Snow Laden Beauties

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Gap

Image by Loco Steve
A Selection of images taken from the California Zephyr train on its Eastward journey through Emigrant Gap California in December 2010
Emigrant Gap is a gap in a ridge on the California Trail as it crosses the Sierra Nevada, to the west of what is now known as Donner Pass. Here the cliffs are so steep that, back in the 1840s, the pioneers on their way to California had to lower their wagons on ropes in order to continue.

This Image also appears in ‘Amtrak train Routes’