Heading home to Martell, AMC Baldwin 9 climbs into the Sierra foothills.
After delivering outbound loads for interchange to Southern Pacific, Amador Central Baldwin S-12 No. 9 passes the former SP station at Ione.
Halfway down the hill to Ione, Amador Central regularly stopped to let brakes and wheels cool. The train is captured during this pause.
Amador Central crosses California 88 near Ione. R&R's Jim Boyd graciously ducked down so I could get this shot without him in the foreground.
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.
Amador Central Baldwin S12 No. 9 drops down out of Martel with woodchips and other freight for SP at Ione.
Amador Central's No. 9, a Baldwin S12, trundles across a trestle that's seen better days with woodchip loads for Ione.
Amador Central No. 10 departs Martell with wood chips bound for interchange with the SP at Ione.