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  1. CalTrain Baby Bullet

    CalTrain Baby Bullet

    Southbound CalTrain Baby Bullet Express rolls thru the town of Brisbane on its way to San Jose.
  2. White Plume of an SP Steamer

    White Plume of an SP Steamer

    The Southern Pacific 2472 P-8 Pacific puts up a white plum thru Niles Canyon.
  3. Steam and Trainman

    Steam and Trainman

    A trainman is shrouded in early morning steam as the SP 2472 gets ready to leave the Brightside Rail Yard.
  4. NWP Swing Bridge

    NWP Swing Bridge

    This swing bridge was built in 1911. It has been out of service for many years. However, the Northwestern Pacific Railroad just repaired it and it is expected to begin service again in October. It rotates from the middle of the river.
  5. NAPA VALLEY WINE TRAIN

    NAPA VALLEY WINE TRAIN

    Alco FP #73.
  6. NAPA VALLEY WINE TRAIN

    NAPA VALLEY WINE TRAIN

    The first of the restored classic Pullman's.
  7. NVWT - Alco FP's pulling the Wine Train

    NVWT - Alco FP's pulling the Wine Train

    Rare Alco FP's, numbers 71 and 73 pulling the Wine Train northbound along Hwy 29...thru Wine Country.
  8. Engine 73 and...vineyards!

    Engine 73 and...vineyards!

    My wife took me to Napa Valley for my birthday. I was able to snap these shots off with the Nikon while in our moving car! Engine #73...and vineyards!
  9. Train Orders

    Train Orders

    The conductor of the 2472 going over train orders with the crew for the day's photo charter.
  10. Thunder in the Canyon

    Thunder in the Canyon

  11. Back in the Day...

    Back in the Day...

    Going back to the golden age of steam...
  12. Crossing the Truss Bridge

    Crossing the Truss Bridge

    SP 2472 coming across the bridge in Niles Canyon.
  13. GP40M_Resized_Again

    GP40M_Resized_Again

    This GP40M-2 was formerly SP 7118. It has 3000 HP and weighs 271,000 lbs. A total of 65 SP/SSW units went to UP at the merger. These units were re-built in 1990 to the "M" specifications. The 1488 serves as a switcher in the San Francisco Penninsula area and is working out of the UP...
  14. TWO ENGINES AND ONE LUMBER CAR

    TWO ENGINES AND ONE LUMBER CAR

    Picking up the "empty" from a lumber company in Brisbane and heading back to the South San Francisco UP Yard with it.
  15. TWO LOCOS AND ONE FREIGHT CAR

    TWO LOCOS AND ONE FREIGHT CAR

    Southbound, passing under the Tunnel Road overpass on its way to the UP Yard in South San Francisco on a misty morning.




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