The Gregarious Railfan
Denver Todd is The Gregarious Railfan
Todd Sestero is the RAILFAN GUIDES of the U.S.      
Truckee, CA  96161  (population, 16,391 (2016))                     Description

GPS:  N 39.32746, W 120.18571    Google map   

Scanner:   UP 160.320 [14]  

Railroads:   UP Sacramento Div, Roseville Sub

Description:   Truckee is in the heart of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in northern California.  Donner Pass is just
west of Truckee.  The track passes right through downtown Truckee and Amtrak’s California Zephyr stops at the
historic ex SP depot there. There is a small railroad museum run by the
Truckee Donner Railroad Society located in a
refurbished SP Caboose right next to the depot.

Approximate # trains per 24 hours:   about 20

Nearby RR stuff:   The Western Pacific Railroad Museum is located about 40 miles North in
                   Portola, CA  N 39.80514, W 120.47348

Ice Cream:   Bud's Ice Cream  10108 Donner Pass Rd,  N 39.32776, W 120.18599

Pub and Grub:   Bar of America   10040 Donner Pass Rd, N 39.32832, W 120.18435; and others.

Visitor's Center:  Historic Downtown Truckee  10065 Donner Pass Rd, N 39.32769, W 120.18546  
Every minute you are angry, you loose 60 seconds of happiness.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Disclaimer: I have not been to this location and I have not collected enough info to create a Mini Gude but provide
this page to share the railfan info available.  I would welcome pictures, additions, or corrections to this page. Pictures
and new info will be credited on the page. e-mail me at