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Fairbanks Morse 1487 Inaugural Run ( see details at bottom of page)

Golden Gate Railroad Museum and Pacific Locomotive Association

Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

Fairbanks Morse 1487 Inaugural Run ( see details at...

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Member Ticket
Advanced sale member ticket for GGRM and PLA and their guests.
Ended $15.00 $1.29
Non-Member Ticket
Gets you a "Friend of GGRM" membership and a ride with us tonight.
Ended $25.00 $1.49
SP 1487 Cab Ride Raffle
Here's your chance to win a ride in the cab of a Fairbanks Morse diesel locomotive. There are four slots approximately 30 minutes each.
Ended $10.00 $1.19
Oakland Raffle
The Oakland needs a new air conditioner! Help support this project! Winner and a guest can enjoy the evening from the observation lounge and platform of a SP business car. Three slots of two available.
Ended $10.00 $1.19

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Event Details


SP 1487* Inaugural Run!

Saturday, March 29, 2014 6-9pm

GGRM SP 1487 clone. Dave Roth photo

The Golden Gate Railroad Museum Diesel Department has been working several years to bring this locomotive back to operation and now on March 29, 2014 SP 1487* it will make its Inaugual run.

Come out for a twilight-evening run as we put this unique opposed-piston engine through its paces during a round trip ride through Niles Canyon stopping for photo runbys. As darkness falls, you'll be able to see the unique SP Style ash-can Gyra-lights in action.

We'll be serving Snacky-cakes, sodas and adult beverages during the evening.

Buy your tickets in advance.

$15 Advanced sale member ticket for GGRM and PLA and their guests.

$25 Advanced sale non-member ticket. Gets you a "Friend of GGRM" membership and a ride with us tonight.

$25 at the door.

Cab ride and Oakland ride fundraising raffle. See ticket site.

Print tickets and bring to train:

Sunol Depot Saturday March 29. 2014. Train departs at 6 PM.

* This SP 1487 is the former USA 1847 acquired from The Hawthorn Naval Weapons Depot in Nevada. It has been painted and restored to represent the first class of FM switchers purchased by the SP, all of which have been scrapped. This unit was not ever owned by SP and was restored as a replica clone of SP 1487.

Have questions about Fairbanks Morse 1487 Inaugural Run ( see details at bottom of page)? Contact Golden Gate Railroad Museum and Pacific Locomotive Association

When & Where


Niles Canyon Railway - Sunol Depot
6 Kilkare Rd
Sunol, CA 94586

Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)


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Organizer

Golden Gate Railroad Museum and Pacific Locomotive Association

 This event is jointly sponsored by the Golden Gate Railroad Museum and the Pacific Locomotive Association as a fundraiser to provide for the continued restoration of railroad artifacts and extension and maintenance of the Niles Canyon Railway.

 

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