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Niles Canyon Train Ride

  IN 1869, THE FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD PASSED THIS SPOT ON ITS WAY TO THE SHORE OF THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY. IN 1984, THE SOUTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD ABANDONED THIS HISTORIC LINE BETWEEN NILES AND ...

 

IN 1869, THE FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD

PASSED THIS SPOT ON ITS WAY TO THE SHORE OF THE

SAN FRANCISCO BAY. IN 1984, THE SOUTHERN PACIFIC

RAILROAD ABANDONED THIS HISTORIC LINE BETWEEN NILES

AND TRACY, CALIFORNIA.

 

VOLUNTEERS OF THE PACIFIC LOCOMOTIVE ASSOCI-

ATION HAVE REBUILT THE PORTION OF THE LINE BETWEEN

SUNOL AND NILES, SO THAT FUTURE GENERATIONS MAY

ENJOY A RIDE OVER THIS IMPORTANT LINK IN AMERICAN'S

RAILROAD HERITAGE.

 

DEDICATED TO COMMEMORATE THE ONE HUNDRED AND

TWENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE COMPLETION OF THE

ORIGINAL TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD.

 

Posted by Kester Allen

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