Monthly Newsletter Archive Photos & Passing Scene

Since 2011 our monthly newsletters have featured a mystery photo from our archives, and starting in 2012 a passing scene photo of contemporary equipment spotted along the Donner Route.  What follows is an abbreviated list of those archive and contemporary photos.

Monthly Newsletter Mystery Photos & Passing Scene

March 2011 – Long Ravine Trestle and Bridge

April 2011 – WP Diesels – Auburn – Lincoln Way

May 2011 – Rocklin Depot

June 2011 – Cab-forward off Colfax Wye

July 2011 – Auburn Derailment – Cherry St.

Aug 2011 – Art Sommers photo Cherry St. Auburn

Sep 2011 – Old Auburn Work Train + firehouse

Oct 2011 – Auburn Nevada St. station

Nov 2011 – Long Ravine Trestle portion

Dec 2011 – Holiday Issue – Brendan’s rotary snowblower


 

Jan 2012 – Towle (village)                                        TRT-909

Feb 2012 – Cape Horn Mills sawmill                      TRT-909 Bekiaris

Mar 2012 – Gold Run depot + rotary                      Concrete ties – Colfax

Apr 2012 – West Applegate station                         Diesel off the Colfax wye

May 2012 – Clipper Gap depot                               UPP 140 Stanford Business car

Jun 2012 – no picture                                               UP1988 Katy at Colfax — Haire

July 2012 – Steam Shovel at Colfax                        Sierra Hotel Private car – Colfax

August 2012 – Roseville Depot                                UP EC-5 Geometry Car – 2005

Sep 2012 – Andover Snowsheds                             UP Challenger Dome – Aug 2012

Oct 2012 – Colfax RR Days issue                            UP 844 at Colfax – Hansell

Nov 2012 – Summit Tunnel 7 daylighted                UP 844 Long Ravine — Haire

Dec 2012 – Cab Fwd in Snow – OSH Calendar


Jan 2013 – Summit Tunnels 7 & 6 U/C                  Flanger set WB at Colfax 2006

Feb 2013 – Summit Station fire                               UP 1983 WP Heritage, Mar. 2006

Mar 2013 – Dutch Flat Hotel SP Explosion            FRA T-16 High Speed Rail Rsch

Apr 2013 – Clipper Gap Trestle                              BNSF in Colfax, Mar. 2007

May 2013 – Lake Tahoe Pier                                   Multi-Engines-Colfax 2001

June 2013 – Fulda Station                                        AMTRAK Electric – Colfax 2013

July 2013 – Dutch Flat Station                                Am Rwy Explorer – California

Aug 2013 – Emigrant Gap                                       UP 4014 Big Boy at Pomona

Sep 2013 – Benicia Depot                                         SP 6051 – CSRM

Oct 2013 – None – Colfax RR Days Issue               AMTRAK #6 Private Varnish

Nov 2013 – Engine 2 Boiler Texas Hill                    Chapel Hill Oct. 6

Dec 2013 – AMTRAK +Tamalpais in Snow at Gold Run


Jan 2014 – Krauss-Maffei Locomotives               GrandLuxe Express on Cape Horn

Feb 2014 – Mystery Construction photo              GrandLuxe New York – Colfax

Mar 2014 – Cisco in Snow                                    GrandLuxe Grand Canyon – Colfax

Apr 2014 – Secret Town Trestle                              UPP210 Mobile Laboratory Car

May 2014 – Truckee Roundhouse                           National Train Day Photos

June 2014 – Newcastle Turntable                            Domes to Reno – WP 806-A

July 2014 – #82+Rocklin Turntable                        Domes to Reno – Silver Solarium

Aug 2014 – (issue not published)

Sep 2014 – No Newsletter

Oct 2014 – Siding at Smart?                                    Colfax Railroad Days 2014

Nov 2014 – PG&E Spaulding                       GN 1196 City of Spokane in Colfax 2007

Dec 2014 – AMTRAK 83 at Soda Springs, 2014-Mike Haire


Jan 2015 – Newcastle Trestle (2 views)                   CN Burrard at Colfax, 2007

Feb 2015 – Farallon Islands railroad                  Colfax Caboose Restoration Status

Mar 2015 – Snowsheds Near Summit        WP & SP Heritage Engines, Colfax, 2006

Apr 2015 – SP Clubhouse Roseville           UP Heritage Engines at Cape Horn 2006

May 2015 — Newcastle Train Derailment          UP 1996 at Colfax Sept 2006

June 2015 – No Issue Published

July 2015 – Rocklin Roundhouse                     UP 1989, D&RGW at Troy

Aug 2015 – Bloomer Cut                                   UP 1989, D&RGW at Colfax

Sep 2015 – RR Days Special Issue

Oct 2015 – Tunnel 19 Construction                  Viewliner II Baggage Car – Colfax

Nov 2015 – Emigrant Gap 1940s Hwy Crossing    Colfax Caboose Status

Dec 2015 – UP604+Flanger at Troy


Jan 2016 – Auburn Ravine Trestle U/C               Passer American K-355-SSW MOW

Feb 2016 – City of SF snowbound—AP              Portola Equipment in Colfax -2002

Mar 2016 – Arcade Station – Sacramento           BNSF +UP – Colfax 2005

Apr 2016 – None                                             UP Business Train on Cape Horn, 2016

May 2016 – Horseshoe Curve Post Card             Pacific Sunset in Colfax, 2016

Jun 2016 – Glass Plate Loco in Snowshed        EMDX 1502 & 1503 T4 Locomotives

July 2016 – Ferry Solano at Benicia            Siemens Charger Tier IV AMTRAK Loco

Aug 2016 – Sierra Fire Train Postcard       MOW Equipment — Colfax Siding 4/2016

Sep 2016 – Soda Springs station in snowshed     MOW Equipment–Brush removal

Oct 2016 – NCNG #9 and Transfer Shed 1939      Colfax Caboose Roof Collage

Nov 2016 – NCNG Transfer Shed 1906                  Siemens Plant Tour

Dec 2016 – Snowbound-CPRR-HarpersWeekly1872

Jan 2017 – Hotel near tracks – Art Sommers        Washout near Cascade

Feb 2017 – Long Ravine Trestle & Bridge             Rotary Display – CSRM

Mar 2017 – Tunnel 7(22) constr. Clipper Gap      Rotary in Action – Mike Haire

Apr 2017 – Dutch Flat Depot Boiler Explosion     AMTRAK #5, Troy – Mike Haire

May 2017 – Colfax Tracks Realignment-1915       Colfax Caboose Update

Jun 2017 – Colfax Tracks Realignment-NE           AMTRAK #42 – Colfax

Jul 2017 – Lander Station Kiosk                             Colfax Caboose Grand Opening

Aug 2017 – Old Auburn Depot & Hotel                 Cal Zephyr Domes to Reno

Sep 2017 – NCNG Heisler and Third Rail             Silver Iris – Colfax 2007

Oct 2017 – Newcastle from new Tunnel           UP Classroom Boxcar MCVX 911119