Quincy 2 leads the train back to Sunol
Quincy Railroad #2, an Alco 2-6-2T steam locomotive, leads a Sunday excursion train through the Niles Canyon Railway's Brightside Yard crossing during a steam locomotive takeover weekend!
Quincy 2 pulls the train across the Farwell bridge on the way back to Sunol
Quincy 2 pulls the train back to Sunol
I thought the footboards were a little outdated then the guy climbed on top of that GN car. As I recall it had something to do with the door.
Remember footboards. In those days they were used as this great little unit shuffles cars at the tiny interchange on the Feather River Line.
Four in steam! Group crew shot taken at Brightside Yard.
Two crewmen discuss the plan for the upcoming day.
The builders plate on Quincy No. 2
Volunteers with the Pacific Locomotive Association have Quincy No. 2 hot and ready to go as the first rays of sunlight hit Brightside Yard.
Semaphore and Steam at SunolThe Quincy Railroad Company #2 2-6-2 tank engine, built in 1924, is working hard up the grade en route to the depot at Sunol, California. QRC #2 would power... (more)
Hang on tight! Look closely and you'll see the fireman hanging fully out the side of the Quincy #2 as they split the semaphores just West of Sunol.
It's the last run for the Quincy Railroad on their line between Susanville and Wendel, Ca.
On the last day of operations, a view through the Quincy Railroad engine house at Susanville shows the number 12, ready to depart with the last loads, as the 1100 sits quietly in the dark.
The Quincy RR job drops downhill after making a set off at Quincy Jct for the Union Pacific. The engine, owned by Sierra Pacific Industries, is returning to the lumber mill in Quincy.