Steamfest II 2010 captures all the action of a very special event on the weekend of March 20th and 21st, 2010.
The Niles Canyon Railway and the Pacific Locomotive Association hosted a Quadruple-Tank Steamfest, with four working steam engines in California’s beautiful Niles Canyon! The locomotives performed spectacular quadruple-headed and double-headed run-bys, as well as working independently hauling passengers through scenic Niles Canyon.
Quincy Railroad Co. No. 2 and Robert Dollar Co. No. 3, both Alco 2-6-2Ts that call the Niles Canyon Railway home, were under steam and running strong all weekend. Granite Rock No. 10, a Porter 0-6-0T, was brought down from the California State Railroad Museum in Sacramento. Rounding out the collection was Mason County Logging Co. No. 7, a 2-6-2T from the Roots of Motive Power collection in Willits, California.
Steamefest II 2010 features spectacular shots from both on and off the photo lines. TSG Multimedia’s crew was there to cover the entire event. We used four ca