Southern Pacific Locomotive 2472

SC111104
Buy this picture
Former Southern Pacific Locomotive 2472 steams through Niles Canyon. Built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1921, and used by the Southern Pacific Railroad until its retirement in 1956, No. 2472 was restored to operation by the Pacific Locomotive Association in 1999. The 150 ton steam locomotive now runs through Niles Canyon as part of the Niles Canyon Railway.
Rick Pisio
Website - Blog - Galleries - Portfolio

http://www.rwphotos.com
http://www.rwphotos.com/blog
http://rwphotos.photoshelter.com/gallery-list

Contact

photog@rwphotos.com

Steam and Diesel: Quincy Railroad #2 and Western Pacific 918D

SC114407
Buy this picture
Niles Canyon Railways' steam engine Quincy Railroad Company No. 2, an ALCO 2-6-2T built in 1924, and the Western Pacific 918-D, a 1950 built General Motors EMD F-7 Diesel share the tracks at Vallejo Mills near Sunol, California.
Rick Pisio
Website - Blog - Galleries - Portfolio

http://www.rwphotos.com
http://www.rwphotos.com/blog
http://rwphotos.photoshelter.com/gallery-list

Contact

photog@rwphotos.com

Southern Pacific Locomotive 2472

SC111108
Buy this picture
Southern Pacific Locomotive 2472 at the western entrance to Niles Canyon. Built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1921, and used by the Southern Pacific Railroad until its retirement in 1956, No. 2472 was restored to operation by the Pacific Locomotive Association in 1999. The 150 ton steam locomotive now runs through Niles Canyon as part of the Niles Canyon Railway.
Rick Pisio
Website - Blog - Galleries - Portfolio

http://www.rwphotos.com
http://www.rwphotos.com/blog

Contact

photog@rwphotos.com

BNSF freight train climbs towards the Tehachapi summit.

SC112310
Buy this picture
A BNSF freight train led by GE built ES44DC Locomotive 7405 climbs the grade eastbound near the Tehachapi Loop. The The ES44DC is an Evolution Series locomotive with 4400 HP and DC traction motors.
Rick Pisio
Website - Blog - Galleries - Portfolio

http://www.rwphotos.com
http://www.rwphotos.com/blog
http://rwphotos.photoshelter.com/gallery-list

Contact

photog@rwphotos.com

Venting Steam

SC114413
Buy this picture
Quincy Railroad No. 2 vents steam at the NCRy Sunol Depot. Built in 1924 by ALCO in Schenectady, NY, the Quincy Railroad No. 2 spent the first few years of its career hauling rock, concrete, and very large gasoline-powered shovels for the construction of the Bucks Ranch Dam from 1925 to 1927. No. 2 regularly pulled finished lumber and other freight for the Quincy Railroad until 1945 when it was relegated to standby status. In 1970 she was sold to the Iron Horse Railway in Hayward, CA and pulled excursion trains for the Castro Point Railway in Richmond through the 70's & 80's. The No.2 began operating for the Niles Canyon Railway in 1992, pulling passenger excursion trains on a regular schedule until it was put in the shop in August of 2000 for a major overhaul, returning to service on the NCRy in of June 2002.
Rick Pisio
Website - Blog - Galleries - Portfolio

http://www.rwphotos.com
http://www.rwphotos.com/blog
http://photoshelter.rwphotos.com

Contact

photog@rwphotos.com

Quincy Railroad No. 2 Steam Engine

SC114411
Buy this picture
Quincy Railroad No. 2 pulls a passenger train through Niles Canyon for the Niles Canyon Railway. Built in 1924 by ALCO in Schenectady, NY, the Quincy Railroad No. 2 spent the first few years of its career hauling rock, concrete, and very large gasoline-powered shovels for the construction of the Bucks Ranch Dam from 1925 to 1927. No. 2 regularly pulled finished lumber and other freight for the Quincy Railroad until 1945 when it was relegated to standby status. In 1970 she was sold to the Iron Horse Railway in Hayward, CA and pulled excursion trains for the Castro Point Railway in Richmond through the 70's & 80's. The No.2 began operating for the Niles Canyon Railway in 1992, pulling passenger excursion trains on a regular schedule until it was put in the shop in August of 2000 for a major overhaul, returning to service on the NCRy in of June 2002.
Rick Pisio
Website - Blog - Galleries - Portfolio

http://www.rwphotos.com
http://www.rwphotos.com/blog
http://photoshelter.rwphotos.com

Contact

photog@rwphotos.com