The 2-4-4-2 Skookum No. 7 doubleheads with Clover Valley Lumber Co. 2-6-6-2 No.4 and a photo freight opportunity during a Pete Lerro Niles Canyon Shoot
Southern Pacific No.1195 freshly painted in Scarlet And Grey, leads Southern Pacific Articulated cars No. 2473 and 2474 downhill from Sunol during Pete Lerro's Niles Canyon Photo Shoot.
SP 9010, the last surviving Krauss-Maffei rolls by East Sunol along Pleasanton-Sunol Rd between Sunol and Hearst.
Columbia River Belt Line #7 "Skookum" Leads its Train Past the Sempahore Signals as it makes its way into Sunol Depot During the Golden Spike 150th Anniversary Excursions.
Southern Pacific 2472 leads the Final Spring Steam Weekend Excursion into Sunol on March 28, 2015. September, 2015 would be their final excursion in the Canyon During Labor Day Weekend.
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Clover Valley Lumber Company No. 4 splits the Semaphore Signals at the west end of Sunol Station. The event was a Lerro Productions photo shoot at the Niles Canyon Railway.
The Pacific Locomotive Association. Here, the crews from the Pacific Locomotive Association (dba, the Niles Canyon Railway) pose with the two big articulated locos that performed this day f... (more)
Splitting the signals. Spewing out a plume that would make Beebe & Clegg smile, Clover Valley Lumber Company's saddle-tanker #4 splits the twin semaphores just west of Sunol Depot, in the l... (more)
Westbound local. Clover Valley Lumber Company saddle-tanker #4 runs compass west with a local freight on the Niles Canyon Railway in the low-angle afternoon sun.
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Double-headed, compound, articulated Mallets. Here's a head-on view of Columbia River Belt Line #7 "Skookum" and Clover Valley Lumber Company #4 charging westbound with a mixed freight in t... (more)
Moon over Sunol. A full moon rises over the the 1884-vintage Southern Pacific Depot in Sunol, CA, as Clover Valley Lumber Co. saddle-tanker #4 sits hot and ready for her next assignment. ... (more)
Babysitting the beast. The shadowy figure of Clover Valley Lumber Co. #4's engineer wades through a bath of steam from the open cylinder cocks, as he oils around his locomotive in anticipat... (more)
A rare event in the 21st century. There are not many articulated steam locomotives left in running condition in the year 2020. You can pretty much count them on one set of fingers. So ... (more)
Mixed freight to Sunol. With a marine fog bank just beginning to burn off of Niles Canyon, Clover Valley Baldwin #4 hauls a consist of mixed freight east toward Sunol. Operating on roughly... (more)
Articulated Log-Hogs. At least as of February of 2020, California's Niles Canyon Railway was about the only place I know of where you could see a pair of compound, articulated Mallet Locomo... (more)