The afternoon commuter rush is in full swing as ACE 06 passes through Niles Junction in route to Stockton in push mode.
Southern Pacific "Cadillac" unit waits for the crew for the trip to Sunol. Note that 5472 has been decorated to add a holiday touch fir the "Train of lights" excursions. This is a 12-second night ... (more)
Southbound SP at Niles Tower.
Westbound UP on the ex-WP at Niles Tower.
Niles Canyon Railway's Southern Pacific SD9 #5472 with Business Car #121 drifting down hill from Sunol to Niles.
Restored Western Pacific Caboose #467 rests at the restored Niles Depot in Niles, CA.
Newly restored Clover Valley 4 performs the first photo runby for a train a load of photographers on her debut outing
Newly restored Clover Valley 4 performs the first photo runby for a train load of photographers on her debut outing
On the first run-by of the day, Engineer Jeff S. puts on a good show for the railfans attending the Clover Valley #4's first public outing.
Golden Gate Railroad Museum's, Southern Pacific 2472, climbs Niles Canyon east of Farwell with a photographers special.
Golden Gate Railroad Museum's, Southern Pacific 2472, charges up Niles Canyon with a photographers special.
Happier times: Crowds watch the eastbound California Zephyr slow to a stop at Niles.
Quincy No. 2 leads the 2012 Winterail Photographer's Special.
Western Pacific F7 918-D performs a runby for the assembled photographers at Niles at Niles Canyon Railway's 2012 Winterail Photographer's Special.
Someone has to be the last person off the train for a photo run, and in this case it was me. So instead of fighting to crowd in the line, I decided to document the event. SP 4-6-2 2472 struts her ... (more)