Amtrak 164 has recently debuted in "Phase IV" colors, replacing 184 as the Phase IV heritage unit. I was lucky enough to capture 164 on its very first assignment in the new colors, which was the C... (more)
A westbound Union Pacific manifest is using all 5 of its locomotives to help it upgrade as it passes under a classic SP signal bridge just outside of Verdi, NV. After chasing an eastbound to Verdi... (more)
An Eastbound manifest freight is seen rolling down the hill into Reno at Verdi, Nevada near the state line just as the sun was coming up. The train which originated in Roseville, California has ju... (more)
An Eastbound manifest train is seen crossing the Truckee River and approaching a rural crossing at Verdi, Nevada.
Following right behind the MRVSP which is nearing its destination at Sparks, NV, UP 7195 leads an empty ethanol unit train east on the east slope of Donner Pass. This train has lost over 2,000 fee... (more)
Only several miles before crossing into California, Union Pacific 1995 and a lengthy Global 2 Z Train cross the Truckee River at Verdi, NV. The rushing rapids of the Truckee River will eventually ... (more)
Westbound Union Pacific intermodal ZNPOA (North Platte, NE - Oakland, CA) passes through the signals in Verdi, Nevada, on main 1 of the UP Roseville Subdivision at MP 229.6.
Union Pacific's 'Katy' heritage 1988 unit crosses the Truckee River in December 2017 near Verdi, Nevada. Union Pacific 1988 is an EMD SD70ACe locomotive owned by Union Pacific Railroad. It is one ... (more)
Running just under the edge of darkness, an eastbound autorack train speeds towards Reno behind head-end helpers.
UP 8959 leading a manifest down Donner Pass. This train has just crossing into Nevada from California and will now begin it's trek into the deserts of Nevada and Utah.
A Union Pacific Double Stack rolls eastbound over the Truckee River at Verdi Nevada.
An eastbound mixed manifest rolls downhill out of the Truckee River Canyon into Nevada.
Amtrak's eastbound California Zephyr toting another Sprinter at last light.
The Oakland to Global 2 Z-train crossing the Truckee River in Verdi, NV. Lefthand running as standard procedure is now over here now that this stretch has been CTCed.
On a warm winter afternoon, the IG3OAB heads west under the Verdi signal bridge on the east side of Donner Pass. Where's the snow...?