Boland Main PagemmSP Employees' PagesmmSP IndexmmErnie Kiesel Collection

mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmFred Boland's Photo Album:

Northwestern Pacific / California Western Excursion
August 20, 1950

(Captions above photos are Fred's.)

Eng. 2358 on excursion train to Fort Bragg at San Rafael

X2531 at Ukiah, Cal.

Redwood Valley on NWP between Willits and Ukiah. Eng. 2517 helper.

NWP yard, Willits.

Behind Willits roundhouse. SP 2656 left, NWP 181 right.

NWP 181. Taken from flatcar at Willits.

NWP 181 at Willits

Redwood depot at Willits, built 1914. Note heavy redwood timbers.

California Western M 200 'Skunk' at Willits.

Lumber mill crane at Willit, Cal. Note pile of logs in background.

CWRR power at Willits.

Excursion train just west of Willits. Engines 51 & 52.

Looking back in redwood country between Willits and Fort Bragg, Cal. Note fat man on caboose roof.

Big excursion train on siding at Ranch on CWRR meets regular passenger run with 'Skunk" M100

Stop along the banks of the Noyo River on California Western. Eng. 14, 2-6-2 tank is in lead followed by Baldwin 1949 diesels 51 & 52.

Eng. 14, 2-6-2T, California Western R.R. at Fort Bragg

Eng. 22 & piece of 44, stored in front of depot at Fort Bragg. These and 21 & 41 unused since coming of diesels 51 & 52.
Many other steam engines in use until last year sold for scrap.

Eng. 21 & 41 stored since coming of diesels 51 & 52 in 1949

Cabooses 8 & 4 and flatcar with half water tank, and Eng. 41 at Fort Bragg car repair shop.