Union Pacific's flanger set has just finished a run over Donner pass and has returned to the Snowfighters home base in Truckee.
Snow service motive power is parked in Truckee and await the next call of duty in Sierra Nevada mountains.
A light power move of six GP38-2's and flanger make way to Truckee near Milepost 182
UP 572 pauses near the grade crossing at Truckee as the moon peers through light clouds.
"Winter Professionals" can be seen on the newly repained flanger caboose- too bad the shiny yellow paint doesnt appear to handle the weather like the SP orange.
The sotrms have passed, and with nothing else in the forecast all of the flanger sets returned to Roseville.
Clearing snow heading westbound through W. Soda Springs
The sunset shines on this flanger that just returned from Donner Pass
After a week of several intense snow storms, UP 572 and 566 head downhill out of Tunnel 35 with flanger back to Colfax after clearing the main track to Donner Summit.
Note the ice breakers on top.