UP 3075 leads an eastbound through Truckee in September 1998.
A coal load moves through Truckee on a cloud lees winter day. Snow clearing equipment in the yard take a breather as it waits for the next storm to arrive.
After several Cancelations due to weather on Donner pass this winter, the first Sierra Scenic train and the First Reno Fun Train make their first runs from the bay area to Reno and back. Heritage ... (more)
Throttling out of town to the beat of two non turbo-ed 645s, passing the icicle clad eaves of the old Truckee depot, a westbound flanger is making a 'Fulda flip'.
Winter professionals prevail…… After a long day on the hill Union Pacific's spreaders come home to Truckee after having returned the flow of commerce to Union Pacific's Sierra Crossing. After havi... (more)
After patiently waiting for the eastbound California Zephyr to clear, UP 7703 is underway westbound, heading for the summit with track inspection vehicle EC-4 in tow.
Sierra 'dupe' 5287 leads a four pack of SD70Ms and the westbound ZNPOA out of Truckee on the final leg of the climb up the eastern slope of the Sierra. Nestled under the tall pines in the backgrou... (more)
Returning from a morning run over the Sierra, Union Pacific's 'lead' spreader set slips through the curves just west of Truckee, Union Pacific's home base for snow operations on Donner Pass. The t... (more)
With its crossing of the Sierra Nevada nearly complete Amtrak 6, the eastbound California Zephyr, slips down grade into Truckee, where it will make its final California stop before crossing into N... (more)
Amtrak 97 leads the Westbound California Zephyr out of Truckee in September 1998.
UP 6216 leads out of Truckee in September 1998.
The westbound California Zephyr approaches Truckee.CA.
SP rotary 207 is coming to a stop in Truckee and soon the cleanup will begin. They rotaries will cross over to #1 rail the next day and clean that line up.
SP rotary 207 is done for the day and clean up has begun. Steam generated by the on-board steam generator is used to clean out crevasses and blades.