After a stormy afternoon on the "Hill", the signal bridge at Truckee is showing all reds with a stunning sunset for a backdrop!
It's a bitterly cold December evening in Truckee as an eastbound prepares to depart. The engineer is comfy in his nice warm cab, while I'm outside freezing in order to get the photograph.
Westbound stacks crossover at East Truckee due to MOW near the big hole (shed 47).
A matched A-B-A-A set of covered wagons still in the "black widow" livery are eastbound near Truckee on the SP Donner route. This is probably around 1960.
Outfitted for snow fighting, former Espee GP38-2s #4844 (UP 605) and #4839 (UP 602) are seen waiting their next assignment in Truckee, California.
Amtrak 5 departs the small mountain town of Truckee, CA with fresh snow on the ground. It will be a nice sunny trip over the mountain with plenty of snow from a recent storm.
Westbound auto train is lined up to head west up the grade and over Donner Pass. This is the west end of Truckee where the 8398 was held to meet 2 eastbounds working downgrade from the top. The 83... (more)
Westbound North Platte, NE, to Oakland, CA, Z-train will be holding at Truckee to wait for an eastbound before heading west up the grade to the tunnel. Truckee is where the dispatcher likes to sta... (more)
Westbound Roper, UT, to Roseville, Ca, manifest train is holding at Truckee to wait for 2 eastbounds before heading west up the grade to the tunnel. The crew on the spreader is done for the day an... (more)
A Lunar halo shines over the night sky, as the east end of Truckee is lined up for a westbound stack train. East Truckee (CRPV 208) is located at MP 208, or 35 west of Reno, NV on Donner Pass. I d... (more)
UP 5314 charges out of Truckee with the KG2LT.
A westbound loaded auto train moves slowly up the hill passed the Amtrak Station at Truckee.
Five GE units glide down the pass through the snow at the Truckee station. All the units start to apply more air and dynamic breaks as it will stop at the signal at East Truckee.
With a thick layer of clouds moving over Donner pass, BNSF 4802 east takes in every ray of light as it drops down the eastern slope of Donner pass at east Truckee.
With icecicle breaker raised and wire grill on windshields over nose, SP GP38-2 4839 rests between Flanger runs over Donner Pass at Truckee, CA on January 4, 1987.