Amtrak Train #5, running on the #2 track, passes a westbound freight approaching Newcastle.
With a mixed consist that was common for the period, a westbound general merchandise train rolls out of Tunnel 18 and through Newcastle.
The California Zephyr emerges from the Tunnel 18 at Newcastle.
A trio of new AC4400s roar out of Tunnel 18 with empty coal hoppers, beginning the climb to Donner Summit.
Ex-UP E8A 957 leads Amtrak No. 5, the San Francisco Zephyr, into the tunnel at Newcastle.
The Colfax Local blasts out of Newcastle Tunnel.
The Chevron Unit Oil Train drops downgrade with a mid-train helper at Newcastle on its way to Richmond, Ca., for unloading.
UP workcrews replacing ties in the #1 track look on as UP 5752 passes by at Tunnel 18 on the #2 track headed west to Roseville.
Amtrak No. 6 roars upgrade through Newcastle a couple hours late behind an SD45 lead helper.
As seen through the windows of a speeder parked along the right-of-way at Newcastle, an SP eastbound powered by a pair of GE ACs makes its way up No. 1 track.
Sporting a rare cupola caboose, SP's Colfax Local motors upgrade at Newcastle bound for Colfax.
With its red Gyralite warning beacon operating, SP SD45 8828 leads an eastbound out of Newcastle Tunnel on a hot summer morning in the Sierra Nevada Foothills.
A combination of SD45s and SD45T-2s help lift 8912 East, a giant fruit block, up the steep grade at Newcastle on No. 1 track.
Three SD45s pound the air with their throb of their 20-cylinder prime movers as they blast out of Newcastle Tunnel and roar up No. 1 track.