Southern Pacific 2472 leads the Final Spring Steam Weekend Excursion into Sunol on March 28, 2015. September, 2015 would be their final excursion in the Canyon During Labor Day Weekend.
In Mar... (more)
2472 running to scrapyard in Larkspur.
Restored 1921-built Southern Pacific 4-6-2 P-8 2472 skirts the Pacific Ocean as pulls a passenger excursion, the Pacific Shore Limited, utilizing Rio Grande Ski Train coaches and a former P... (more)
Southern Pacific 4-6-2 No. 2472 pulls eastbound up the Niles Canyon to Sunol. The locomotive is pulling a photographers special through the canyon on this fine spring morning.
Southern Pacific No.2472 awaits the highball for another run through Niles Canyon. This will be the last weekend that the SP 4-6-2 runs the canyon. The Golden Gate Railroad Museum will be moving t... (more)
Golden Gate Railroad Museum Southern Pacific No. 2472 is fired and prepped for Memorial Day excursions thru Niles Canyon.
SP 2472 gives a powerful shove through the semaphores, no longer in operation, for an excursion bound for Niles depot of the Niles Canyon Railway Museum during "Spring Steam Weekend 2015."
News just out, the Golden Gate Railroad Museum equipment including No.2472 is moving to the Northwestern Pacific in Sonoma California. One of the last outings of Golden Gate Railroad Museum's Sou... (more)
Davis. At the end of Railfair 1991 at Sacramento the 4449 and 2472 doubleheaded from Sacramento to Oakland.
See the trailer for the video here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWlxhNuwSofkdFufpoRPf0g
It is September 7th, 2015 and it is the final day of excursions for Southern Pacific 2472 on the Niles... (more)
Southern Pacific No. 2472 crosses over Farwell Bridge and under the rebuilt Tattletales, as it climbs eastbound up Niles Canyon.
SP 2472 is on the final approach to Sunol as it parallels scenic highway 84 with the 11am excursion in tow. This weekend would mark the end of GGRM steam excursions on the Niles Canyon Railway. Co... (more)
SP 2472 accelerates for a photo line at The Spot on what may very well be its final day of operation on the Niles Canyon Railway
SP 2472 rolls through Brightside on what may very well be its final day of operation on the Niles Canyon Railway