Waiting. "Dispatcher 74 to the UP 8687 west over." "UP 8687 over." "Yeah guys hold there before the grade crossing in Truckee to allow for the Roper (which is 15 minutes ahead) to pass Shed... (more)
The piece of the small mountain town of Truckee, California is broken by Union Pacific 8687 as it blasts through downtown on it's way west down the Donner Pass Route.
On a late summer afternoon, Union Pacific 8687 and a long manifest come cruising along the Truckee River in the impressive Floriston Canyon.