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Museum Name Niles Canyon Railway
Location Sunol, CA
Museum Type Railroad Museum
Operation Excursion Operation
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Transit Museums, North America
Niles Canyon Railway

This excursion/museum operation operates down the famous and scenic Niles Canyon. The line starts in Sunol and then heads into the canyon. Plan are underway to extend the line in the Niles District area of Fremont.

niles-120201-07.jpg (310097 bytes)Depot at Sunol. (12/01) niles-120201-04.jpg Semaphores (not working) guarding Sunol/Niles Canyon. This track is originally Southern Pacific.
niles-120201-05.jpgThe M200 is a railbus more commonly known as a "skunk train"/ (12/01) niles-120201-02.jpgIt was called a skunk because it burned gasoline at a time when trains were powered by steam, and then stunk. (12/01)

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Last Updated: 03/25/17


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