Westbound UP 6472 leads a long loaded grain train thru a fresh layer of powder from yesterday near M.P. 172 w/ the Bear Valley and S. Yuba River Canyon in view.
Westbound UP 8190 exits tunnel 39 at M.P. 180 into the evening sun. The conductor looks like he's taking a little nappy time.
The impressive Tehachapi Loop.
BNSF 7606 exits tunnel 9 into the hot evening sun at the Tehachapi Loop.
UP7866 going against the current up the #1 track from Reno across the Truckee River at Verdi.
We get a good look at the end of the train here as the bridge over the Feather River is engulfed in steam.
The cold damp weather makes for a nice plume of steam trailing the UP 844
UP 844 with the hammer down crosses the Clio trestle enroute to Portola.
Eastbounder passing through tunnels 35 & 36 at Yuba Gap.
UP 5427 DPU pushes a 40 car mech-refer unit train around Cape Horn, milepost 144.75
Amtrak #6 cruises along the bottleneck single track section near Emigrant Gap with the Bear River valley below.
Amtrak #5 passes by above the Bear River and S. Yuba River valleys in the background headed west.
AMTK 16 leads the westbound #5 up along the Truckee River near M.P. 209
BNSF 5432 exits tunnel 35 on 1 of 2 bottleneck single track sections of Donner Pass at M.P. 175.8
A group of kayakers disappear behind the BNSF 5432 as it wraps around the Truckee River east of Truckee near M.P. 209 headed west.