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.
Daily frt. departs for Ione. Dig that new Mustang II!
The end of the line.
A couple of seconds after this shot, the loco "wobbled" hard to the left, about 15 degrees on account of poor track conditions.
Last westward run...going over 1895-vintage rail.
1895 rail...2 miles west of Martell enginehouse.
After backing the loads in to the yard, the engine runs around the train, pausing for the conductor to hang the EOT.
Pulling the last four loads out of the Sierra Pine sawmill....check the grade! It's not only steep down the spur from the mill, the main line (track to the left of the switch) is no picnic either... (more)
Roster shot of the 10 en route to the sawmill for the last pickup.
At 0700 sharp, Amador Foothills 10 pulls out of the enginehouse for the railroad's last run.