An eastbound SP vehicle train literally skirts the edge of the American River Canyon as it climbs the steep grade between Towle and Emigrant Gap.
Climbing the stiff grade at American, this UP autorack train is eastbound towards the summit of the Sierra crossing.
UP 5747 brings up the rear with a spectacular view of the N. American River canyon below
UP 5801 leads up the grade with the N. American River canyon in the back ground. If you like this view, check out my pic of a BNSF freight I shot this summer!
With the Nort American River in the background, BNSF grinds up the steep grade over Donner Summit at M.P. 160
SP 7424 East skirts the American River Canyon as it grinds uphill.
A pair of GE ACs have an SP eastbound vehicle train in tow at American on the edge of the American River Canyon.