Sunset in Shasta, California
The Story of "The Sunset Train"
We watched the sun begin to set while we awaited a night of stars, milky way, and astrophotography. While the shot we had come all this way for involved the impressive Mt Shasta, we saw the sky transform in the warm, golden light of sunset and hoped, just maybe, a train might come and provide a second photo for our efforts that night.
And just like that, the tracks began to rumble and a moment later, the timeless Union Pacific train came rolling past...