Southern Pacific's hot PTLAT climbs Sanders Hill near Dorris, California. The grade above the power was part of a shoofly used while adjacent Tunnel 17 was completed. You can see the rear of thi... (more)
After an overnight trip from Portland, the brand new Swift RoadRailer train closes in on Mount Shasta.
In 1990-1992, Union Pacific traffic to and from Burlington Northern at Bieber was detoured on Southern Pacific between Marysville, California and Klamath Falls, Oregon. One of the northbound detou... (more)
A quartet of ex-SP GEs pull a northbound Union Pacific Z train on the Shasta Route.
A westbound manifest on the Shasta Route has just entered the Golden State.
A westbound manifest on the Shasta Route has just entered California on a cold winter afternoon.
Even though it had been 18 months since Union Pacific swallowed up Southern Pacific, this image suggests little had changed on the Shasta Route. The northbound RoadRailer nears Oregon in spring 1... (more)
The Coast Starlight rolls north on the Shasta Route. In a few minutes, the train will enter Oregon.
After spending its entire trip within California since departing Los Angeles the previous morning, the Coast Starlight is a train length away from Oregon. It is forwarding Horizon cars to Seattle... (more)
The southbound Swift RoadRailer is led by a CNW Dash 9 in spring 1999. After UP acquired SP, CNW power was common on Shasta Route intermodal trains.
A westbound train on the Shasta Route exits Tunnel 17 at Dorris. The lead unit would soon be renumbered to SP 6768.
A Hinkle - Roseville manifest approaches tunnel 17 just north of Dorris, California.
A UP manifest exits the Dorris Tunnel headed southbound with UP 5369 on the point.
Mount Shasta and Shastina tower over the Butte Valley as Amtrak's Coast Starlight blasts northward at 79mph on a spectacular summer morning. The searchlights and code line are living on bo... (more)
Heading compass north and timetable east a Southern Pacific manifest freight rolls through Dorris, CA with all EMD power as majestic Mount Shasta looms in the background.