Former Southern Pacific 0-6-0 number 1233 crosses the floodgates for the Sacramento River near West Sacramento, California in October of 1996. Should the river become swollen, these gates will open into the flat floodplain and onto part of the Yolo Shortline's main.
The northbound Trains Unlimited Tours special, bound for the NRHS Convention in Portland, crosses Castle Creek at Castella, California on July 2, 2005. It was a typically blazing hot July day in the Sacramento River Canyon.
Appropriate commentary from a billboard at Planeport, California, near Sacramento, as the eastbound RenoFun Train behind Trancisco tour's short-lived F45/Bilevel in the abominable red/blue paint scheme go east.. .
Amtrak's Coast Starlight rounds another scenic curve along the Sacramento River in northern California south of Dunsmuir, Calif., in the early morning hours of July 12, 2003. This part of the route is normally traversed in darkness.
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