I don't always shoot into the light, but when I do, it's to produce a calculated effect such as this. The textures in this scene emphasize the zero-degree temperatures braved by the crew and by p... (more)
3 GP38-2's and 3 flangers return from doing battle with Sierra cement on SP's route over Donner Pass.
SP 4809 with a flanger in tow has just turned on the balloon at Fulda and is now Eastbound out of Emigrant Gap over Donner Pass.
Winterized SD9 3822 with one of SP's flangers. Later rebuilt as #4450, the unit has been preserved and currently on its way to the museum in Portola, CA.
Speeding westbound in heavy snow is yet another trip made by the flanger to keep the pass open.
Waiting short of the crossovers at W. Truckee, I snapped this shot before heading into the hotel just a few feet away.
Rain illuminated by headlights falls in Truckee because of high the warm temperatures.
Icicles cover the hood of the locomotive as it basks in the afternoon sun displaying a note about "self start".
Remnants from plowing and storms cover the locomotive during the quiet night hours in Truckee.