The sixth eastbound train on the Modoc Line after the SP/DRGW merger descends Viewland Hill near Wendel, California. Mothballed between Wendel and Alturas, California in January 1987, the Modoc wa... (more)
One of the first eastbound trains on the Modoc Line after the SP/DRGW merger nears a crew change at Wendel, California.
An eastbound train on the Modoc Line is approaching the crew change at Wendel. The line had reopened to through traffic three days earlier when Rio Grande and SP merged.
A train of Arizona fire salvage logs departs Wendel for Susanville. This was our chase on the day before Winterail 2003.
When Rio Grande and Southern Pacific merged, one of the first acts taken was to reopen the mothballed Modoc Line. The third eastbound Modoc train arrives at Wendel for a crew change.
Just in from Klamath Falls, an eastbound Modoc Line train changes crews at Wendel.
In the morning twilight, only the ice on the ties belies how cold it was. A northbound freight waits for a crew at Wendel. With the dorms and beanery abandoned and crews driven to Susanville for r... (more)
It's the last run for the Quincy Railroad on their line between Susanville and Wendel, Ca.
Quincy Railroad #12 is picking up empty centerbeams to take back to Susanville. The track going off into the distance is the remains of the Modoc Line which had been dismantled North of Wendel.
Quincy Railroad's Susanville division's #12 is delivering loaded centerbeams to Wendel, CA and the UP interchange. This is on the SP's Modoc line, by now truncated. Only a few weeks remain for the... (more)
Eastbound out of Wendel on the Modoc Line