An Amtrak California train crosses Alameda Creek and approaches the former site of Niles Tower.
The star of the show at the Niles Canyon Railway's post-Winterail photo charter was Clover Valley Lumber 2-6-6-2T No. 4. The Mallet powered a photo freight for the assembled multitude.
EX-ATSF 2471 has just passed Niles Junction with EX-ATSF GP35 2630.
UP 2543 is bound for New United Motors in Fremont along with SD40-2 3430.
Cabcar #8311 leads Amtrak Capitol Corridor Train #728 past Niles Depot with the Niles Canyon Railway Excursion Train in the background.
SP's East Pleasanton Turn was descending Altamont Pass through Niles Canyon westbound led by a pair of boiler equipped SD9's kept in captive Bay area service for commuter train backup power.
A triclops SD60M leads the MRVSJ out of Niles Canyon on its way to Newark and San Jose. The train is about to pass through a wide load detector that protects tunnel 1 on the Oakland Sub.
UP 3980/3997/3996, a trio of ex-SP SD70Ms, head west with the MRVSJ at Clarke Dr. in Fremont.
Ex- ATSF 139 bound for Fremont to pick up freight cars.
Clover Valley Lumber Co. Mallet #4 makes a runby on it's public debut special.
Amtrak California #543 departs the station in Fremont, CA bound for San Jose on this beautiful April afternoon.