Just after sunrise, a UP eastbound thunders through Serpentine Canyon. The rock here is quite unstable, and slides are common. WP and now UP maintain slide fences to alert trains to rocks and slid... (more)
Commonly referred to as a "bomb train" by local environmental groups, this train is transporting ethanol from Iowa to California. Union Pacific 5406 leads this train through the winding curves of ... (more)
WP in the Feather River Canyon. Well kind of... UP 1983, the Western Pacific heritage unit, winds its way through the jagged rock walls of the Feather River Canyon as it guides a detoured s... (more)
Westbound BNSF 4135 C44-9W, Santa Fe C44-9W 636,and Norfolk Southern C40-9W in the painted rocks of the Serpentine Canyon.
BNSF C44-9W no. 4135, Santa Fe C44-9W no. 636 and Norfolf Southern C40-9W no. 9367 westbound, rounding a curve in Serpentine Canyon.
Westbound BNSF 4135 with ATSF C44-9W #636 and NS C40-9W #9367 drift downhill out of tunnel 25 in the Serpentine Canyon.
Amtrak 137 and 203 pull a mix of private cars to Portola Railroad days. The Domes To Portola special passes through Serpentine Canyon on its way to Portola.
A "Santa Fe" warbonnet leads a westbound train along the banks of the Feather River as it cruises into Serpentine Canyon. Here, wires help protect trains from crashing into potential rockslides.
A KLTG2 charges up the Feather River Canyon during the Donner closure of the summer of 2013.
The AAPRCO "Napa Valley Limited" makes its way through the colorful Serpentine Canyon as it descends the Feather River Route. The river is currently running very low, but it will rise due to incom... (more)
Five SD40-2s haul an eastbound MofW train along a steep ledge in Serpentine Canyon.
An EMD leads a westbound detoured Z train along the Feather River on a warm June afternoon.
Amtrak Detours Via the Feather River Canyon! Due to a derailment along UP's Shasta Route (just north of Dunsmuir), Amtrak's northbound Coast Starlight was forced to detour via the Feather R... (more)
As darkness falls, an eastbound hotshot out of Lathrop, CA, lights up the slide fence in Serpentine Canyon.
An eastbound Union Pacific intermodal train rolls along the raging Feather River near Virgilia. Heavy rain has made the normally tranquil Feather River into a monster, and waterfalls were cascadin... (more)