On the first day of Fall 2002, a 14-hour late Coast Starlight enters Redding, California. It is around 5:30 PM, and the temperature is 100F.
Roughly four hours late, the northbound Coast Starlight departs Redding, California. The train is crossing Lake Redding on the impressive Redding Trestle, built at the south end of the Shasta Dam... (more)
A train of lumber off the Siskiyou Line crosses the massive trestle at Redding. In 1986, the only paint on the equipment was applied by either the manufacturer or the owner.
A trio of SD70Ms roll a manifest into Redding, California on the Shasta Route.
The Shasta Daylight 1990 excursion crosses the massive trestle at Redding, California. After the passengers are unloaded at the passenger depot, the train will continue south to turn on the wye a... (more)
An NRHS excursion departs Redding for Portland. The huge Redding Trestle marks the beginning of the Shasta Dam line change.
A lumber drag rumbles over the Redding Trestle, with a trio of SD70Ms in charge.
Southbound Daylight 4-84 crossing the Sacramento River on the Redding Trestle heading for Railfair in Sacramento, CA
FRRS Dunsmuir Days Special on it's 2nd day trip Dunsmuir seen here passing over the famous Redding Trestle at sunset
It speaks volumes that this little freight was running about 10 minutes AHEAD of Amtrak's hours-late Coast Starlight.
This edition of the Coast Starlight is running nearly 8 hours behind schedule this sunny July morning.
DD40X 6936 leads the FRRS special over the long and scenic Redding Trestle in the early evening as it gets closer to it's final Destination of Dunsmuir for the Dunsmuir RR Days
UP 6936, leading the Dunsmuir Railroad Days Special is seen running on the very long trestle at Redding. This was part of a two day trip from Portola. Very special thanks to my friend Al Bayer for... (more)