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The engineer of this northward grainer has just used BNSF 5412 (GE Dash 9-44CW) and three other units to move 400,000 bushels of wheat through Ilmon, California and is running along Caliente Creek. He has put the Tehachapis behind and can start thinking about going on rest in Bakersfield 20...
A Union Pacific manifest snakes its way downgrade at Alta, California in June of 2002. Lots of empty reefers are making their way back to California's central valley on the original transcontinental route.
A BNSF trackage rights train rolls down the west slope of the Sierra Nevada at Yuba Pass, California in June of 2000. Thunderclouds are looming over the 7000 foot level of Donner Pass, and will cover the west slope soon.
A solid train of potash rolls down the slopes of the Sierra Nevada at Casa Loma, California in October of 2006. Union Pacific's route over Donner Pass will become much more active in the future once the tunnel improvements are made.
An empty rail train, symboled GJPUM, streaks up the west side of Tennessee Pass between Deen and Mitchell on Sept. 4, 1990. The entire Minturn helper set of 4 SD40-T2's was added to the head end of the 1,400 ton train in Minturn. With the two GP40's assigned as road power, that's 18,000...
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