Hey guys just got into Oakland to visit family for a few das as I was hoping to get some pics/video of the MOARV (Oakland to Roseville) train. I heard rumors that it departs around 9pm, but I waited between 8-midnight and did not see it. I setup my camera behind the target store in Emeryville...
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.
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