A westbound SP coal train out of the Intermountain West has D&RGW SD45 No. 5344 on the point as it glides downhill a little west of Shed 10. This part of the Donner Pass line used to sport two mai... (more)
On a beautiful afternoon the in the High Sierras, Amtrak No. roars uphill a little west of Shed 10. On the point as lead helper is Rio Grande GP60 No. 3156. The Rio Grande unit will stay on the tr... (more)
In June 1996, UP ran an Officer's Special to inspect their purchase: The Southern Pacific Railroad. Here the train heads east near Shed 10 on Donner Pass with a spotless 90MAC and AC6000 for power... (more)
It doesn't get much more "Donner" than this! (Except for perhaps some SP Tunnel Motors or Cab Forwards). Climbing the same grade that trains have been battling for nearly 150 years, an e... (more)
An empty unit coal train winds its way upgrade through a long series of curves and then out onto Butte Canyon Bridge, just west of Shed 10 on the west side of Donner Pass.
A late-running California Zephyr drops out of Shed 10 and across Butte Canyon Bridge on the long descent of the west slope of Donner Pass. Barely visible in the distance as a thin gray line above ... (more)
Tunnel Motors doing what they do best.
Amtrak 6 heads east into Shed 10 as it continues its climb up the hill
Just prior to the signal bridge and shed at Shed 10 this lightly powered 1x1 stack winds through the s-curve as seen from the mountains above.
Amtrak's Eastbound California Zephyr crosses the Butte Gulch on a warm Summer afternoon high in the Sierra Nevada mountains.
Amtrak No. 6 crosses the ravine just west of Shed 10.
A Tunnel Motor in its natural habitat.
UP # 5281 leads a westbound stack train across the Butte Canyon Bridge on Union Pacific's Roseville Subdivision.
A long and heavy UP freight train grinds up grade at Shed 10 on the line over Donner Pass.