An EUASM on the Modoc Line awaits the arrival of a westbound at Flanigan, Nevada so it can proceed east on the former Western Pacific. The "westbound" turned out to be a track inspector... (more)
UP 5465 leads an eastbound stack train out of Flanigan past an old concrete phone booth along the former Southern Pacific Modoc ROW. Until it was abandoned past Flanigan in the late sixties, the M... (more)
A ballast train has been tied down on the former Modoc mainline at Flanigan, as lingering debris clouds from the day's thunderstorms roll east toward the Smoke Creek desert.
As dusk settles over the western edge of the Great Basin, an eastbound UP train lights up the rails and codes lines ahead of it, while the snow on the distant Sierra Nevada still luminesces.