The train to the BNSF interchange is west of Bartle at the top of Algomah Hill. By 2001, the bitter brush was starting to take over the McCloud Railway's right-of-way.
McCloud Railway's Hill Job is backing down the grade into McCloud on a hot August afternoon. The decrepit water tank at Hooper foretold the future of the railroad.
Pacific Locomotive Associations annual winter excursion. A Roger Puta Photograph
Done with work for the day, McCloud Railway's two silver SDs back into the enginehouse.
McCloud Railway's "Hill Job" has arrived at the Signal Butte switchback. It has empty cars from Union Pacific at Mount Shasta City. Once the train is clear of the turnout, the conductor ... (more)
The McCloud Railway's Hill Job is proceeding down the tail track of the Signal Butte switchback. Once the caboose clears the switch, the train will reverse direction and begin backing toward the U... (more)
An eastbound McCloud River train passes the water tank at Bartle that can be seen in the film "Stand by Me." The train is going to the Burlington Northern interchange at Lookout.
A McCloud Railway train returns from the BNSF interchange at Lookout late on a summer afternoon.
A train departs McCloud for the BN interchange at Lookout.
The train to the Burlington Northern interchange makes an air test before departing McCloud.
The McCloud River 37 rests after an excursion in summer 1985.
A trainload of fans enjoys an excursion on the McCloud Railway in spring 2003.
A McCloud Railway 'Hill Job' climbs the grade to the switchback at Signal Butte. Rails in the shadow of Mt. Shasta were looking good.
After a day of excursion work, the McCloud River 25 is moved into its storage shed.
McCloud River Railroad #25 steams below Mt. Shasta on a clear October day in 2008. The 2-6-2's days were numbered on the McCloud Railway and with the shutdown of the McCloud, she has moved on to g... (more)