Rain illuminated by headlights falls in Truckee because of high the warm temperatures.
The flanger clearly indicates the recent fierce storms over Donner as it returns from yet another run to clear the rails.
A close-up nose shots reveals the unique window used to keep a clear line of sight for crew members as well as some ice and snow from Mother Nature
At 4am the flanger takes a break as the storm passes and the tracks have been cleared
Icicles cover the hood of the locomotive as it basks in the afternoon sun displaying a note about "self start".
Remnants from plowing and storms cover the locomotive during the quiet night hours in Truckee.
Engineer using drinking water to clean windshield. Washers presumably frozen.
MOW employees work as the sun goes down to switch in new power for the spreader.
California Zephyr west bound at Truckee
Westbound with Two GP30's pushing the GE's up Donner Pass
After a long days work clearing the rails over the summit, the spreader powered by two GP38-2's idles in the heavy snowfall
WB entering Truckee