The California Zephyr has started it's westward climb towards Donner Pass on a nice day in May of 1994.
The eastbound California Zephyr, No. 6, exits the Florinston Narrows along with the Truckee River. Both mains and the river crowd together through the Narrows.
A classic Donner Gevo heads up the ZNPOA 01 west along the Truckee River at Floriston.
Union Pacific 7980 pulls a z train westbound up the Truckee River Canyon. A great way to end a trip to Donner Pass. Great weather, great scenery, clean engines.
Climbing up the East side of the Sierra Nevada Mountains through the Truckee River Canyon to Donner Pass, is Amtrak No. 5 the California Zephyr. A good view of the railway can be seen from Interst... (more)
The hot ZG2OA with UPS traffic rounds the bend at Floriston on Track 2 with a short Sunday train. It will be an easy trip over Donner Pass for this crew with five GEVOs leading six double stacks.
Two EMDs lead an Oakland bound stack train up the pass through Floriston as the temperature just cracks the 95 mark.
The DPU of an IG3OA helps push up the and over the Sierra Nevada Mountains as it snakes along the Truckee River.
Where are we again? With the displaced coal power on the point of this MRORV and the rocky canyons, I began to feel like I was back in Colorado photographing the Moffat Route. I guess I cou... (more)
On a late summer afternoon, Union Pacific 8687 and a long manifest come cruising along the Truckee River in the impressive Floriston Canyon.
A former AC6000, now a 4400 horse powered unit, leads a westbound stack train over the Sierra Nevada Mountains as the tracks follows the Truckee River.
WP on the SP! Well almost... UP 1983 shoves up the rear of the three car Operation Life Saver on it's second trip to Sparks as the Western Pacific heritage unit travels the Ex- Southern P... (more)
A hot westbound Z train bound for Lathrop charges the Serra Nevada Mountains on a warm, windy summer afternoon on Donner Pass.
A westbound SP vehicle train with a new caboose passes a slide fence at Floriston.
Snaking its way up the scenic east side of Donner Pass, this stack train is headed for the Port of Oakland from the Windy City. You can call me lazy, but this great shot is right off I-80 on a s... (more)