The dampness and gloom of winter is made much better by the chance to see and ride behind a Roaring Camp and Big Trees Railroad Shay loco.
ATSF FP45 #108 leads the 9am Day out with Thomas train back south at Ellis Street.
#352 is a St. Louis Car Company product of 1911.
On a fourth of July excursion between Mt. Shasta and McCloud, the MR 18 paused at Big Canyon for a couple of minutes. The conductor, who has been a friend for a long time, graciously let me bail ... (more)
Fillmore and Western no. 14 crosses over the original Southern Pacific Bridge built in 1902 over Sespe Creek.
Fillmore and Western no. 14 crosses Central Ave in downtown Fillmore and enters Central Park and the Fillmore and Western Yard with the days first steam trip.
Fillmore and Western no. 14 arrives in Piru from Fillmore with the Steamfest Sunset Dinner Train.The station is a reproduction of the original Southern Pacific Station that served passengers on ... (more)
On a foggy coastal Sunday morning, the North Coast Daylight stands on 1st Street in Eureka. The train is being prepared for its trip to Willits.
I really enjoyed seeing SN 1005 out and about on its old home rails. Years ago I remember when it was stored in the old WP roundhouse in Oakland, waiting for a home. I don't see many pix of the ... (more)
The Western Railway Museum's annual spring Scenic Limited passes through Garfield as it heads back toward Rio Vista Junction following its run to Birds Landing. After a wet winter the hills are l... (more)
Fillmore & Western 2-8-0 No. 14, an Ex Duluth & Western 1913 Baldwin, returns to Fillmore with a Sunset Dinner Train. Next chance to see No. 14 under steam is April 27 & 28 at the F&W Railfair.
Leaving the town of Fillmore behind in the beautiful evening light, FWRY 100 belches a brief cloud of smoke as it leads the 2018 edition of the "Firecracker Train" over the Santa Clarita... (more)
As the sun quickly heads for the horizon to bring another short, December day to a close, FWRY 100 leads the afternoon's run of the "Murder Mystery" lunch train back to Fillmore as it pa... (more)
After turning on the wye at Willits Yard, California Western's passenger train returns to the depot. The consist of the North Coast Daylight is parked in the background.
An excursion sponsored by Great Western Tours performs a photo runby at the Signal Butte Switchback.