WP 3068 leads a long freight up the hill at Altamont.
A Roger Puta Photograph
WP eastbound Milpitas Turn in siding meeting westbound at Altamont during "Green Season" on Altamont Pass
WP's worn out F7s race down the Altamont pass toward
A hot UP westbound rolls past the west switch of Altamont siding with the SP line visible at right.
A Union Pacific manifest train winds its way through the sweeping curves of Altamont Pass as it heads east out of Livermore, California. The recent rains have brought life to the normally dry brow... (more)
Shortly after reaching the summit of Altamont Pass, this 25-car manifest train snakes its way through the green California hills on its way to San Jose, California.
A dup of triclops SD60M's lead the Newark to Roseville Hauler on this fine spring day. Here they charge across the WP's Summit Bridge as they reach the top of Altamont Pass. Along the roadway be... (more)
Amtrak F40 229 and 348 lead the Talgo Train, along with three SP business cars, westbound over UP's former Western Pacific Altamont Pass line on Oct. 8, 1994. The Talgo cars were on a nationwide p... (more)
A trio of ex-SP SD70Ms bring an 80 car Sunday MRVSJ across Summit Trestle, beginning the decent down the west side of Altamont Pass. While UP uses the ex-WP right of way over Altamont, the old SP ... (more)
Detouring "Coast Starlight" with iconic windmills above.
Southbound "Coast Starlight" detouring over Altamont Pass on a beautiful spring morning.
The 844 is eastbound approaching the summit of Altamont Pass on the former Western Pacific during its visit to California last year.
A detouring IG2OA crests the 1 percent of Altamont Pass, and starts its slow decent towards the East Bay, and eventually Oakland. I began my chase here of Miss Katy, and ended it just six miles do... (more)
The vibrant and colorful trainset of ACE 02 contrasts nicely against the emerald green hills of Altamont Pass, as it heads East towards Stockton.