Yet another now-abandoned railroad: the McCloud Railway

Photos taken at various places and times

Steam in Mt. Shasta: Locomotive 25 simmers in Mt. Shasta as it waits for passengers to board for a run up the hill and back in early 1998.
Approximate Coordinates: N41 18.943 W122 18.929

Steam in Mt. Shasta: Locomotive 25 simmers in Mt. Shasta as it waits for passengers to board for a run up the hill and back in early 1998.Steam in Mt. Shasta: Locomotive 25 simmers in Mt. Shasta as it waits for passengers to board for a run up the hill and back in early 1998.Steam in Mt. Shasta: Locomotive 25 simmers in Mt. Shasta as it waits for passengers to board for a run up the hill and back in early 1998.Steam in Mt. Shasta: Locomotive 25 simmers in Mt. Shasta as it waits for passengers to board for a run up the hill and back in early 1998.

Steam in Mt. Shasta: Locomotive 25 simmers in Mt. Shasta as it waits for passengers to board for a run up the hill and back in early 1998.25 on a fan trip

 

Excursion: EMD 37 pulls an excursion train eastbound between McCloud and Ash Creek on an early summer day in 1998.

Excursion: EMD 37 pulls an excursion train eastbound between McCloud and Ash Creek on an early summer day in 1998.Excursion: EMD 37 pulls an excursion train eastbound between McCloud and Ash Creek on an early summer day in 1998.Excursion: EMD 37 pulls an excursion train eastbound between McCloud and Ash Creek on an early summer day in 1998.
Approximate Coordinates: N41 16.138 W121 56.553

Excursion: EMD 37 pulls an excursion train eastbound between McCloud and Ash Creek on an early summer day in 1998.
Approximate Coordinates: N41 15.486 W121 49.365

 

Freight action in the Mt. Shasta area, images taken in 1996 and 1997:

Freight action in the Mt. Shasta area, images taken in 1996 and 1997Freight action in the Mt. Shasta area, images taken in 1996 and 1997Freight action in the Mt. Shasta area, images taken in 1996 and 1997

Freight action in the Mt. Shasta area, images taken in 1996 and 1997Freight action in the Mt. Shasta area, images taken in 1996 and 1997Freight action in the Mt. Shasta area, images taken in 1996 and 1997Freight action in the Mt. Shasta area, images taken in 1996 and 1997

Freight action in the Mt. Shasta area, images taken in 1996 and 1997Freight action in the Mt. Shasta area, images taken in 1996 and 1997

vFreight action in the Mt. Shasta area, images taken in 1996 and 1997

 

Bartle siding and the tank at Bartle, February 1995
Approximate Coordinates: N41 15.252 W121 48.932

Bartle siding and the tank at Bartle, February 1995Bartle siding and the tank at Bartle, February 1995Bartle siding and the tank at Bartle, February 1995

 

The yard in McCloud:

The yard in McCloudThe yard in McCloud

The yard in McCloudThe yard in McCloud
The Santa Fe way car (caboose) shown above is now at the Black Butte Center for Railroad Culture.

 

The Pondosa branch in 2003:
Approximate Coordinates: N41 11.059 W121 41.471

The Pondosa branch in 2003The Pondosa branch in 2003The Pondosa branch in 2003The Pondosa branch in 2003

 

Lookout Junction and the line near Lookout just before the track was removed:

Lookout Junction and the line near Lookout just before the track was removed

Approximate Coordinates: N41 15.553 W121 14.116

Lookout Junction and the line near Lookout just before the track was removedLookout Junction and the line near Lookout just before the track was removedLookout Junction and the line near Lookout just before the track was removed

Lookout Junction and the line near Lookout just before the track was removedLookout Junction and the line near Lookout just before the track was removed

Lookout Junction and the line near Lookout just before the track was removedLookout Junction and the line near Lookout just before the track was removed

 


Ice Cream? This caboose, lettered McCloud River Railroad and bearing the number 103, was photographed at O'Brien, Oregon where it is reportedly in use as an ice cream stand.
Approximate Coordinates: N42 04.017 W123 42.218

Ice Cream? This caboose, lettered McCloud River Railroad and bearing the number 103, was photographed at O'Brien, Oregon where it is reportedly in use as an ice cream stand.

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