A train of empties roars through Sonora on a hot summer morning. With Baldwin locomotives and a dependency on the timber industry, the Sierra Railroad was a quasi-Northwest shortline in Central Ca... (more)
Rush Hour at Fassler. At 7:00 am on May 1st, 2018, the crew of the Sierra Northern Fassler Flyer (freight train) met at the yard office in Oakdale, California. With a couple loads and sever... (more)
Pickering Shay 3 is seen on display just off of Highway 108 in Sonora, CA
Sierra number 3 coming up to milepost 44 and stopping for display as part of participation in the 2012 Amgen Tour bicycle race, on May 16th, 2012
Railtown 1897's Movie Queen Sierra Railway 3 sits in Sonora as part of a thank you event to Tuolumne County for helping keep Railtown open, the surrounding lights near the area where the engine wa... (more)
Sierra Railway #3 is just around the bend with headlight ablaze through a cloud of steam. This is approximately 150 yards east of the post office in Sonora.
This neat little Lima 2-truck Shay is displayed at the Mother Lode Fair, 220 Southgate Drive, Sonora, California. Built April 30, 1910 for Standard Lumber Company, it is a Class B 60-2. Its buil... (more)