The beautiful little mike is ready for another trip into the trip into the cathedral that is the center of the redwood forest.
On Sunday, June 14th, California Western operated a photo special from Fort Bragg to Northspur and return. This is the first photo run done at the Eastern end of Tunnel #1 and the first crossing ... (more)
California Western 2-8-2 # 45 leads a special passenger train up a near 3% grade at MP 37.
California Western 2-8-2 #45 simmers in front of the Willits depot, before pulling an excursion train to Northspur and return.
California Western 2-8-2 #45 leads a special photo train up the steep grade out of Willits. CW 45 normally works out of Fort Bragg, so seeing the steamer on this part of the railroad is a real tre... (more)
Departing for trip into the redwoods.
California Western 2-8-2 #45 leads the morning train back into the yard at Fort Bragg, during Labor Day weekend 2003.