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Railtown 1897 State Park
A selection of images from the California State Park that is home to Hollywood's "Movie Railroad."
Photo Album By: Kevin Madore
 
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Photo ID: 436094

The Movie Star poses for her close-up. Shining in the warm, California sun, Sierra #3 tip-toes off the Jamestown turntable and heads for her stall in the fabled roundhouse that has been hom... (more)

Railroad: Sierra Railway
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-0
Location: Jamestown, California, USA
Locomotive #: SRYC 3
Train ID: None
Photo Date: September 01, 2012


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Added: May 15, 2013

Views: 3,355
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Favorited: 17

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Photo ID: 435945

Drip....drip....drip. With his pocket watch and a small flashlight, Sierra #3 Engineer Dave Tadlock adjusts the oil feed rate on his locomotive's Detroit Lubricator. Although steam locomo... (more)

Railroad: Sierra Railway
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-0
Location: Jamestown, California, USA
Locomotive #: SRYC 3
Train ID: Railtown Excursion
Photo Date: September 01, 2012


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Added: May 13, 2013

Views: 2,812
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Favorited: 7

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Photo ID: 435824

Still going strong! Still working the home rails after 116 years, Sierra Railway #3 charges through California's gold country on a Railtown 1897 excursion, with a couple of heavyweight cars... (more)

Railroad: Sierra Railway
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-0
Location: Jamestown, California, USA
Locomotive #: SRYC 3
Train ID: Railtown Excursion
Photo Date: September 01, 2012


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Added: May 12, 2013

Views: 2,234
Comments: 1

Favorited: 11

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Photo ID: 435467

All that's left of Hooterville. Those of us who are over 50 remember the TV sitcom called Petticoat Junction (PJ). The railroad action scenes that were used in that series were all shot on... (more)

Railroad: Sierra Railway
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-0
Location: Jamestown, California, USA
Locomotive #: SRYC 3
Train ID: None
Photo Date: September 01, 2012


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Added: May 09, 2013

Views: 3,954
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Favorited: 31

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Photo ID: 435357

Feeding the movie star. Railtown Fireman Stephanie Tadlock swings the fueling boom into place over the oil tank in the tender of movie star locomotive Sierra #3. Although she was built as ... (more)

Railroad: Sierra Railway
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-0
Location: Jamestown, California, USA
Locomotive #: SRYC 3
Train ID: None
Photo Date: September 01, 2012


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Added: May 08, 2013

Views: 2,873
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Favorited: 10

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Photo ID: 435236

Aaaaaaand....ACTION! With perhaps more Hollywood movie and TV credits to her name than any other locomotive in history, the legendary Sierra Railway #3 puts on a private performance for the... (more)

Railroad: Sierra Railway
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-0
Location: Jamestown, California, USA
Locomotive #: SRYC 3
Train ID: 3PM Excursion
Photo Date: September 01, 2012


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Added: May 07, 2013

Views: 3,183
Comments: 3

Favorited: 20

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Photo ID: 371287

Sierra Survivor. The Sierra Railway's legendary movie star, Locomotive #3 makes her charge up the hill from Rock Quarry toward the Jamestown Yard, hauling two heavy steel coaches on a speci... (more)

Railroad: Sierra Railway
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-0
Location: Jamestown, California, USA
Locomotive #: SRYC 3
Train ID: Passenger Extra
Photo Date: October 03, 2010


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Added: Aug 08, 2011

Views: 4,122
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Favorited: 27
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Photo ID: 345612

Treasures of the Jamestown Roundhouse: Hetch Hetchy Railbus #19 The Hetch Hetchy Railroad (HHRR) was a 68-mile, standard gauge line that operated in Northern California from 1917 to 1949 an... (more)

Railroad: Hetch Hetchy Railroad
Locomotive: White Motor Co. Railbus
Location: Jamestown, California, USA
Locomotive #: HHRR 19
Train ID: None
Photo Date: October 03, 2010


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Added: Nov 17, 2010

Views: 3,972
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Favorited: 20
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Photo ID: 345373

Treasures of the Jamestown Roundhouse: Sierra #34 When the Sierra Railroad of California dieselized in the mid-1950s, it retained several of its steam locomotives for a side business that c... (more)

Railroad: Sierra Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Jamestown, California, USA
Locomotive #: SERA 34
Train ID: None
Photo Date: October 03, 2010


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Added: Nov 15, 2010

Views: 5,729
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Favorited: 19
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Photo ID: 345290

The Movie Queen blows off steam. Railtown Engineer George Sapp watches carefully as Sierra #3's Fireman (on the walkway in front of the cab) lifts the blow-down valve, unleashing 160 psi of... (more)

Railroad: Sierra Railway
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-0
Location: Jamestown, California, USA
Locomotive #: SRYC 3
Train ID: None
Photo Date: October 03, 2010


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Added: Nov 15, 2010

Views: 2,551
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Favorited: 11


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Photo ID: 343703

Cab ride on Sierra Number 3. Railtown Engineer George Sapp and Fireman Warren Smith carefully coordinate the departure of Sierra Number 3 and her special Passenger Extra from the site of a ... (more)

Railroad: Sierra Railway
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-0
Location: Jamestown, California, USA
Locomotive #: SRYC 3
Train ID: Sierra 3 Extra
Photo Date: October 03, 2010


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Added: Nov 01, 2010

Views: 7,217
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Favorited: 22
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Photo ID: 343693

My ride behind the Movie Star. A few rays of sunlight poke through the clouds as the legendary Sierra Number 3 passes her fire patrol during a run-around maneuver at Rock Quarry. The shor... (more)

Railroad: Sierra Railway
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-0
Location: Jamestown, California, USA
Locomotive #: SRYC 3
Train ID: Sierra 3 Extra
Photo Date: October 03, 2010


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Added: Nov 01, 2010

Views: 7,021
Comments: 1

Favorited: 25
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Photo ID: 343573

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)

Railroad: Sierra Railway
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-0
Location: Jamestown, California, USA
Locomotive #: SRYC 3
Train ID: None
Photo Date: October 03, 2010


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By: Kevin Madore

Added: Oct 31, 2010

Views: 6,649
Comments: 2

Favorited: 31
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