Now double heading for the run back to Jamestown, #8 and #3 start the uphill climb out of Cooperstown.
Sierra's famed Rogers 4-6-0 #3 is between Cooperstown and Warnerville. It had double-headed with #8 and was now running to Warnerville for water. The yellow car is the restored "Julia Bulette" fro... (more)
Former Dardanelle & Russelville #8, by now owned by Shortline Enterprises, operated an excursion in the fall of 1979 which also included double-heading with Sierra #3. Seen here leaving Warnervil... (more)
MOW equipment sits by the classic milepost sign
Waiting for next weekend's train
#8 is actually ex-Dardenelle & Russelville #8, then owned by Shortline Enterprises, but lettered for the Sierra on this trip with SRR #3. The #8 was later sold to the Nevada State Railroad Museum... (more)
The halcyon days of Sierra Railroad excursions were drawing to a close. Along with #3 is 2-8-0 #28 and 2-8-2 #34. Of the three, only #28 is operable today.
Sierra Railroad number 48, an Ex-Santa Fe GP20 rests at the head of a dinner train in Oakdale Ca. A lot of the dinner train cars are being worked on currently. Nikon D70, 18-70mm.
View inside the round house at Jamestown
A beautiful trip...Is this train still running?
A bunch of tourists taking a train ride.
Sierra Railroad Railfan Special with GP9#46 Near Warnerville CA MP15.9