Amtrak No. 6 negotiates Cape Horn.
I thought this scene was very busy, and it definitely stood out.
An empty ethanol train climbs through the S curves at Cape Horn.
UP 7862 has been tacked to the front of Amtrak 5 as they approach Cape Horn in some fresh snow.
Not everyday you see a train west bound around CapHorn on the #2 track! The dispatcher routed UP 6472 this way to allow the Amtrak 5 and a "Z" train to pass by on the #1 track, holding up the Amt... (more)
UP 5427 DPU pushes a 40 car mech-refer unit train around Cape Horn, milepost 144.75
BNSF 600 makes the cruve around Cape Horn east of Colfax.
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)
The sun was setting this February day in 1995 as SP GP60 has just crossed Long Ravine Trestle and is now starting the climb to Cape Horn. In a year and a half, the sun would set on the SP forever.
#5 westbound at Cape Horn on the #1 track. The track to the right is the #2 which still follows the original grade above the American River. This train will duck into tunnel 34 and then 33 both o... (more)
Bad lead unit UP 5835 on and east bound freight shoves back to Colfax on the #2 track forcing the eastbound UP 4946 autotrain to go against the current up the #1 track and in to tunnel 33 at Cape ... (more)
SP AC 175 and two UP SD9043MACs grind up the steep Cape Horn grade late in the afternoon with a manifest on the drawbar.
UP trains meet on the slopes of Cape Horn.
SP westbound coal train comes through a cut just east of the town of Cape Horn.