The Lincoln Highway (Old US 40) hugs the shore of Lake Donner.
Distant picture of the Rainbow Bridge over Donner Gap from near Donner Lake
Getting closer and closer (I think I stopped at every pulloff on the way up going west)
And while I looked at Donner Peak, I also looked back to Donner Lake at every opportunity as well (You can see I-80 on the far left)
Looking back towards I-80 about midway up the approach to Donner
Pass at Truckee
Due to space considerations, my several China Wall photos are on the 'Rest of California' page
Rainbow bridge at close range
Close up on the date of the bridge, 1925 (carved into it)
California supplies this informational placard at the foot
of Rainbow Bridge.
Below, close ups on each section of the placard (from left to right: foot, wagon, train, auto)
The view east
View directly down
Looking out to Donner Lake from the Rainbow Bridge
In addition I now have a page of photos taken in 1960 by Rick Tittle on this page, if you wish to compare then with now.
Page created on August 2, 2003/last updated on January 30, 2005
Questions, comments, and submissions can be sent to Sandor Gulyas
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