The California Zephyr: Donner Lake to Reno

Descending into Truckee, CA, the route winds around Donner Lake, which for some reason is remembered for a group of 87 migrants from Illinois (!) who got stranded here in 1846 and resorted to cannibalism to survive. After Truckee, the line briefly followed the Truckee River, which has it's source in Lake Tahoe.

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The California Zephyr: Donner Lake to Reno
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The California Zephyr: Donner Lake to Reno
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Donner Lake, CA (video)
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Donner Lake
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Decending around Donner Lake
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Truckee, CA
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Truckee River
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Following the Truckee River (video)
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Reno, NV station
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Reno, NV station
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Elko, NV station
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Salt Lake City
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Salt Lake City station
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Rider walking his dog
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Rider walking his dog