McCloud River Railroad : Chasing the Yard & Hill Job
Photo Essay by Michael Johannessen

Below are several pictures of a Yard & Hill job by and courtesy of Michael Johannessen.

The train in the McCloud yard, rolling through the make-up tracks.

The train grinding uphill with Mt. Shasta rising in the background.

Another shot of the train rolling towards Signal Butte.

The train is operating in reverse now as it crests the summit at Pierce and slips into dynamic brakes for the trip down the west side of the mountain.

The train entering the outskirts of Mt. Shasta City.