Rolling toward the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, a Sierra Railroad train crosses Cooperstown Road.
After one more double over, today's Sierra train to Standard will be ready to depart Oakdale.
In 1993, Central California was the place to go if you wanted to see Baldwin diesels at work. In addition to Amador Central, Sierra Railroad continued to get service out of elderly S-12 locomotiv... (more)
A long, hot day on the Sierra Railroad begins before sunrise in Oakdale.
A train of empties for the mill at Standard begins the climb into the Sierra Nevada foothills.
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)
Sierra Railway No. 28 undergoes extensive rebuilding in the Railtown 1897 roundhouse.
It's not one of the famous Baldwins, but Sierra GP9 No. 46 still makes a fine sight as it leaves Oakdale, Calif., passing under a blooming almond tree.
Sierra Railroad GP9E No. 46 powers a four-car passenger extra through the verdant hills east of Paulsell at mile 12.2. This train was operated as a special run on the Sunday after Winterail on Mar... (more)
Built in 1955, Sierra Railroad Baldwin S-12 No. 42 is at Oakdale, California, on March 13, 2005.
A Sierra Railroad passenger train heads west at Arnold, California, on March 13, 2005. The extra is powered by Baldwin S-12 No. 42, built in 1955.
Sierra Railroad Baldwin S-12 No. 42 leads a five-car passenger extra westbound through verdant grassland east of Paulsell at mile 12.2. This train was operated as a special run on the Sunday after... (more)
Green hills of Paulsell After plenty of springtime rainfall, Sierra Railroad Baldwin S-12 No. 42 leads a five-car passenger extra through the verdant hills east of Paulsell at mile 12.2... (more)
Two Sierra RR Baldwins, Nos. 40 and 42, have empty 50-ft. boxes in tow at Quinn, Calif.
An excursion on the Sierra RR with two "Great Western Tours" Amtrak cars, a diner and a coach, as 28, a 2-8-0, whistles for a grade crossing near Jamestown, Calif. on June 15, 1974.