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December
12/26/2004 Photo of the Week for 12/26/2004 Location: Roseville, CA
Description: Maine Central box car.
12/19/2004 Photo of the Week for 12/19/2004 Location: Roseville, CA
Description: Cade Mitchell Wilkerson only a few hours old
12/12/2004 Photo of the Week for 12/12/2004 Location: Roseville, CA
Description: This SP unit looks a bit faded but has somehow escaped getting patched like many of its sister MK rebuilds.
12/5/2004 Photo of the Week for 12/5/2004 Location: Sacramento, CA
Description: Richard Steinheimer signing books for fans young and old.
November
11/28/2004 Photo of the Week for 11/28/2004 Location: Roseville, CA
Description: A surviving Western Pacific box car sporting the Feather logo rolls the rails over two decades since the UP takeover.
11/21/2004 Photo of the Week for 11/21/2004 Location: Weed, CA
Description: CORP power below Mount Shasta
11/14/2004 Photo of the Week for 11/14/2004 Location: Dunsmuir, CA
Description: Crews exchange pleasantries at Dunsmuir.
11/7/2004 Photo of the Week for 11/7/2004 Location: Black Butte
Description: This Freightliner truck has been converted to pull an 89' flatcar with a small tie crane.
October
10/31/2004 Photo of the Week for 10/31/2004 Location: Black Butte
Description: This smoothside SP woodchip hopper has received a new coat of paint at the cost of wearing the UP shield.
10/24/2004 Photo of the Week for 10/24/2004 Location: Roseville, CA
Description: Helm Leasing GP38-2
10/17/2004 Photo of the Week for 10/17/2004 Location: Mott
Description: UP 5822 west has just crossed the south switch at Mott and is heading down into the Sacramento River Canyon.
10/10/2004 Photo of the Week for 10/10/2004 Location: Black Butte
Description: Southern Pacific woodchip car.
10/3/2004 Photo of the Week for 10/3/2004 Location: Cantara Loop
Description: CalTrain 928 is being transported in the middle of a southbound UP lumber train.
September
9/26/2004 Photo of the Week for 9/26/2004 Location: Black Butte
Description: Golden West Service woodchip car sits on the repair track at Black Butte,
9/19/2004 Photo of the Week for 9/19/2004 Location: Dunsmuir, CA
Description: Union Pacific helpers at Dunsmuir, CA
9/12/2004 Photo of the Week for 9/12/2004 Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Description: Former Burlington Northern caboose.
9/5/2004 Photo of the Week for 9/5/2004 Location: Truckee, CA
Description: UP 951 sits at Truckee, CA.
August
8/29/2004 Photo of the Week for 8/29/2004 Location: Troy
Description: UP 4776 east powers up hill under the signal bridge at Troy.
8/22/2004 Photo of the Week for 8/22/2004 Location: Portola, CA
Description: SP 4404 at Portola, CA
8/15/2004 Photo of the Week for 8/15/2004 Location: Portola, CA
Description: Girl riding in a caboose.
8/8/2004 Photo of the Week for 8/8/2004 Location: Roseville, CA
Description: UP 1346 at Roseville, CA.
8/1/2004 Photo of the Week for 8/1/2004 Location: Dell Rapids, SD
Description: ANDX 4028 at Dell Rapids, SD.
July
7/25/2004 Photo of the Week for 7/25/2004 Location: Woodland, CA
Description: Golden West Service box car at Woodland, CA.
7/18/2004 Photo of the Week for 7/18/2004 Location: Virginia City, NV
Description: A freshly painted diesel will be the power for the day's excursion trip. This unit was worked on by the volunteers at the museum at Portola and they did a nice job of cleaning her up.
7/11/2004 Photo of the Week for 7/11/2004 Location: Roseville, CA
Description: Former SP 7132 GP40M-2 is the trailing unit of this consist waiting to get into the Roseville, CA yard.
7/4/2004 Photo of the Week for 7/4/2004 Location: Woodland, CA
Description: California Northern #115 at Woodland, CA.
June
6/27/2004 Photo of the Week for 6/27/2004 Location: Roseville, CA
Description: SP 7674
6/20/2004 Photo of the Week for 6/20/2004 Location: Weed, CA
Description: CORP 3832 idles on the wye between assignments.
6/13/2004 Photo of the Week for 6/13/2004 Location: Dunsmuir, CA
Description: SP 8127 stops at Dunsmuir for a crew change and will continue south with this hot intermodal train
6/6/2004 Photo of the Week for 6/6/2004 Location: Small
Description: PLCX 21044 sits atop MCR 2003 (McCloud Railway hospital car) after a string of empty hopper cars derailed at Small.
May
5/30/2004 Photo of the Week for 5/30/2004 Location: Mt. Shasta, CA
Description: McCloud Railway #36 is the lone power on the Saturday morning Mount Shasta local. This trackage is slow going (10 mph) but the non-turbo SD unit is making lots of noise as it heads up the steep grade back to McCloud.
5/23/2004 Photo of the Week for 5/23/2004 Location: Weed, CA
Description: CORP unit idling on the wye at Weed, CA
5/16/2004 Photo of the Week for 5/16/2004 Location: Weed, CA
Description: CORP 4024 at Weed, CA.
5/9/2004 Photo of the Week for 5/9/2004 Location: Weed, CA
Description: CORP 3832 at Weed, CA.
5/2/2004 Photo of the Week for 5/2/2004 Location: Woodford, CA
Description: BNSF 4803 leads a J.B. Hunt intermodal train near Tehachapi Loop. MP 350.2
April
4/28/2004 Photo of the Week for 4/28/2004 Location: Mondamin, IA
Description: UP 7538 idles bwlow the grain elevator at Mondamin, Iowa.
4/25/2004 Photo of the Week for 4/25/2004 Location: Walong, CA
Description: AutoMax train winds around the Tehachapi Loop.
4/21/2004 Photo of the Week for 4/21/2004 Location: Secret Town
Description: WP 806A heads west through Secret Town.
4/18/2004 Photo of the Week for 4/18/2004 Location: Sparks, NV
Description: WP 806A sits at Sparks after a full day of work on Donner.
4/11/2004 Photo of the Week for 4/11/2004 Location: Brandon, SD
Description: Originally built as SAL 1450 and now sits on a spur at Brandon, SD.
4/4/2004 Photo of the Week for 4/4/2004 Location: Dell Rapids, SD
Description: Dakota and Iowa units outside the quarry at Dells Rapids, South Dakota. GP9 #23 was built in 1957 (build #22784 as Northern Pacific 301) and later to Burlington Northern #1739. Put into service for the D&I in 1991.
March
3/28/2004 Photo of the Week for 3/28/2004 Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Description: A pair of former Burlington Norther geeps sitting outside the engine facility at Sioux Falls.
3/21/2004 Photo of the Week for 3/21/2004 Location: Dutch Flat, CA
Description: Luck was on my side today. As the Reno fun train heads east at Dutch Flat, California Zephyr #5 rounds the corner as the Private car Tamalpais passes.
3/14/2004 Photo of the Week for 3/14/2004 Location: Pulga
Description: UP 9384 leads a westbound train through Pulga. The higway 70 bridge above is going through some major construction but it is still a beautiful sight with the river and railroad below.
3/7/2004 Photo of the Week for 3/7/2004 Location: Newcastle, CA
Description: BNSF 5185 exits tunnel #17.
February
2/29/2004 Photo of the Week for 2/29/2004 Location: Walong, CA
Description: BNSF 4179 squeels the wheels around Tehachapi Loop.
2/22/2004 Photo of the Week for 2/22/2004 Location: Walong, CA
Description: BNSF 4501 rounds the curve on the top side of Tehachapi Loop.
2/15/2004 Photo of the Week for 2/15/2004 Location: Walong, CA
Description: UP 9430 coast downhill over the portal at Tehachapi Loop.
2/8/2004 Photo of the Week for 2/8/2004 Location: Allard
Description: A UP military train heads north through Allard as it descends the hill into Calienta, CA.(MP 339)
2/4/2004 Photo of the Week for 2/4/2004 Location: Mounkes (CPF 172)
Description: BNSF 4511 along with a Norfolk Southern Dash 9 hold the siding at Mounkes with a unit coil train.
2/1/2004 Photo of the Week for 2/1/2004 Location: Allard
Description: UP 5719 nears tunnel 2 at Allard.(MP 337.7)
January
1/25/2004 Photo of the Week for 1/25/2004 Location: McCloud, CA
Description: McCloud Railway SD38 #37 accelerates out of town with the Sunset Dinner Train in tow.
1/18/2004 Photo of the Week for 1/18/2004 Location: Mt. Shasta, CA
Description: One of Union Pacific's blackened iron horses leads a southbound train below the pristine snow-capped Mount Shasta.
1/11/2004 Photo of the Week for 1/11/2004 Location: West Sacramento, CA
Description: A section of the Wind Turbine train is placed at the port of Sacramento.
1/4/2004 Photo of the Week for 1/4/2004 Location: Castle Crags
Description: UP 5793 coasts down hill below Castle Crags.
1/1/2004 Photo of the Week for 1/1/2004 Location: Roseville, CA
Description: Snowfighting GP38-2 #585 rests in Roseville after a tough weekend over Donner.
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