Amtrak 190 leads the Reno Fun Train west through Bloomers cut in Auburn.
The ZNPOA heads dowgrade as they pass through emigrant gap approaching switch 9. The train is making good time with a clear shot for roseville where it will re crew.
The znpoa passes through alta on its way to oakland. A light dusting of snow from the night before has providing a nice scene on this beautiful January morning.
UP 5871 pushes on the rear of a long empty chicken train across I 80 on the #2 track.
UP 7502 navigates the KMNOA down the #1 track through the sierra foothills.
The DPU's on a Barstow bound manifest push upgrade toward tunnel 5 on a beautiful spring day.
UP 1983 leads a special bound for Roseville out of portola. This train will end up in Dunsmuir for railroad days.
The IG4OA can bee seen through tunnel 18 heading down grade with a clean ACe up front while they make their way toward Roseville and other points west.
New meets the old. While crews are out on lunch RPRC 1268 and 424 which is a new piece of motive power idle away as the await to head out.
844 skirts along the truckee river west of boca. This would be the beginning of a fun chase over the hill.
UP 844 passes through penryn at one of my favorite locations along the foothills of the sierras. They are making pretty good time as the head for roseville.
UP 7369 climbs the grade out of tunnel 16 with an eastbound stack train out of lathrop.
UP 7432 passes through Newcastle on the number 2 track as they continue the climb up grade.
The light is starting to fade as the MRVNP runs across the chandler creek trestle approaching quincy junction. This train will make excellent time through the canyon as they will see green all the... (more)
Seen through one of the Highway 70 tunnel vents BNSF 4623 heads west through Merlin.