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The Scenic Shasta Route
All photos taken on the UP (or old SP) between Klamath Falls, Oregon and Dunsmuir, California.
Photo Album By: Sean Kelly
 
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Photo ID: 640394

The northbound Coast Starlight passes a Union Pacific freight at Grass Lake. Next stop: Klamath Falls, where the smokers will sprint for the platform.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Grass Lake, California, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 133
Train ID: NRPC 14
Photo Date: August 10, 2002


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By: Wendel Moran

Added: Dec 08, 2017

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Photo ID: 640000

Ten hours late due to a detour on the Oregon Trunk, Amtrak's Coast Starlight rolls south through the Sacramento River Canyon. In 1997, floods washed out the Shasta Route here. The UP GE on the poi... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)
Location: Gibson, California, USA
Locomotive #: UP 9735
Train ID: NRPC 11
Photo Date: May 29, 1999


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By: Wendel Moran

Added: Dec 04, 2017

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Photo ID: 635877

The Shasta Daylight 1990 excursion crosses the massive trestle at Redding, California. After the passengers are unloaded at the passenger depot, the train will continue south to turn on the wye a... (more)

Railroad: Southern Pacific Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP60
Location: Redding, California, USA
Locomotive #: SP 9701
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 12, 1990


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By: Wendel Moran

Added: Oct 27, 2017

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Photo ID: 635352

A southbound Z train rolls through the Shasta Cascade Wonderland, led by a rare (for the area) North Western GE.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: GE C40-8 (Dash 8-40C)
Location: Grass Lake, California, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 8553
Train ID: ZSELA
Photo Date: December 27, 1997


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By: Wendel Moran

Added: Oct 23, 2017

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Photo ID: 635279

A southbound lumber drag curves through the Devil's Garden lava flow on the west flank of Mount Shasta.

Railroad: Southern Pacific Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD70M
Location: Weed, California, USA
Locomotive #: SP 9824
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 24, 1998


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By: Wendel Moran

Added: Oct 22, 2017

Views: 606
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Photo ID: 631914

Because of a derailment, the northbound Coast Starlight was terminated at Klamath Falls. Before the train was spotted at the station to wait for buses, it was turned on the wye at Texum, where the... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Klamath Falls, Oregon, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 117
Train ID: NRPC 14
Photo Date: December 14, 2003


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By: Wendel Moran

Added: Sep 27, 2017

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Photo ID: 625642

A Union Pacific Z passes through the Shasta Retreat, the site of a historic resort area that brought people to Dunsmuir.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Dunsmuir, California, USA
Locomotive #: UP 7891
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 15, 2017


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By: Chris Mohs

Added: Aug 05, 2017

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Photo ID: 623908

The Trinity Alps loom in the distance as the Swift RoadRailer heads for Los Angeles. After dropping into the Sacramento River Canyon and curving around Cantara Loop, the train will change crews a... (more)

Railroad: Southern Pacific Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP60
Location: Mount Shasta, California, USA
Locomotive #: SP 9771
Train ID: PTCIT
Photo Date: May 26, 1996


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By: Wendel Moran

Added: Jul 21, 2017

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Photo ID: 623188

For a couple of months in the spring, Grass Lake on the Shasta Route is an actual lake due to snow melt. The northbound Coast Starlight is nearing the summit of the Southern Cascades on Memorial D... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P40DC
Location: Grass Lake, California, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 802
Train ID: NRPC 14
Photo Date: May 29, 1995


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By: Wendel Moran

Added: Jul 14, 2017

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Photo ID: 623187

A lumber drag off Central Oregon & Pacific rolls south through the Sacramento River Canyon. Just around the curve the train is taking is where the new line built for the Shasta Dam project begins... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW-CTE
Location: Lakehead, California, USA
Locomotive #: UP 5833
Train ID: MCORV
Photo Date: June 07, 2003


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By: Wendel Moran

Added: Jul 14, 2017

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Photo ID: 623092

The Coast Starlight rolls in the shadow of Mount Shasta on Memorial Day weekend 1995.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P32BWH (Dash 8-32BWH)
Location: Grass Lake, California, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 518
Train ID: NRPC 14
Photo Date: May 28, 1995


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By: Wendel Moran

Added: Jul 13, 2017

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Photo ID: 620782

Although General Electric power reigns on the Shasta Route today, it was exotic once upon a time. The first freight train I ever saw on the Black Butte Subdivision that had a solid set of GEs clim... (more)

Railroad: Southern Pacific Railroad
Locomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)
Location: Weed, California, USA
Locomotive #: SP 8140
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 12, 1994


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By: Wendel Moran

Added: Jun 23, 2017

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Photo ID: 620117

If I could go back in time and ride a train, the Shasta Daylight would be my choice. The closest I will ever come was the first summer Saturday evening of 1984, when the Louisiana World's Fair Day... (more)

Railroad: Southern Pacific Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-4
Location: Weed, California, USA
Locomotive #: SP 4449
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 23, 1984


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By: Wendel Moran

Added: Jun 15, 2017

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Photo ID: 619774

Pacific Northwest NRHS's "Shasta Daylight 1990" special is around a mile from its station stop at Redding, where passengers will detrain to spend the night. After the passengers detrain,... (more)

Railroad: Southern Pacific Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP60
Location: Redding, California, USA
Locomotive #: SP 9701
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 12, 1990


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By: Wendel Moran

Added: Jun 12, 2017

Views: 880
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Photo ID: 619463

Espee's first two SD70Ms lead the PTPCX west on the Shasta Route. At Dunsmuir, a helicopter would follow the train down the Sacramento River Canyon to obtain images for advertising media.

Railroad: Southern Pacific Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD70M
Location: Cougar, California, USA
Locomotive #: SP 9800
Train ID: PTPCX
Photo Date: July 02, 1994


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By: Wendel Moran

Added: Jun 09, 2017

Views: 1,145
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