Three AC4400's lead a coal train over Donner in the last few days of SP operation.
DRGW 5508 W has been waiting for the SP 8008 to arrive off the mountain, to give them a shove to Donner Summit. The SD50 and B39-8 are good examples of Hi Tech power from the 1980's.
Heading east from Truckee, UP 5826 has won the battle of Donner Pass, and in a short time the crew will tie up in Spark's, Nv.
The flanger awaits the next crew on the balloon track in Truckee, CA
The engineer and conductor seem more interested in the anglers in the Truckee River than the track in front of them. The afternoon Sun glows nicely off the new GEs. Pretty soon they'll look like... (more)
A westbound BNSF trackage rights train winds through the curves approaching Donner Summit.
An SD70M has this westbound merchandise train at Prosser Creek.
The red light from the flanger lights up the nose of the frigid locomotive
Look at the nose of the UP 600...Its frozen solid!
A close up of the blade of a flanger as it sits in Truckee, CA
The flanger power gets refueled during a light snow as the sun peaks through the clouds
One of my favorite snow shots, I love how the ice and snow has covered both units!
SP 9324 East rounds a curve east of Truckee in the early morning.
Waiting short of the crossovers at W. Truckee, I snapped this shot before heading into the hotel just a few feet away.