During the construction of the glorious Reno Trench, the UP main was detoured to the East side of the depot down Commercial St. Until 1950, the east side of the depot had been the depot access for... (more)
Westbound Reno Fun Train passing thru Applegate. This train was somewhat unusual in the it led by only two units,possibly due to clear weather over the hill. Also, as best as I recall, this was ... (more)
Amtrak arriving at Portland in August of 1971 with an ex-CB&Q unit leading. Note the bright, sunny, Portland morning.
Switching the SP interchange at Magma Junction
#483 is stopped at Bondad on the way back to Durango after a run sown to Farmington, New Mexico.
Westbound Carlin Local passing thru Winnemucca with GO40-2 #7626 and a former commute GP4OP-2-P
With only a few days left in its existence the San Joaquin Daylight is getting ready tp head West from Fresno
Ready for its evening departure to Reno with an A-B-B-A lash up of FP7 units.
Northbound Coast Starlight making its station stop in San Jose
#37 AND #36 switching the Dicalite Reload at Cayton
The westward Reno Fun Train picking up passengers at the Reno Depot
On the fill West of Applegate which takes the #1 track which passes thru the tunnel under the fill.
With six ex-FP7 locomotives Amtrak's "Reno Fun Train" is at American on its way West back to Oakland. This would be the last all F-unit train to cross Donner Pass.
The westbound Reno Fun Train behind preserved F40 locomotives #231 and #281 passing thru the moonscape of Mogul. Nevada.
Amtrak's westbound Reno Fun Train but mostly ex-SP equipment on SP rails with an Espee crew. This would turn out to be the last all F-unit train to cross Donner Pass. The following week, an SDP40F... (more)