After switching the plastics plant at Wabuska, #4391 is heading West on its way back to Sparks. With the abandonment of the Thorn to Mina section of the branch it is now known as the Thorn Turn. T... (more)
#25 is pulling out of the center of McCloud on a photo excursion. It may well have been the last time.
McCloud #25 is making a photo runby on the tail track of the Signal Butte switchback. This was scheduled to be the last operation for this locomotive on the McCloud as well as the use of steam pow... (more)
Climbing out of Yreka, #19 is pulling a photo freight sponsored by Pacific Locomotive Association. #19 is a former McCloud River Railroad locomotive and now faces an uncertain future and my face a... (more)
Pulling a photo "freight" McCloud 2-6-2 #25 is arriving at Signal Butte as it pulls onto the tail track of the switchback. This coming Sunday, Nov. 2nd is scheduled to be the last use of steam on ... (more)
For whatever reason, now lost memory, SP SD45 #9074 is sitting on the house track by the Truckee Freight House in November of 1988. The one door left hanging open suggests the unit failed and was ... (more)
After a run to it Eastern terminus at Montague, Yreka Western #21 is approaching the City of Yreka. SW8 #21 (ex-SP #1115) is now equipped with a dynamic brake.
A horizontal view of an earlier posting with the Eastbound Scrap train at Big Canyon on the McCloud Railway with Mt. Shasta looming in the background.
In 1989, power for the Reno Fun Train was still F40's and the cars a combination of ex-ATSF Hi-Levels and Superliners. The train is in West Reno, following the East-flowing Truckee River out of to... (more)
McCloud #38, an SD38, is passing thru Big Canyon with several empty scrap gons which will used to load rail from the dismantling of the McCloud. Owner Jeff Forbis is on the fireman's side of the c... (more)
Led by SD38 #38, what amounts to a funeral train is being made up at Pierce on the McCloud Railway. Tje loaded gons contain some of the rail removed in the past few weeks from the McCloud Railway ... (more)
Shorn of its Northern Pacific monad but still in NP green, #9814 is making its stop at Pasco, WA, with the North Coast Limited, now a BN train
Photo run near MP 2
#25 on the now abandoned (and awaiting removal) section of McCloud's line to Bartle at Nebraska Curve
photo run on the west leg of the wye