On June 21, 2001, My family relocated to Carson City Nevada, Rather than dismantle Central California Rails, I opted to simply add a Nevada Railroading image page, this is the first one of what I hope are many more.
UP 4104 East at Lovelock NV,
the snow like appearance is not snow, it is peoquop, which is Indian for Frozen
UP 4104 East, just east of Lovelock NV and bracketed by peoquop, or frozen fog covered trees..
UP 4108 West sitting just outside the east end of Sparks NV UP Yard
UP 9129 West at Wells Nevada Feb 10, 2005. John Manter photo
BNSF Detoured the NBYWSP (former ATSF 991) via Donner,
This is probably the only time this has ever happened. The train is holding in
West Reno for movement over the Reno Shoofly. Cyrus Gillespie photo
UP GEVO unit #5697, the MGRRV holds in Sparks before heading west. Cyrus Gillespie photo
UP 3237 works an online Industry east of Battle Mountain on EB Paired trackage
UP Stack WB East of Battle Mountain passing under Interstate 80
Eastbound M-STODEN at Fernley NV
BNSF 4662 Meets the BNSF 2424 Fernley Local at Fernley. They switched out cars to the local a few minutes later
BNSF 4662 Eastbound M STODEN at max track speed at Hazen NV, same train as above in Fernley
SP Patched 2717 Leads the returning Thorne Turn, Trains runs between Sparks and Hawthorne twice a week. train seen here just east of Silver Springs NV
These 4 pictures are of the daily run up to Parr Yard and Stead on the 2.5% grade Reno Branch.
These Four images were likely taken in Southern Nevada, they were sent to me over a year ago and I am unable to locate the photographer's Info.
UP 8053 waiting
in Sparks for clearance to head west.
UP 7187 West of Reno.
The Amtrak Station is located in the Old V&T Depot, this plaque is on the outside wall.
BNSF Sends 2 trains a day through Reno, one in each direction, plus a local east to Fernley. Jerome Flaherty photo.
Eastbound manifest crosses the Truckee River behind Boomtown Hotel & Casino
UP Eastbound stopped by detector at Verdi, Boomtown is to the left and out of the photo.
UP 9360 and 9327 are the helpers for the Eastbound stopped at Verdi.
UP 9380 West at Lawton Nevada (Between Reno and Mogul).
UP 9336 and UP Patch 8803 are the helpers for UP 9380 West, at Lawton.
UP 8229 West just west of Reno approaching Lawton.
UP 4259 East approaches the Ralston Street Grade crossing in Reno.
SP 8370 approaches Virginia St, photo taken before Fitzgerald's built a pedestrian overpass. Jerome Flaherty Photo.
SP 8261 has been the staple
lead power for the Reno Branch, here they pass the 6th street team track.
SP 8261 approaches the Golden Valley Road Grade crossing enroute to Stead.
Same train enters deep cut into Stead.
Amtrak #5 (Westbound California Zephyr) just west of Reno.
BNSF has a presence in Reno
courtesy of trackage rights. Here BNSF 4748 leads a Westbound at Lawton.
Going East out of sparks, BNSF runs a local crewed by UP crews, the local works to Fernley as seen here.
Eastbound BNSF train crosses Center Street. Jerome Flaherty Photo.
Same train continues across Center Street. Jerome Flaherty Photo.
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