Bathed in soft light, the beefy profile of Sierra Railway #2 is highlighted against the backdrop of Mikado #34.
At rest in the original Sierra Railway roundhouse, surrounded by the tools that once kept her running, husky Mikado #34 awaits her turn to come back to life. For now, she sits at Railtown 1897 as... (more)
Sierra Railway No. 28 undergoes extensive rebuilding in the Railtown 1897 roundhouse.
Sierra Railway 3, a 1891 graduate of the Rogers Locomotive Works in Patterson, NJ and a 119 year veteran of the Sierra, rests inside the roundhouse in Jamestown after a day hauling tourists throug... (more)
Sierra Railway #8, a Ford Model T on a Fairbanks Morris frame from about 1922, rests inside the historic belt driven machine shop at Railtown 1897.
Stepping back in time at the Railtown 1897 State Park. Built in 1925,Baldwin 2-8-2 No. 34 rests in the roundhouse.
Stepping back in time at the Railtown 1897 State Park roundhouse. Sierra #2 a 3 truck Shay, rests in the roundhouse along with Sierra #34, a Baldwin 2-8-2, in the background.
A former military switcher now hustles tourists on the Sierra Railway
Sierra Railway 3 backs off the turntable on a nice summer morning in late May of 2014.
After a long day of running, Sierra Railway 4-6-0 #3 is slowly walked into it's stall in the 1897 wooden roundhouse.
Sierra Railway 4-6-0 #3, a 1891 graduate of the Rogers Locomotive Works in Paterson New Jersey, leads the 11 o'clock train north near Bell Mooney Road in Jamestown, California.
The New and the Old. A brand new RP20BD rebuild on only its fourth run to Sonora passes the old wooden water tower located at Railtown 1897 in Jamestown, California.
On only its fourth revenue run after being built, Sierra Northern 52 leads the Sonora Local along the old rickety Oakdale Branch west of Jamestown, California. The rolling hills and variable grade... (more)
An excursion on the Sierra RR with two "Great Western Tours" Amtrak cars, a diner and a coach, as 28, a 2-8-0, whistles for a grade crossing near Jamestown, Calif. on June 15, 1974.
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)