The 2-4-4-2 Skookum No. 7 doubleheads with Clover Valley Lumber Co. 2-6-6-2 No.4 and a photo freight opportunity during a Pete Lerro Niles Canyon Shoot
Being a saturated steam locomotive, the Skookum puts on quite the show this cold December morning. Today she will head a photo freight charter. Here, she's backing into her train to get the day st... (more)
Columbia River Belt Line #7 "Skookum" Leads its Train Past the Sempahore Signals as it makes its way into Sunol Depot During the Golden Spike 150th Anniversary Excursions.
The Pacific Locomotive Association. Here, the crews from the Pacific Locomotive Association (dba, the Niles Canyon Railway) pose with the two big articulated locos that performed this day f... (more)
Double-headed, compound, articulated Mallets. Here's a head-on view of Columbia River Belt Line #7 "Skookum" and Clover Valley Lumber Company #4 charging westbound with a mixed freight in t... (more)
A rare event in the 21st century. There are not many articulated steam locomotives left in running condition in the year 2020. You can pretty much count them on one set of fingers. So ... (more)
Skookum with a string of empties. Columbia River Belt Line #7 "Skookum" charges compass west up the hill at Vallejo Mill (MP 30.3) with a string of empty log bunks destined for a ... (more)
Columbia River Belt Line Railway #7 "Skookum". Here's a close-up, low-angle view of "Skookum" as she brings her newly turned log train onto the wye in the Niles Yard. N... (more)
Log train over Alameda Creek. Columbia River Belt Line Railway #7 "Skookum" hauls her demonstration log train over Farwell Bridge, crossing Alameda Creek on a sunny, February morn... (more)
"Skookum" struts her stuff. When the very unique Columbia River Belt Line #7 "Skookum" emerged from her near total restoration in late 2018, she had issues. It was as if she enjoyed being ... (more)
Pulling eastbound up Niles Canyon, No. 7, Skookum rolls through the bridge at Farwell in the heart of Niles Canyon during Pete Lerros Niles Canyon Photo Shoot
No.7, Skookum rolls out of the lower west end of Niles Canyon during Pete Lerros Niles Canyon Photo Shoot
The Engine and Train Crews of 2-4-4-2 Skookum No. 7 from the OCSRR and Clover Valley Lumber Co. 2-6-6-2 T No. 4 of the NCRR pose with their Locomotives after a job well done, during a Pete Lerro p... (more)
The 2-4-4-2 Skookum No. 7 from the OCSRR and Clover Valley Lumber Co. 2-6-6-2 T No. 4 of the NCRR doubleheading westbound out of Sunol during a Pete Lerro productions photo shoot.