Frank's Photography Site

Northwest Rail - Various locations - 1974 - 1976

A side street in Reno, Nevada, with an SP train plying the crossing, December, 1974.

Southern Pacific freight passing through downtown Reno, NV, in December, 1974.

Yakima Valley (WA) Transportation carbarn (mostly buses) in April, 1975. This line was
still in operation as an electric (interurban-type) freight line before ceasing operations
in 1984. Passenger service ended in 1947, but was revived in 1974 sporadically as a trolley
tourist line, which continues to this day. Note the short passing siding to the right.

Former Milwaukee Road (CMStP&P) station at Butte, Montana, now TV station KXLF,
with a snowy peak seen in the hazy distance, April, 1975.

Milwaukee Road Butte (MT) yard in April, 1975, where only the support wires for the
once-extensive electrified mainline remain here, as catenary dismantling continues.

Union Pacific engines haul tonnage northbound on the Southern Pacific line
through Dunsmuir, CA, on the cold, sunny day of February 15, 1976.

Looking northbound, UP engine #3223 is framed by the trees and snow,
with Mt. Shasta visible to the right in the distance (2/15/76).

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