Run-A-Steam-Locomotive - Southern Pacific #2472
Thursday, March 11, 2010 at 8:00 AM - Friday, March 12, 2010 at 5:00 PM (PST)
Fremont, United States
The Golden Gate Railroad Museum in conjunction with the Niles Canyon Railway is excited to announce the opportunity of a lifetime. Take a step back in time and fulfill your childhood fantasy of running a steam locomotive with the "Run-A-Steam-Locomotive" program.
This program will be held on Thursday, March 11, 2010 and Friday, March 12, 2010 on the Niles Canyon Railway in Beautiful Niles, California.
The event will run as follows:
• Instructional course by the Golden Gate Railroad Museum CMO (Chief Mechanical Officer) on safe and proper handling of a steam locomotive.
• Former Southern Pacific Club-Lounge No. 2979 will be open as the classroom and refreshment area.
• Run from end of Niles yard limits to two miles up and back the tracks. 10 miles per hour.
• Certificate and special "participant only" recognition item.
When & Where
Golden Gate Railroad Museum
This museum event is presented to supoort the projects of Pacific Locomotive Asssociation and the Golden Gate Railroad Museum.
We are sincerely grateful for all of our supporters who help our non-profit, tax-exempt, living history museum continue to operate and grow.
The Golden Gate Railroad Museum (GGRM), is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of steam and passenger railroad equipment, and the interpretation of railroad history in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Check us out on the web at www.ggrm.org