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Date: 09/05/19 20:34
Special Steam Operation In Niles Canyon This Weekend
Author: FiveChime

Both Mallets, Clover Valley #4 and #7 Skookum will be running to celebrate the pounding of the final spike completing the
Transcontentinal Railroad. This happened at MP 33 in Niles Canyon on September 6th, 1869.

More information - NCRY.org.

Regards, Jim Evans



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 09/06/19 19:25 by FiveChime.








Date: 09/06/19 09:49
Re: Special Steam Operation In Niles Canyon This Weekend
Author: coach

That last photo--where is that?  East of Sunol on the restored trackage, or elsewhere?  Can't remember the siding / switch...

I gotta go this weekend--great day to celebrate!



Date: 09/06/19 10:20
Re: Special Steam Operation In Niles Canyon This Weekend
Author: FiveChime

Very east end of the railroad so far along Pleasanton Sunol Road.

Regards, Jim Evans



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