Checked on No. 7 The Skookum now located on the Niles Canyon Railway while I was up there. The steam shop door was open and it was getting some sun and waiting to get back out on the rails. No 3 w... (more)
Maintenance on a steam engine is a full time even on the all volunteer Nile Canyon Railway. No.7 the 2-4-4-2 Skookum is getting taken care of as it rests in the Steam Shop at Btightside Yard.
Southern Pacific No. 9010, German built Krauss-Maffei ML 4000 cc Diesel-Hydraulic crosses the road to Bridhtside Yard with the Days second excursion through Niles Canyon. After an 11 year rebuild ... (more)
Before and after the German built Krauss-Maffei ML 4000 CC under went an 11 year restoration by the all volunteer Niles Canyon Railway shows the hard work and dedication of the group.
In front of their beautifully restored German built Krauss-Maffei ML 4000 CC the driving force behind the undertaking stands in front of their creation.Their hard work and that of the all voluntee... (more)
German built Krauss-Maffei ML 4000 CC back on familiar rails in Niles Canyon after a 11 year restoration, Bloody Nose and all.The main engine is out of the locomotive and will under go a complete ... (more)
Climbing to Norden in the last light of the day on the hill.
A morning eastbound stack with Union Pacific No. 7797 leading, slides down through the Truckee River Canyon en route to Reno Nevada
Eastbound BNSF Manifest after leaving Truckee rolls along the Truckee River in the Glenshire area en route to Reno NV.
Late eastbound No. 6 the California Zephyr at the top of the Truckee River Canyon. From here starts the slide down to Reno Nevada.
Sliding westbound down the western flank of the Sierra Nevada, Union Pacific No.7091 leads stacks into the setting sun.
The sun is setting on a eastbound to Reno. as Union Pacific No.2621 leads a manifest through the small community of Florinston in the Truckee River Canyon.
At the upper end of The Truckee River Canyon, eastbound Union Pacific No. 6390 starts the slide downhill to Reno Nevada.
Amtrak No. 5 the westbound California Zephyr climbs up the Truckee River Canyon from Reno to Truckee.
Westbound BNSF 5965 passes the site of the old town of Boca. The lumber mill and Ice Co started in 1868. The Boca Brewing Co produced world famous beer from 1875 until it burned down in 1893.Start... (more)