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 No. 5921 with a mixed manifest approaches Switch 9 as it slides down hill through Emigrant Gap.
Approaching Switch 9 at Emigrant Gap, Union Pacific No. 8233 with a mixed manifest, slides downhill from Norden on the long downhill run to Roseville.
Descending the grade at Emigrant Gap on a freshly fallen snow morning and approaching the start of double track for the rest of the trip down into Roseville.
At 5200 feet the snow is melting after four days of sun. The Sierra Scenic Tour Train rolls through Emigrant Gap on its way back to the Bay area from Reno.
Snow fighting across a continuous ridge…… When selling his crossing of the Sierra to Central Pacific's 'Big Four' Theodore Judah promoted the idea that his railroad would follow a continuous ridge... (more)
SP 4809 with a flanger in tow has just turned on the balloon at Fulda and is now Eastbound out of Emigrant Gap over Donner Pass.