Union Pacific #844 blasts upgrade along the ledge at Cape Horn. Here the original Transcontinental Railroad hugs a granite cliff face above the American River, hundreds of feet below. This modern ... (more)
Westbound doublestacks roll through the Cape Horn area in the lower reaches of Donner Pass.
A couple of the old Southern Pacific Rotaries can still be seen lingering around Union Pacific's J.R. Davis Yard in Roseville, California. These snow removal beasts are still used in extreme circu... (more)
SP 9363 West departs Roseville Yard under a plume of black diesel exhaust--likely caused by an ailing turbo.
Amtrak No. 6 negotiates Cape Horn.
The Union Pacific IG4OA comes to the end of the Valley Subdivision as it slowly enters the Roseville Yard. Here the train passes over a unique rainbow bridge that is located at the north end of th... (more)
SP 8560 is leaving Tunnel #33 at Cape Horn. This tunnel was constructed to carry two tracks and to eliminate the orignal mainline overlooking the American River. The SP decided to keep the track o... (more)