Ten wheeler No. 3, the movie queen, simmers outside the Jamestown roundhouse. This facility is now part of the California State Railroad Museum and looks about the same today as it did 50 plus yea... (more)
Filming the pilot episode of "The Big Valley"
Sierra #3 is putting away equipment after a day of filming an episode of "The Big Valley". The Jamestown depot would later burn but the red freight house still stands. The #3 is currently schedule... (more)
Sierra's famed movie engine 4-6-0 #3 is heading to Warnerville to take water. It had doubleheaded to Cooperstown with #8. The yellow coach is the restored "Julia Bullette" from the Virginia & Truc... (more)
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)
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.