ZNPOA glides down the Cal-P and is about to cross the American River
The ZNPOA heads dowgrade as they pass through emigrant gap approaching switch 9. The train is making good time with a clear shot for roseville where it will re crew.
The znpoa passes through alta on its way to oakland. A light dusting of snow from the night before has providing a nice scene on this beautiful January morning.
Snaking its way up the scenic east side of Donner Pass, this stack train is headed for the Port of Oakland from the Windy City. You can call me lazy, but this great shot is right off I-80 on a s... (more)
Due to a heavy 2011 winter rains, the Feather River Canyon had some nice spring water falls this year. Here, a UP GE speeds west with a rerouted stack train through the Honeymoon Tunnels with a im... (more)
With Donner Pass Shut down due to heavy snow, and a washout the UP are running trains over the Feather River Canyon. This cut of "K" Line containers on a westbound stacker stands out well against... (more)
Westbound North Platte, NE, to Oakland, CA, Z-train will be holding at Truckee to wait for an eastbound before heading west up the grade to the tunnel. Truckee is where the dispatcher likes to sta... (more)
Westbound North Platte, NE, to Oakland, CA, Z-train works upgrade westbound near Hirsdale. This train has 5 poines on the head end and one on the rear end to get this monster stack train up Donner... (more)
A westbound stack train rolls through Yuba on a beautiful winter day in the Sierra.
After a day of running through deserts, over mountain passes, and through the urban areas of cities, the locomotives of the westbound ZNPOA get a rest under a serene night sky at Berkeley, CA.
With a heavy snow falling, this westbound stack train is passing through Soda Springs westbound. Ryan Dadgari, and I stood in this snow storm for only about 15 minutes before shooting my first st... (more)
The ZNPOA heads downgrade through Alta on its westward trip for Oakland.
The last rays of light shine off the nose of the CNW heritage unit as it leads the ZNPOA around a curve at Gold Run on Donner Pass.
UP 8488 runs up track 2 along the Truckee River through Floriston.