Road local L580 comes around a curve and slows in preparation to switch Cartersville.
Westbound autos grind up the east side of Donner Pass and prepare to enter Tunnel 41, "The Big Hole".
Two EMD's drag 4506 feet of autos in Run 8 towards the 10 thousand foot Tunnel 41, which is aptly named the "Big Hole".\
West of Virgilia a rack train pops out of a tunnel into the late afternoon sun running westbound on the Canyon Sub.
Late in the afternoon a pair of 70M's lead a rack train down the canyon along the Feather River.
Southbound UP gets underway while BNSF waits