Spring in the TehachapisRolling through Woodford in California's Tehachapi Mountains is Union Pacific train QRVPX 11 (Quality Mainfest; Roseville CA to Phoenix AZ), led by AC4400CW ... (more)
UP 5817 leads a IOAOGX-16 through Emigrant Gap as it starts its decent down the west slope of the Sierra Nevada Mountains
As a local Motorist heads down the road, a Westbound Union Pacific Coal Train passes by overhead.
Slowing for the approach and stop signal at Eisele Siding, the DPU brings up the rear of this loaded coal train as the train negotiates the s-curve in Coal Creek Canyon.
Note the former EL SDP45 coupled to this unit.
This trainload of ammunition is passing through Troy and will crest the summit of Donner Pass in a few miles.
An eastbound unit train of ammunition rounds the point at American.
UP 5817 winds it's way through the meanest mountain pass in the West, Donner Pass. To think that the CP carved out a railroad through these mountains with pick's and primitive explosives really bo... (more)
UP 5817 West exits Shed 10 on UP's Roseville Sub over Donner Pass.
UP 5817 leads a WB freight out of Shed 10, on it's way from Spark's Nv to Roseville, Ca, on UP's Roseville Sub over Donner Pass.
UP 5817 passes through tunnel #4 near Cisco milepost 180
The conductor of UP 5817 North, gives a roll-by to the UP 5808 South, at Dunsmuir Yard.
a UP train descends into Caliente on an approach
UP 5817, UPY 2004, UP 4485, CEFX 7097 heading south to Los Angeles
You can see the new Carqinez Bridge in the back ground, and also the C&H sugar plant.