Ah the snow is falling, its midnight......what else would I do?
Taking a tight curve under a signal bridge headed west to its final destination of Lathrop.
A quick break in the clouds lights up the lead unit
Rounding the final curve before the famed grade crossing, here's UP 5092 leading the short Z-train approaching Soda Springs eastbound.
Westbound amtrak working past just another weapon the MOW uses for snow removal on Donner.
Just another flanger shot.....but with beautiful fres snow blanketing everything, and a break from the heavy snowfall
On a snowy December day on Donner Pass, Soda Springs, Ca was hopping with action. The Chevron tank train is on the near rail, led by a then rare to the west coast CSX SD40-2, is passed by Amtrak's... (more)
Clearing snow heading westbound through W. Soda Springs
Eastbound auto train about 1/2 track-mile west of the Soda Springs Rd. crossing...during a slight break in the storm.
Running westbound the spreader is passing through Soda Springs heading towards Cisco and Troy to clear the rails.
Heavy snow covers the tracks as the flanger lead by UP 606 speeds through Soda Springs
The lead unit of the flanger tosses some snow on me!
A very late snow storm leaves a very light blanket of snow at and near the summit
2nd view of Amtrak's California Zephyr departing Donner Pass.
Amtrak's California Zephyr westbound leaving Donner Pass.