Tunnel 13, 2993 feet long, is part of the steep 3.67% grade on the southern side. The northern portal is located at the summit, where there once was a small railroad settlement "Siskiyou", with siding, turntable, and everything that was needed for helper operation. The pictured CORP freight has reached the summit, and is now going to descend towards California.
© Larry Tuttle, used with permission. Larry provides lots of information about the Siskiyou line on his own website. There are more photos of trains crossing the Siskiyou pass at the original location of this photo.
Last modified: 2003-10-05