The last CZ Special shot of the day (with to the boss calling me back to Oakland) is at Soda Springs.
The lowest elevation snow still present from this past winter's storms is seen at just above the mainline at Emigrant Gap as the CZ special grinds uphill towards Donner.
WP806A is digging into the curve between Secret Town and Magra that turns under the I-80 highway.
The WP806A with CA Zephyr Special at uphill maximum track speed comes out into filtered overcast light at Clipper Gap.
The WP806A with the Trains Unlimited CA Zephyr Special is seen through a tunnel at Clipper Gap ascending the foothills to the Sierra Mountains.
The WP806A leading the Trains Unlinited CA Zephyr Special passes a UP work train occupying the Newcastle high track (right). The train is headed eastward up towards Donner.
The Trains Unlinited CA Zephyr Recreation special highballs Roseville Station. A few railfans are caught in action doing their thing on the station platform.
Cab view from WP 806-A on our return westbound trip over Donner Pass as we approach Shed 47.
Being stopped at a stop signal at Shed 47 allowed for a quick photo of our train on the return westbound trip.
WP 806-A sits at Sparks, NV with the Trains Unlimited/Amtrak special "California Zephyr"
Approaching the signal and crossover at Floriston, CA at UP milepost 219.8 as seen from the cab of WP 806-A leading the California Zephyr.
WP 805-A (left) belonging to the Feather River Rail Society sits with a WP caboose at Sparks, NV with WP 806-A leading the California Zephyr (right).
The WP806A with restored M-5 horn blaring, highballs the Emeryville Station leading the Trains Unlimited recreation of the California Zephyr.
With left hand tending to the five chime horn and right hand waving to the photographer, infamous Amtrak engineer Phil Gosney departs Emeryville Station with the Trains Unlimited recreation of the... (more)
The UP4322 leading a late westbound AGBMI autorack train meets the WP806A leading the Trains Unlimited recreation of the California Zephyr shown loading passengers at Emeryville, CA.