Westbound Reno Fun Train passing thru Applegate. This train was somewhat unusual in the it led by only two units,possibly due to clear weather over the hill. Also, as best as I recall, this was ... (more)
Ready for its evening departure to Reno with an A-B-B-A lash up of FP7 units.
The westward Reno Fun Train picking up passengers at the Reno Depot
With six ex-FP7 locomotives Amtrak's "Reno Fun Train" is at American on its way West back to Oakland. This would be the last all F-unit train to cross Donner Pass.
The westbound Reno Fun Train behind preserved F40 locomotives #231 and #281 passing thru the moonscape of Mogul. Nevada.
Amtrak's westbound Reno Fun Train but mostly ex-SP equipment on SP rails with an Espee crew. This would turn out to be the last all F-unit train to cross Donner Pass. The following week, an SDP40F... (more)
Eventually...All Good Things Come to an End. Looking back on my travels aboard the popular Reno Fun Train...its hard to image that the likelihood of this train operating again is low. From... (more)
The westbound Reno Fun Train with #289 leading two SDP40F's West of Colfax.
Six ex-SP FP7 units lead the Reno Fun Train West along the Truckee River West of the old trewing and ice plant town of Boca, CA
The two Phase III Heritage units, 145 & 822 on the Eastbound Reno Fun Train, running as Amtrak Train 925 departing after a station stop at Martinez, CA. and crossing from track 1 to 2 to go over t... (more)
The two Phase III Heritage units, 145 & 822 on the Eastbound Reno Fun Train, running as Amtrak Train 925 arriving for a station stop at Martinez, CA
With an SP helper on the point, an Amtrak Reno Fun Train heads back toward Oakland.
The conductor on the lead SP helper checks his consist to ensure everything is ok. The helper was added to help Amtrak's returning Fun Train to make it over Donner.
Farewell Reno Fun Train. The final Reno Fun Train of the season winds its way along the Donner Pass Route near Emigrant Gap, California. Here the train is seen posing in front of the impres... (more)