I finally got the picture that I always wanted from Donner, although there wasnt quite as much snow as I wished. Needless to say I love it! Here the spreader is plowing snow moving east over the l... (more)
UP 580, flanger duty, poses while another flanger lead by UP 600 is ready to battle the snow over the summit
This eastbound grain train is crossing the lower Cascade bridge at Troy, MP 186 on Donner Pass
The flanger works Eastbound on the #1 track.
A wide angle view of the derailment site while attempting to rerail the trailing unit.
UP 4411 glides through Boca as the clouds begin to clear after a serious of heavy storms.
With the sun peeking out, light snow falls as the flanger heads back to Roseville.
After a long days work clearing the rails over the summit, the spreader powered by two GP38-2's idles in the heavy snowfall
A magnificant winter scene...as breathtaking as it is, if you look closely youll see the uP 585 working Eastbound on the #1 track. The low clouds, snow covered scenery and light snowfall make for ... (more)
Winding through the curves headed towards the west end of Shed 10
"Winter Professionals" can be seen on the newly repained flanger caboose- too bad the shiny yellow paint doesnt appear to handle the weather like the SP orange.
The rotary showed a slight sign of life after 10 years of dormancy as it plows out the bank off of the #2 track.
The cold temperatures have helped preserve the snow on the trees nearly two days after the storm. Another rough hike!
A shot that soon, or maybe even today cannot be replicated due to the "trench"
The UP 600 flies through Soda Springs slinging snow everywhere....what a sight!