The Three-Spot Lives! Were it not for a strange twist of fate, the little 10-wheeler you see here might have led a very undistinguished career for a California railroad and been scrapped 80... (more)
One of the many locomotives under steam at RailFair '99
No. 34 was once a mainstay on Sierra (Railtown) passenger trains in the 1970s. Now privately owned, it last ran in 1980.
2-8-0 28 and 2-8-2 34 stand silently in the Jamestown roundhouse.
Sierra 2-8-2 #34 and 2-8-0 #28 Westbound out of Chinese Camp
A Sierra Railroad fan trip stops short of the trestle west of Cooperstown, CA.
Sierra Railroad 3, 4-6-0, (Rogers 4493 / 1891), originally Prescott & Arizona Central Railway 3, is under repair in Sierra Railway's Tr-Dam Building. Sierra 3's new boiler was manufactured by Chel... (more)
Sierra GP20 #50 had left Oakdale with seven empty centerbeam flats, spotting six of them at the SPI mill in Chinese Camp. The old geep would continue on East thru Jamestown and Sonora taking the o... (more)
Acquired from the McCloud by the commission rebuilding the V&T in Nevada, #18 was loaned to the Sierra for excursion service as, at the time, Sierra was supposed to operate the V&T. This excursion... (more)
Famed railroad photographer Ted Benson gently removes his antique marker lamps from the one of the coaches of the Golden Sunset Dinner train on March 9th, 2003. This event took place on the Sierr... (more)
Sierra number 34 and 28 power a special from Jamestown to Oakdale and return. The number 3 met the returning special at Copperstown and helped it back to Jamestown.
Sierra #50 has seven empty centerbeams in tow, six of which will be left at Chinese Camp. One empty will go on to the soon to close Sierra Pacific mill behind Sonora.
Near Warnerville (I Think). This was a Winterail side trip. The hard part was getting the cow out of the lens face!
An ex-ATSF GP20 rests just outside of the Woodland limits. Canon Rebel XS.
The River Train waits in the yard to depart later that evening. Canon Rebel XS.