This solid orange scheme, as seen on 918-A, was used on Western Pacific near the end of the Orange and Silver era to save on painting costs.
Crossing over the Southern Pacific. A Roger Puta Photograph
Eastbound UP stack train crosses over Altamont Pass Road bringing its containers from the coast.
Westbound UP auto carrier with 3965 on the point lumbers its way to the west through the scenic Altamont Pass hills populated with numerous wind generators.
A UP manifest train with UP 5465, 4357, and 5551 makes a slight zig-zag around an old slide area while it works its way westward towards Livermore on its way to the coast.
Just ordinary old units in those days, these Fs are struggling up the grade with a westbound freight.
Headed west for another load of Fords.
The famous "Milpitas Fs" along with a friend challenge Altamont again with their auto racks headed for the Ford plant. As seen from the drivers seat of the "mustard jar", my 1976 Datsun.
The famous "Milpitas Fs" along with a friend challenge Altamont again with their auto racks headed for the Ford plant.
ACE 3201 and 3103 pass a portion of UP's altamont pass route that was relocated due to a hillslide.
ACE #3105 passing East Altamont siding on it's way eastbound to Stockton, CA. Nikon D100 18-70mm.
Eastbound ACE #3104 making it's way through the brown Altamont Hills. Nikon D100 18-70mm.