A train of loads from the Georgia Pacific mill departs Martell for the Southern Pacific interchange at Ione.
In one image, the entire locomotive fleet of Amador Central is displayed. AMC 10 was being returned to its stall in the AMC enginehouse.
On the day before Winterail 1993, Amador Central Baldwin S-12 No. 9 poses by AMC's old turntable pit.
Amador Central Baldwin S-12 No. 9 pauses by the old depot in Martell before going to work.
Amador Central EMD SW-7 #12 and SW-1200 #11 lead their train down from the mill in Martel, CA to Ione, CA. With the recent Sierra Pacific Industries purchase of the mill and railroad from Georgie ... (more)
A classic Baldwin working for the Amador Foothills Railroad passes the run-down depot in Martell, Calif. The railroad closed in 2004 because of a lack of traffic and was purchased by the Amador Co... (more)
Amador Central No. 10 departs Martell with wood chips bound for interchange with the SP at Ione.
The last loads of lumber head down grade through a classic California gold country scene on the Amador Foothills Railroad.
The conductor hangs the FRED on the rear of the last train to leave Martell on the Amador Foothills. Another great California shortline fades into history.
After climbing out of Ione, Amador Central #9 is about half-way back to its Eastern terminus of Martell, just North of Jackson. After operating later as the Amador Foothills, the railroad is now ... (more)
Spic 'n span and ready to work. Pentax MX; Kodachrome
Modern paint conceals age from public. Pentax MX; Kodachrome
Would have been hard to believe in 1981 that Baldwins would still be working in 2004. Pentax MX; Kodachrome
Pentax MX; Kodachrome