UP 2532 and 2 more GEVOs lead a short IOANP downgrade along the Truckee River on the east slope of Donner Pass. Dynamic brakes are now dissipating the energy potential that was built up climbing t... (more)
UP 5376 is leading the eastbound MRVSP downgrade on the mile and a quarter of tangent track running through downtown Truckee on the east slope of Donner Pass. Of note in the background of the imag... (more)
GP38-2 with motorized circular windows for use in snow removal operations.
Ready to climb Donner Pass.
Westbound climbing Donner Pass near Truckee
On January 12th, 2017 Union Pacific's Sierra snow fighters use spreader set 4032/4031 to clear snow off the balloon trackage in Truckee, California as the westbound ZG2OA, in the background, heads... (more)
Amtrak No. 5, the westbound California Zephyr, rolls around the Horseshoe curve at Glenshire as it follows the Truckee River from Reno to the next station stop in Truckee.
A late Amtrak No. 5, the westbound California Zephyr, departs Truckee and rolls on the power as it attacks the grade to the Summit over Donner. The first snowfall in quite awhile in the Sierras h... (more)
Snow showers fall on a late Amtrak No. 5, the westbound California Zephyr, as it rolls along the Truckee River making it's approach to Truckee. The first snowfall in quite awhile in the Sierras ha... (more)
A late Amtrak No. 5 the westbound California Zephyr approaches the station stop in Truckee. The first snowfall in quite awhile in the Sierras has fallen overnight and lingers into the Afternoon. T... (more)
Westbound UP stack train stops at Truckee for a brief moment as light sow begins to fall. The spreader off to the left are at the ready if they are needed for heavy snow removal over the pass.
On a cool October morning, Union Pacific 8598 emerges from a dense fog as it highballs Truckee, California. Dense fog is common in the fall as nighttime temperatures begin to drop. As the cold air... (more)
Icycles dangling from the frozen number boards of UP 589 pose while UP 604 waits for its next flip over Donner Pass in Truckee, CA.
"Highball the 1995." On a clear spring afternoon, Union Pacific 1995 (the Chicago & Northwestern heritage unit) rockets westbound out of Truckee while Amtrak's California Zephyr p... (more)
Eastbound BNSF No. 5306 and Manifest, approaches the old town site of Boca, a thriving town during the construction of
the Central Pacific Railroadl