Amtrak Train No. 5, the westbound California Zephyr rolls through east Truckee to a station stop in Truckee. Ahead awaits the climb up to Norden and Donner Pass.
Amtrak Train No. 6, the eastbound California Zephyr late leaving Truckee has a clear signal to Reno Nevada.
With engine 5271 bringing up the rear, westbound intermodal train UP ZNPOA passes through snow covered Truckee, California on the Roseville Subdivision.
Late on a beautiful afternoon in the Sierra Nevada, SP 192 West departs Truckee, CA.
UP 3075 leads an eastbound through Truckee in September 1998.
Eastward Train #6 leaving Cold Stream Canyon and approaching Truckee.
Westbound BNSF No. 4685 leaves Truckee and begins the climb to Norden and the summit of Donner Pass.
A mixed manifest rolls eastbound down thru Truckee and Glenshire after coming down from Donner Pass in the high mountains in the background.
Eastbound into the rising, a clean Union Pacific SD70AH-T4C and 5 other units lead stacks down into the great little town of Truckee.
Fifty years ago, May of 1968, SP ALCO Hydraulic #9151 led a Pacific Locomotive Association "Truckee Limited" from Oakland to Truckee and back. Held outside of Sacramento on the return tr... (more)
approaching Amtraks Truckee Station
Westbound Train #5 climbing thru Cold Stream Canyon with what was known at the time as the "San Francisco Zephyr".
With an SP lead helper put on a t Spark, Amtrak train No. 5 pauses at Truckee for passengers. The train's next stop will be in Colfax on the other side of the pass.
For a winter or two, the norm was for the spreader to load the #1 track with snow and let the flangers have some fun. On this February day the spreader has done its job and the 604 is nose plowi... (more)