It's a "Southern Pacific Heritage Train!" SP 5472 leads the "Southern Pacific Day Excursion" through the trackage of the Niles Canyon Railway Museum while in a late Summer sett... (more)
A special WWII troop train with WWII era equipment and reenactors takes a ride through Niles Canyon on historic equipment
With code line wire & black widows, an almost timeless scene occurs here on the Niles Canyon Railway. This is the first time these units have been paired up in 7 years.
The first excursion of the day slides through the farmers crossing as it approaches Sunol with SP 5472 on the point.
Upon exiting yard limits at Brightside, SP 5472 and SP 5623 dash downhill into the depths of Niles Canyon, following approximately 5 minutes behind the daylight limited excursion.
SP 5472 and 5623 lead a train of passengers through a private crossing near the Sunol Depot on the Niles Canyon Railway
SP 5472 and 5623 lead a train of passengers through Brightside on the Niles Canyon Railway
SP 5472 and 5623 lead a train of passengers over the bridge at Farwell on the Niles Canyon Railway
The Niles Canyon railroad yard.
Southern Pacific 5472, an EMD SD9, rests in Brightside Yard at the Niles Canyon Railway.
Rain surrounds Southern Pacific SD9 #4572 as she rests at the Niles Canyon Railway's Sunol Depot during the 2014 Train of Lights operations.
SP 5472 sits at Sunol as passengers board the Train of Lights
SP 5472 leads the Niles Canyon Train of Lights through Brightside heading to Sunol
SP 5472 takes a rest after switching the half-dead SP 9010 into her shops for continuous restoration work, and to prep the engine for a future operation in the Niles Canyon Railway. SP 5472 awaits... (more)
Southern Pacific SD9 #5472 sits parked in Brightside Yard.