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California: Truckee's Historic Donner Summit Railroad Tunnels

2017-12-15  The final train ran through the tunnels in 1993 when service started going through a new 10,322-foot tunnel to the south under Mount Judah. Ironic the railroad would eventually be moved underneath the mountain that bears the visionary’s name. The railroad cited costs of snow removal & maintenance for abandoning the older tunnel.

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Hike the Truckee Tunnels, Truckee, California

I absolutely loved the Truckee tunnels!! The hike up is super easy and the view over Donner Lake is amazing. The artwork in the tunnels is over the top crazy cool. We definitely did not plan enough time though, the tunnels seemed to go on and on.

Explore the Historical Train Tunnels at Donner Summit

2018-4-7  Exploring the historical train tunnels at Donner Summit is a great way to spend a day but don't forget to bring a headlamp! Enjoy the cool temperatures inside the tunnels along with beautiful water marks and graffiti then be dazzled by stunning views of the Sierra in the gaps. Read More

Truckee, CA Abandoned Historic Railroad Tunnels

2020-7-27  The 1,659-ft tunnel was for the first railroad to cross the Sierra Nevada Range. The first train successfully crossed on June 18th, 1868. Nearby Offbeat Places. Balanced Rocking Stone, Truckee, CA 8 mi. Forest Gift Shop Ruins, Cisco Grove,

Train Tunnels Mountain Bike Trail in Truckee, California

2021-5-21  Train Tunnels is a singletrack mountain bike trail in Truckee, California. View maps, videos, photos, and reviews of Train Tunnels bike trail in Truckee.

Donner Pass Summit Tunnels Truckee, California Atlas

2018-1-3  Discover Donner Pass Summit Tunnels in Truckee, California: The now-abandoned tunnels were built for the transcontinental railroad on the route where the first wagon train entered California.

Donner Summit: Hike through the abandoned train tunnels

2016-5-23  The Historic Tunnel #6. This historic Tunnel #6 (Donner Summit Tunnel) is the main attraction of the three abandoned tunnels at Donner Summit. This tunnel required Chinese laborers to work around the clock for 15 months to complete the digging, boring and excavation by hand. Tunnel

Ghosts of the Truckee River Canyon Truckee-Donner

TUNNEL 15. Nineteen miles below Truckee, this was another tunnel on the original CPRR construction route. It was removed when the line was double tracked. FLEISH diversion. About 20 miles below Truckee, built in 1905 by Truckee River General Electric Company. A wide spot alongside Interstate 80 provides a view of the Fleish flume.

Downtown Truckee, CA Live Webcam HDOnTap

2021-5-23  About the Truckee Webcam. HDOnTap installed and broadcasts the Truckee webcam overlooking the historic downtown. Watch live 24/7 streaming video of the bustling town, trains and weather! Truckee, California is a place rich in history with a

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Donner Pass (Truckee) 2021 All You Need to Know BEFORE

All reviews scenic drive take pictures donner lake tunnel railroad perspective mountains hiking. nirvanaoc09 wrote a review Nov 2020. San Jose, California 22 contributions 6 helpful votes. The road from Truckee with an overlook puts the stories of the pioneers in perspective. Well worth the extra time heading back toward the west. Read more.

Donner Pass (Truckee) 2021 All You Need to Know BEFORE

This is a little off the beat in path, but so worth it. It is the old highway. You can stop just before and walk across the bridge. There are some plaques about the area and the pictures come out amazing. There is also a not so secret train tunnel that is now abandoned that you

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Donner Pass (Railroad): Map, Tunnels, History, Photos

Tunnel #2 (Daylighted): Situated about 1 mile east of Emigrant Gap, this bore was 271 feet in length; daylighted 1923-1924. Tunnel #3: This bore is at Milepost 180.7 near Cisco. When originally built it was 280 feet in length. Tunnel #4: Very near Tunnel #3 at Milepost 181, it was originally 92 feet in length.

Petroglyphs Truckee CA US Historical Marker Project

2015-3-29  Beyond the catfish ponds are nice lakes: Angela, Flora, and Azalea. Watch the rock climbers on the different rock walls. Trace the Lincoln Highway and walk the route. It is the road cut you see above. Go up through the underpass and then through the train tunnel the original Tunnel 6 built in 1867 for the transcontinental railroad.

Hike Through these Abandoned Railroad Tunnels at Donner

2016-11-20  The abandoned train tunnels at Donner Summit are hands down one of the coolest places to explore. History, nature, and modern evidence of human visitors are all rolled into one here. We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life.

Unforgettable Winter Storms Truckee-Donner Historical

“In 1911 the snow was so deep that a tunnel had to be dug in the snow across Donner Pass Road from the train depot to the shops on Commercial Row,” said Parker. With the winter outdoors fun came the tourists. Old highway 40 was usually closed during the winter and, because of the snow, the only way in or out of town was by train.

Mount Judah Loop Trail California AllTrails

Mount Judah Loop Trail is a 4.8 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Truckee, California that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, running, nature trips, and snowshoeing and is best used from June until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Tunnel #2 Around Carson

2005-10-9  Not as much fun as going through a tunnel, but the bridge is a great place to take train pictures from. Believe it or not, this is the south entrance to Tunnel #6. It’s somewhere behind that big tree to the left of the building, and the tunnel runs right next to the foundations of St Mary’s Chruch.

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V&T Railroad Virginia & Truckee

2021-5-22  Catch the V&T’s Haunted Halloween Steam Train on the full moon evenings of October 30, 31. The 4 mile, 40 minute route between Virginia City and Gold Hill comes alive with brilliant LED lighting. Ride safely in open air thru the ghostly ruins of the Comstock Lode...

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Unforgettable Winter Storms Truckee-Donner Historical

“In 1911 the snow was so deep that a tunnel had to be dug in the snow across Donner Pass Road from the train depot to the shops on Commercial Row,” said Parker. With the winter outdoors fun came the tourists. Old highway 40 was usually closed during the winter and, because of the snow, the only way in or out of town was by train.

Petroglyphs Truckee CA US Historical Marker Project

2015-3-29  Beyond the catfish ponds are nice lakes: Angela, Flora, and Azalea. Watch the rock climbers on the different rock walls. Trace the Lincoln Highway and walk the route. It is the road cut you see above. Go up through the underpass and then through the train tunnel the original Tunnel 6 built in 1867 for the transcontinental railroad.

Mount Judah Loop Trail California AllTrails

Mount Judah Loop Trail is a 4.8 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Truckee, California that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, running, nature trips, and snowshoeing and is best used from June until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Tunnel #2 Around Carson

2005-10-9  Not as much fun as going through a tunnel, but the bridge is a great place to take train pictures from. Believe it or not, this is the south entrance to Tunnel #6. It’s somewhere behind that big tree to the left of the building, and the tunnel runs right next to the foundations of St Mary’s Chruch.

Hike Abandoned Train Tunnels Covered In Graffiti At Donner

2017-2-10  Finding The Abandoned Train Tunnels at Donner Summit. Walking through the old, abandoned, quarter mile long, granite-walled Summit Tunnel and the enormous concrete snow sheds atop Donner Summit is an amazing experience and a truly

Explore Outdoors: Train tunnels along Donner Summit offer

2020-8-7  McNair allowed us to use his pictures, his video to not only show off unique views inside the tunnel, but also to highlight the historical significant built around the 18 sixties by thousands of