The Siskiyou pass has 3.3 - 3.67% of grade on the southern side, 3.3 - 3.4% on the northern side. Helpers were used between Hornbrook, CA, and Ashland, OR. This picture shows Train No. 16 in Hornbrook, preparing for the climb.
Photographer: Jervie Henry Eastman. © University of California, Davis. Used with permission. This photo is part of the Eastman's Originals Collection, D-51, stored in the General Library, Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Davis. If accessed via the Internet, the above picture is part of a gallery page with information about the negatives.
Last modified: 2003-10-01