Donner Pass, Southern Pacific train. Southern Pacific Railroad's passenger train City of San Francisco was en route westbound through the gap when a raging blizzard slowed the train to a halt. The passengers and crew were stranded for three days until the nearby highway could be plowed enough for a caravan of automobiles to carry them the few miles to Nyack Lodge.
Occasionally the turn table is not quite lined up with the proper roundhouse track. When that happens you wish the day could start over again. Pennsylvania Railroad Class K4s 4-6-2 nose down in the turntable pit at Crestl ine, Ohio