RailPictures.Net Photo: N/A Southern Pacific Railroad N/A at Norden, California by Steven M. Welch
  Login · Sign Up 

Community Response Locomotive Details Location/Date of Photo
Views: 10,048     Favorited: 34
Since added on December 23, 2010

+ Add to Favorites

+ Nominate for People's Choice

+ Subscribe

+ Add to Photo Album

+ Post a Photo Comment
» Southern Pacific Railroad (more..)
» N/A (more..)
» Donner Pass (more..)
» Norden, California, USA (more..)
» November 07, 2010
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
» N/A (more..)
» N/A (more..)
» Steven M. Welch (more..)
» Contact Photographer · Photographer Profile 
Remarks & Notes 
Opened on November 30, 1867, after two years of blasting, Tunnel 6 at Donner Pass was used continuously for 130 years by the trains of the Central Pacific, and Southern Pacific. The Chinese worked hard to blast through the solid granite rock, to achieve a route for Westbound trains. The thought of cab forwards, Black Widow F units and SD45's leading manifest trains down the grade is astonishing, considering I was in a Chevrolet Trailblazer giving myself my "wrong-main running" tour. The road, now owned by Union Pacific, is used hundreds of times a day by folks, whether railfans, offroader types, or just hikers, it's quite an interesting trip.
Photo Comments (1) 

 User Photo Albums Containing this Photo (2)+ Add to Album
Amazing Pictures - part 4

Album created by member Ben A
Album Views: 8,594
Beautiful sceneries, steam locomotives... all inspiring pictures.
Donner Pass

Album created by member Steven M. Welch
Album Views: 14,283
Donner Pass Images
Add to Photo Album or Get Your Own Photo Album

EXIF Data for this photo: [What's this?]
- Hide Data -

  ApertureFNumber  f/5.6
  Make  Canon
  ExposureTime  1853/1
  ISOSpeedRatings  100
  Flash  16
  FocalLength  17/1

Photo Copyright 2010 Steven M. Welch. All Rights Reserved. Photo Usage Policy
This website Copyright © 2002-2021. All Rights Reserved.
Do Not Sell My Personal Information