Roseville bound tonnage emerges from the Norden shed, led by a 'Sierra 5200', with a classic SP signal bridge framing the snowy scene. At the time the searchlight installations at Norden were (and... (more)
Having just emerged from the 'big hole' (tunnel 41) a westbound Union Pacific Z train emerges from the fog and into the sunshine as it approaches the Norden shed on January 15th, 2017. Hidden by t... (more)
In March of 2006 the SP was barely hanging on...at least on Donner. In this scene former SP 4822 is wearing the UP reporting marks topped off with patches, now serving as the UP 585. In this scen... (more)
As evening sets in over the Sierra, accompanied by a thick layer of low clouds, a meet between east and west takes places at Norden. As the eastbound MRVNP's rear dupes prepare to ease into what r... (more)
Dreams Do Come TrueSometimes its better to be lucky than good. This was my first trip to Donner Pass, a place I'd dreamt of seeing ever since I was young child, and I get to shoot ... (more)
A UP Eastbound just past the Norden snowsheds on Donner Pass.
Union Pacific Eastbound just past the Norden snowsheds on the way to the big hole.
Eastbound Union Pacific emerging from the Norden snowsheds.
On a beautiful winter's afternoon near the top of Donner Pass a westbound Union Pacific double stack train approaches Norden as the dense Sierra fog begins to roll in. Looming over the scene and a... (more)
54" for Norden…between 00:00 on Monday January 9th and 00:00 Tuesday January 10th 54" of fresh snow fell at Norden at the top of Union Pacific's Sierra crossing. While not the most snow ... (more)
As afternoon fades to evening the howl of dynamics pierce the snow cap calm on the western slope of the Sierra, within moments the source of intruding sound peaks around the curve having just pass... (more)
45060 crosses the bridge/viaduct at Corfe Castle with a train for Norden at the Swanage Railway's Beer Fest event.