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2/21/2020
 
 
 
 
 
By:Matthew Rhodes
Dates:9/1/2007 - 2/1/2009
Album Info:A collection of photos taken on Donner Summit from Newcastle to Truckee.
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Alta
Title:  Alta
Description:  Slowly descending Donner Pass towards Roseville.
Photo Date:  9/1/2007  Upload Date: 9/26/2007 10:59:16 PM
Location:  Alta, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories:  Transit,Action
Locomotives:  UP 8403(SD70ACe)
Views:  244   Comments: 1
Westbound
Title:  Westbound
Description:  Heading west to Loomis before sunset.
Photo Date:  9/15/2007  Upload Date: 9/26/2007 10:57:37 PM
Location:  Colfax, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  UP 5557(AC44CWCTE)
Views:  407   Comments: 0
Newcastle
Title:  Newcastle
Description:  An eastbound waits for Amtrak #6 to pass before it will climb Donner
Photo Date:  12/1/2007  Upload Date: 12/2/2007 11:02:05 AM
Location:  Newcastle, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 5573(AC44CWCTE) UP 4147(SD70M) UP 3797(SD70M)
Views:  376   Comments: 2
Newcastle
Title:  Newcastle
Description:  An eastbound waits for Amtrak #6 to pass before it will climb Donner
Photo Date:  12/1/2007  Upload Date: 12/2/2007 11:02:28 AM
Location:  Newcastle, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 5573(AC44CWCTE) UP 4147(SD70M) UP 3797(SD70M)
Views:  267   Comments: 1
Newcastle
Title:  Newcastle
Description:  An eastbound waits for Amtrak #6 to pass before it will climb Donner. The no-longer-used lead into Newcastle is in the foreground.
Photo Date:  12/1/2007  Upload Date: 12/2/2007 11:03:35 AM
Location:  Newcastle, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 5573(AC44CWCTE) UP 4147(SD70M) UP 3797(SD70M)
Views:  365   Comments: 0
DPUs
Title:  DPUs
Description:  Having just decended through Cape Horn, a couple of DPUs help slow a westbound into Colfax
Photo Date:  12/23/2007  Upload Date: 12/31/2007 12:37:50 AM
Location:  Colfax, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 5465(AC45CCTE)
Views:  233   Comments: 0
Westbound
Title:  Westbound
Description:  A westbound heads down through Applegate on its way to Roseville.
Photo Date:  12/23/2007  Upload Date: 9/26/2007 11:00:04 PM
Location:  Applegate, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Transit,Action
Locomotives:  UP 4886(SD70M)
Views:  262   Comments: 0
Amtrak
Title:  Amtrak
Description:  190 leads the Ca Zepher west through Nyack.
Photo Date:  5/17/2008  Upload Date: 5/18/2008 3:55:32 PM
Location:  Emigrant Gap, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories:  Scenic,Passenger
Locomotives:  AMTK 190(P42DC)
Views:  199   Comments: 0
Nyack
Title:  Nyack
Description:  Descending Donner through Emigrant Gap
Photo Date:  5/17/2008  Upload Date: 5/18/2008 4:06:19 PM
Location:  Emigrant Gap, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4369(SD70M)
Views:  221   Comments: 1
Nyack
Title:  Nyack
Description:  Descending Donner through Emigrant Gap
Photo Date:  5/17/2008  Upload Date: 5/18/2008 4:06:50 PM
Location:  Emigrant Gap, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4369(SD70M)
Views:  173   Comments: 0
Nyack
Title:  Nyack
Description:  Descending Donner through Emigrant Gap
Photo Date:  5/17/2008  Upload Date: 5/18/2008 4:05:06 PM
Location:  Emigrant Gap, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4369(SD70M)
Views:  155   Comments: 0
Cape Horn
Title:  Cape Horn
Description:  A consist of 6 head east on Donner Pass.
Photo Date:  5/17/2008  Upload Date: 5/18/2008 4:08:25 PM
Location:  Cape Horn, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 5564(AC44CWCTE)
Views:  210   Comments: 0
Cape Horn
Title:  Cape Horn
Description:  A consist of 6 head east on Donner Pass.
Photo Date:  5/17/2008  Upload Date: 5/18/2008 4:09:04 PM
Location:  Cape Horn, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 5564(AC44CWCTE)
Views:  229   Comments: 1
West into Colfax
Title:  West into Colfax
Description:  Its just crossed Hwy 80 and drops into Colfax.
Photo Date:  5/17/2008  Upload Date: 5/18/2008 4:10:18 PM
Location:  Colfax, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 5583(AC44CWCTE) UP 4773(SD70M) UP 4659(SD70M)
Views:  296   Comments: 0
West into Colfax
Title:  West into Colfax
Description:  Its just crossed Hwy 80 and drops into Colfax.
Photo Date:  5/17/2008  Upload Date: 5/18/2008 4:11:09 PM
Location:  Colfax, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 5583(AC44CWCTE) UP 4773(SD70M) UP 4659(SD70M) UP 5171(SD70M)
Views:  354   Comments: 0
AMTK 178
Title:  AMTK 178
Description:  #6 heads east and makes the switch from track #1 to #2 just east of Main St.
Photo Date:  8/9/2008  Upload Date: 8/10/2008 11:12:42 AM
Location:  Newcastle, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 178(P42DC) AMTK 47(P42DC)
Views:  172   Comments: 0
AMTK 178
Title:  AMTK 178
Description:  #6 just switched tracks (last car in the switch now) and heads into the tunnel and on into Auburn.
Photo Date:  8/9/2008  Upload Date: 8/10/2008 11:13:01 AM
Location:  Newcastle, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 178(P42DC) AMTK 47(P42DC)
Views:  192   Comments: 1
Donner Pass
Title:  Donner Pass
Description:  Descending Donner heading towards Emigrant Gap
Photo Date:  8/17/2008  Upload Date: 8/24/2008 12:23:09 PM
Location:  Yuba Gap, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories:  Tunnel
Locomotives:  BNSF 5432(C44-9W) BNSF 5106(C44-9W) NS 9881(C40-9W)
Views:  311   Comments: 1
Amtrak #5
Title:  Amtrak #5
Description:  Descending westward through Emigrant Gap.
Photo Date:  8/23/2008  Upload Date: 8/24/2008 12:24:49 PM
Location:  Emigrant Gap, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  AMTK 108(P42DC)
Views:  133   Comments: 0
BNSF 7783
Title:  BNSF 7783
Description:  Exiting Tunnel 35 on its way west.
Photo Date:  8/29/2008  Upload Date: 8/30/2008 1:56:50 AM
Location:  Yuba Gap, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories:  Tunnel
Locomotives:  BNSF 7783(ES44DC) BNSF 4868(C44-9W)
Views:  554   Comments: 1
BNSF 7783
Title:  BNSF 7783
Description:  Exiting Tunnel 35 on its way west.
Photo Date:  8/29/2008  Upload Date: 8/30/2008 1:57:15 AM
Location:  Yuba Gap, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories:  Tunnel
Locomotives:  BNSF 7783(ES44DC) BNSF 4868(C44-9W) BNSF 1012(C44-9W)
Views:  384   Comments: 1
BNSF 7783
Title:  BNSF 7783
Description:  Exiting Tunnel 35 on its way west.
Photo Date:  8/29/2008  Upload Date: 8/30/2008 1:56:13 AM
Location:  Yuba Gap, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories:  Tunnel
Locomotives:  BNSF 7783(ES44DC)
Views:  208   Comments: 1
UP 5580
Title:  UP 5580
Description:  A single DPU pushes the train into Norden.
Photo Date:  9/16/2008  Upload Date: 9/20/2008 12:02:47 PM
Location:  Soda Springs, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories:  Scenic
Locomotives:  UP 5580(AC44CWCTE)
Views:  181   Comments: 0
Soda Springs
Title:  Soda Springs
Description:  Heading east on the approach to Norden
Photo Date:  9/16/2008  Upload Date: 9/20/2008 12:02:03 PM
Location:  Soda Springs, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories:  Scenic
Locomotives:  UP 7841(AC45CCTE) UP 4881(SD70M)
Views:  220   Comments: 0
Amtrak
Title:  Amtrak
Description:  Westbound on the Roseville Sub.
Photo Date:  9/28/2008  Upload Date: 10/6/2008 12:00:45 AM
Location:  Newcastle, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 66(P42DC)
Views:  199   Comments: 0
Eastbound auto-train
Title:  Eastbound auto-train
Description:  Heading east on the Roseville Sub.
Photo Date:  10/4/2008  Upload Date: 10/6/2008 12:02:55 AM
Location:  Dutch Flat, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 4893(SD70M) UP 4755(SD70M) UP 9488(C41-8W) UP 4413(SD70M)
Views:  323   Comments: 1
Amtrak #5
Title:  Amtrak #5
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/19/2008  Upload Date: 10/19/2008 11:34:13 PM
Location:  Yuba Gap, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories:  Scenic,Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  127   Comments: 2
UP 5771
Title:  UP 5771
Description:  Westbound Grain train
Photo Date:  10/19/2008  Upload Date: 10/19/2008 11:26:17 PM
Location:  Yuba Gap, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories:  Scenic
Locomotives: 
Views:  132   Comments: 0
UP 5571
Title:  UP 5571
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/19/2008  Upload Date: 10/19/2008 11:28:09 PM
Location:  Yuba Gap, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories:  Scenic
Locomotives: 
Views:  88   Comments: 0
UP 5571
Title:  UP 5571
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/19/2008  Upload Date: 10/19/2008 11:30:48 PM
Location:  Yuba Gap, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories:  Scenic
Locomotives: 
Views:  130   Comments: 0
UP 5571
Title:  UP 5571
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/19/2008  Upload Date: 10/19/2008 11:32:21 PM
Location:  Yuba Gap, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories:  Scenic
Locomotives: 
Views:  93   Comments: 0
Westbound UP
Title:  Westbound UP
Description:  Just exiting Shed 10.
Photo Date:  10/19/2008  Upload Date: 10/19/2008 11:36:56 PM
Location:  Yuba Gap, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge
Locomotives: 
Views:  154   Comments: 1
Westbound UP
Title:  Westbound UP
Description:  Helper unit on a westbound.
Photo Date:  10/19/2008  Upload Date: 10/19/2008 11:37:58 PM
Location:  Yuba Gap, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge
Locomotives: 
Views:  115   Comments: 0
Amtrak #5
Title:  Amtrak #5
Description:  The westbound #5 idles momentarily in Colfax as passengers (far left) disembark.
Photo Date:  1/2/2009  Upload Date: 1/5/2009 12:45:51 AM
Location:  Colfax, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories:  Winter,Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  AMTK 151(P42DC) AMTK 132(P42DC)
Views:  158   Comments: 0
Fog
Title:  Fog
Description:  Rain, wind and fog. At 21mph it still only became visible 8 seconds before I snapped the photo.
Photo Date:  1/2/2009  Upload Date: 1/3/2009 12:50:22 AM
Location:  Applegate, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories:  Tunnel,Winter
Locomotives:  UP 5493(AC45CCTE)
Views:  204   Comments: 2
Slow in the rain
Title:  Slow in the rain
Description:  Heading east into Alta
Photo Date:  1/2/2009  Upload Date: 1/3/2009 12:51:56 AM
Location:  Alta, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories:  Winter
Locomotives:  UP 5493(AC45CCTE)
Views:  195   Comments: 1
Heading east
Title:  Heading east
Description:  After holding main track #2 in Newcastle for Amtrak #6 to pass, this eastbounder pulls away as a westbounder heads down the hill to Roseville.
Photo Date:  1/10/2009  Upload Date: 2/5/2009 9:44:21 PM
Location:  Newcastle, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 7318(AC4460CW) UP 7696(AC45CCTE) UP 6166(AC44CW)
Views:  270   Comments: 0
Heading east
Title:  Heading east
Description:  After holding main track #2 in Newcastle for Amtrak #6 to pass, this eastbounder pulls away as a westbounder heads down the hill to Roseville.
Photo Date:  1/10/2009  Upload Date: 2/5/2009 9:45:23 PM
Location:  Newcastle, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 7318(AC4460CW) UP 6166(AC44CW) UP 7696(AC45CCTE)
Views:  240   Comments: 1
Two Rivers
Title:  Two Rivers
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/10/2009  Upload Date: 2/5/2009 11:46:45 PM
Location:  Newcastle, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  112   Comments: 0
7318
Title:  7318
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/10/2009  Upload Date: 2/5/2009 11:54:18 PM
Location:  Soda Springs, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories:  Winter
Locomotives:  UP 7318(AC4460CW)
Views:  172   Comments: 0
UP 7661
Title:  UP 7661
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/10/2009  Upload Date: 2/5/2009 11:40:35 PM
Location:  Newcastle, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 7661(AC45CCTE)
Views:  128   Comments: 0
UP 5579
Title:  UP 5579
Description:  An eastbound heads through Weimer on the Roseville Subdivision.
Photo Date:  1/18/2009  Upload Date: 2/5/2009 9:49:16 PM
Location:  Weimar, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories:  Bridge
Locomotives:  UP 5579(AC44CWCTE)
Views:  192   Comments: 1
5579
Title:  5579
Description:  Heading east into Cape Horn
Photo Date:  1/18/2009  Upload Date: 2/5/2009 11:48:13 PM
Location:  Cape Horn, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories:  Bridge
Locomotives: 
Views:  97   Comments: 1
5579
Title:  5579
Description:  Heading through Dutch Flat and into Alta.
Photo Date:  1/18/2009  Upload Date: 2/5/2009 11:52:53 PM
Location:  Cape Horn, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories:  Winter
Locomotives:  UP 5579(AC44CWCTE) UP 5580(AC44CWCTE)
Views:  252   Comments: 0
UP 5464
Title:  UP 5464
Description:  A ballast train heads back through Colfax on its way to Roseville.
Photo Date:  2/1/2009  Upload Date: 2/5/2009 9:51:15 PM
Location:  Colfax, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 5464(AC45CCTE) UP 5212(SD70M)
Views:  203   Comments: 0
UP 5464
Title:  UP 5464
Description:  A ballast train heads back through Colfax on its way to Roseville.
Photo Date:  2/1/2009  Upload Date: 2/5/2009 9:51:48 PM
Location:  Colfax, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 5464(AC45CCTE) UP 5212(SD70M)
Views:  191   Comments: 0
UP 5464
Title:  UP 5464
Description:  A ballast train heads back through Colfax on its way to Roseville.
Photo Date:  2/1/2009  Upload Date: 2/5/2009 9:52:15 PM
Location:  Colfax, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 5464(AC45CCTE) UP 5212(SD70M)
Views:  211   Comments: 1
7276
Title:  7276
Description:  A slow eastbounder heads into Colfax on its way to Roseville.
Photo Date:  2/1/2009  Upload Date: 2/5/2009 9:54:07 PM
Location:  Colfax, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 7276(AC44CW) UP 6604(AC44CW)
Views:  173   Comments: 0
7276
Title:  7276
Description:  The headend passes below as the middle of the train descends the other side of the canyon. 3 DPUs have not even entered the frame yet, and another will appear on the rear.
Photo Date:  2/1/2009  Upload Date: 2/5/2009 9:56:20 PM
Location:  Colfax, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  82   Comments: 0
7276
Title:  7276
Description:  7276 just exited tunnel #18 and heads past downtown Newcastle.
Photo Date:  2/1/2009  Upload Date: 2/5/2009 9:58:41 PM
Location:  Newcastle, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 7276(AC44CW)
Views:  113   Comments: 0


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