As the spreader makes a stop to refuel the cats at Troy, a wide angle shot reveals a not seldom view of the spreader
UP 5095 rounds the curve around abandoned tunnel 40 headed east with the S. Yuba River canyon in the background.
UP 5059 with SP SD-45 unit 8666 in original paint and NO reassigned numbering, along with UP 5812 pull the 1st eastbound autotrain across the Lower Cascade Bridge at MP 186. It's great to see an o... (more)
UP 5593 on the front pulling a long grain train around the west entrance to tunnel 40 on the right.
UP 8035 passes the concrete shed entrance to the west end of tunnel 40 (abandoned).
A very dirty UP 5824, probably from DPU use, makes the curve just past the Troy Rd crossing at MP 185.75.
A very late westbound California Zephyr glides downgrade at Troy, California on Donner Pass.
I finally got the picture that I always wanted from Donner, although there wasnt quite as much snow as I wished. Needless to say I love it! Here the spreader is plowing snow moving east over the l... (more)
Fresh snow and sunny skies, from up around MP 186 at Troy
An eastbound auto train heads through Troy on a beautiful day... post winter storm
A clean SD70M leads eastbound ZLTCS through west Troy in the summer of 2003. A break from the snow.
After just crossing the lower cascade bridge, the UP 4956 approaches the signal bridge and detector at Troy on Donner Pass
Well into Troy is an eastbound auto train. This location requires a bit of work to get to, but I think the efforts are well worth it
SP 8530 is working hard at the point of an eastbound drag freight at Troy, Ca on SP's Donner Pass Line. Two more EMD's are cut in mid train to help this heavy train over one of the toughest rail l... (more)
I caught the unit at several location, this is one of my favorites