UP 5647 drags the MRORV 17 the "Roper" up the hill and into Truckee. The train will soon stop to allow the KG1LT to pass & will the follow it up the hill. Note UP 2001 is second back.
A crew member of a snow removal train looks on as an UP westbound, and Amtrak #6 meet at Truckee, CA. After these two trains pass the flanger set will take over the main line and work west.
The light is fading fast as the MRVRO passes through the town of Truckee on a cold late afternoon.
I had just complete a trip from Sacramento on the Eastbound Zephyr. As i was leaving to visit friends at Sqwa Valley this freight appreared with unusual power.
Auto rack's led by a pair of C41-8's and a trio of SD40-2's negotiate Donner Pass near Truckee.
The MRORV heads west for Roseville as they take crossover at the west end of Truckee.
Westbound out of Truckee on a gloomy June afternoon in 1986, #9264 is running against the current on the normally Eastbound #2 track.
A doublestack UP container train bound for the Oakland harbor heads west through Truckee as it tackles the grade on Donner Pass.
On a cool, crisp morning on Donner Pass an UP eastbound stack train leaves the town of Truckee behind. Two days before there was possibly the last snow storm of the winter leaving a dusting of sn... (more)
The KMNOA has just been flagged through CP RV208 and is back to the task of grinding up Donner Pass.. Yeah, the blue unit trailing is UP 2001.
Amtrak #5 finishes the double spot in Truckee before heading West up and over Donner Pass, on a snowy December 31st.
Flanger power is at the ready in Truckee, as they await there next call to duty.
These passengers seem to have been caught off-guard by climate change as several Amtrak on-board personnel go all out to assist them in loading their ski equipment onto the eastbound California Z... (more)
Snow service motive power is parked in Truckee and await the next call of duty in Sierra Nevada mountains.
Eastbound Amtrak train #6, the California Zephyr, slows for its station stop in Truckee before continuing its travels toward Chicago.