At peace with the working world
Westbound BNSF trackage right train passes over the Shoo-Fly track at Reno, NV on Union Pacific's "Overland Route."
This autos west passes by Amtrak's temporary depot on the shoo-fly.
With a UP westbound manifest's conductor and brakeman on the ground for a roll-by, the AOANP 11 blasts eastbound at Truckee, CA on Union Pacific's Donner Pass line.
This westman will receive a push from the manned Truckee Helper at East Truckee
UP 5803 and UP 5758 are this days Truckee Helper.
Newly rebuilt SPMW 324, the "Snow Fighters" passes the camera at Lawton, NV.
UP 604 on the point with UP 574, both GP38-2s, power this flanging move east bound near Lawton, NV. The flanger is newly rebuilt SPMW 324 named the "Snow Fighter."
No. 5 at Reno's temporary depot on the shoo-fly. This train was annulled at Reno and will become No.6 of the 9th.
With blizzard conditions the crew of this eastman waits for a "patch" crew, 2120 hrs.
Yesterday the Sparks east end yard job died on hours at Lawton, NV. Today, the Sparks yard job used NS 2516 to fetch the dead train. Pictured here are the two engines making a hook each other.