (more)
Shiney new UP 7970 AC45CCTE leads UP 8017 SD9043MAC,UP 7793 AC45CCTE and UP8002 SD9043MAC trrough the Yuba Gap tunnel.
UP 844 rolls swiftly and smoothly alongside the Truckee River on its trip west
A single Distributed Power unit shoves hard on the rear of a Westbound manifest train at Boca.
UP 6770 leads an empty grain train east of Boca.
She'll be coming around the mountain when she comes! Yeehaw! Union Pacific 844 rounds the bend at Andover, California as it makes it's way over Donner Pass. This train was heading to Sacram... (more)
On a beautiful fall day, the roar of Union Pacific 844 can be heard from miles away. Here 844 comes blasting through a small rock cut near Penryn, California on it's way down the treacherous Donne... (more)
The sweet tone of 844's whistle rings out through the Clipper Gap Ravine as the 150th anniversary train makes it's way down Donner Pass on the #1 track.
Big Steam Over Donner Pass! Union Pacific 844 comes roaring down Donner Pass near Emigrant Gap, California. When Engineer Dickens blows the whistle, echos of the past ring out across the Be... (more)
Big Steam Over Donner Pass! The sound of Union Pacific 844 charging up Donner Pass breaks the peace of the forest near Andover, California. Union Pacific 844 was heading to Sacramento for t... (more)
A long and slow moving westbound Roper manifest glides down the Donner Pass after exiting Tunnel 41 as the dynamics sound off from the DPU's at last light.
UP 1983 led this family day special from Truckee to Norden. Now, UP 7771 will lead it back down to Truckee and then to Sparks and back to Truckee to let the families of UP employee's can enjoy the... (more)
Two EMDs lead an Oakland bound stack train up the pass through Floriston as the temperature just cracks the 95 mark.