Westbound freight rolls down towards Yuba Gap.
C&NW Dash 9 No. 8638 leads SP and Rio Grande power on a westbound SP grain train at Yuba Gap. Lots of ties have been replaced recently in this part of the Donner line.
In October 1995, late in the afternoon on Donner Pass, two big GEs hold back tonnage as they come down the mountain with a manifest in tow. If you look carefully, you can see where the downhill ma... (more)
In a heavy rain, Amtrak No. 5, the San Francisco Zephyr, makes its way through the curves at Yuba Gab. Note that the track the train is on--which runs around the tunnel--is no longer there.
In the high Sierras on the west slope of Donner Pass, a westbound manifest swings under the signal bridge at Yuba Gap. Note the signal hut raised above ground level to allow easier access during ... (more)
On a beautiful August evening, a monster-sized stack train drops downgrade through some fantastic Sierra Nevada scenery at Yuba Gap, passing through Tunnels 36 and 35. This train lost power from t... (more)
Dropping down Donner Pass at the famed Yuba Gap, passengers aboard the Westbound California Zephyr must be enjoying the views of freshly fallen snow...
Flanges squeal and dynamic brakes howl off the freshly fallen snow while three GE's (in 2x1 formation) lead loaded auto racks from Gibson, Indiana (IHB) to Milpitas, California glide down Donner P... (more)
With stacks and TOFC in tow, westbound Union Pacific 7350 drifts downhill after exiting tunnel 35 in Yuba Gap.
Westbound double stacks drift down the western slope of Donner Pass and under the signal bridge at Yuba Gap.
With a short Z train on the drawbar, UP 8045 rounds the curves at Yuba Gap past delicately snow-dusted trees in a gorgeous winter scene. Note the unpatched SP 107 third out.
Chasing fresh paint in the fresh snow sure does make for a nice morning of railfanning. Rounding the bend at Yuba Gap, a quintet of new GEVOs bring the ZOAG2 east over Donner Pass. California had ... (more)
An eastbound coal train heads into Tunnel 36 as it battle the western slope of Donner Pass
UP 5248 leads the ZNPOA west out of Tunnel 35 at last light.
Three P42s lead No. 6 through winter snowfall at Yuba Gap.