Southern Pacific
Battle Mountain, Nevada
November 8, 1978

Looking east into the late morning sun at Battle Mountain, Nevada, the Cortez Mountains loom ominously in the distance, but the rails will pass them well to the north. These rails belong to the Southern Pacific but host trains of the Western Pacific as well as the SP, all running westbound.

This page posted 11/1/2017. Text and photo ©2017 Lamont Downs.