Roseville bound tonnage emerges from the Norden shed, led by a 'Sierra 5200', with a classic SP signal bridge framing the snowy scene. At the time the searchlight installations at Norden were (and... (more)
As an eastbound Roseville, California to North Platte, Nebraska manifest continues its climb up one track it is moments from meeting a westbound North Platte, Nebraska to Oakland, California Z tra... (more)
Having just emerged from the 'big hole' (tunnel 41) a westbound Union Pacific Z train emerges from the fog and into the sunshine as it approaches the Norden shed on January 15th, 2017. Hidden by t... (more)
Going on evening a westbound Union Pacific No. 2561 appears, sliding stacks downhill through the new Signal Bridge at Yuba Gap. It seems wide enough for future Double Tracking.
After crossing the railroad summit at Norden a westbound Mixed Manifest starts the slide down the Western flank of Donner Pass.
The last of the sunlight glints on the Truckee River in Florinston as a set of cans heads eastbound toward Reno NV.
Amtrak #5 is drifting west down the ridge line at Emigrant Gap, beside interstate 80, toward Sacramento, CA. The clouds above scatter across the eastern skies and over the Tahoe National Forest of... (more)
Westbound BNSF No. 4685 see's the light after 10365 feet of darkness at the west portal of Tunnel 41 at Summit.
Eastbound Union Pacific No. 7785 brings Stacks downhill out of Shed 10 and over the bridge as it descends the Western slope of Donner Pass.
A solitary Fly fisherman works the confluence of the Little Truckee and the Truckee Rivers for Trout, as Stacks move eastbound through Boca.
Beginning the assault on the summit of Donner Pass, westbound Union Pacific No. 2660 pulls stacks up the hill.
In the last rays of the sun, westbound Union Pacific No. 2719. rolls down the western side of the Sierra Nevada Mountains on the Donner Pass Route.
Westbound No. 5921 with a mixed manifest approaches Switch 9 as it slides down hill through Emigrant Gap.
A light power move rolls eastbound through the frozen landscape of Boca on the Donner Pass Route.
An Eastbound Empty with Union Pacific 7714 leading approaches the Truckee River Canyon and last of the downhill run from the Summit at Norden to Nevada.