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  1. T-motors at Pinole

    T-motors at Pinole

    A pair of former SP tunnel motors and a Rio Grande GP40-2 take a Roseville to San Jose manifest past Pinole, California in March of 2002. The t-motors were in their last days of service. First for their age, and second for the closing of the yard at San Jose just two years later.
  2. Signs of the Santa Fe

    Signs of the Santa Fe

    Another BNSF morning eastbound rolls over a girder marked for its old owner in Pinole, California. You can still see some markings of the Santa Fe on the old Stockton Sub, as seen here in April of 2000.
  3. The Odd Couple

    The Odd Couple

    Now here's an unusual lashup: A brand new C45AC-CTE and an old ex-SP GP40-2 that has just been repained. This handsome pair heads west at Pinole with an Oakland bound stack train.
  4. Sunset route?

    Sunset route?

    Actually, these are the signals at the east end of Gateley siding in Pinole, CA on the BNSF, former Santa Fe main line to Richmond. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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