Silent Auction Item Highlight- Sierra #3 Cab Ride

Whoops!  November 25, 1919 accident which destroyed the original cab.

Whoops! November 25, 1918 accident which destroyed the original cab of the Sierra #3.

 

 

In 1918, the Sierra #3 experienced its third major wreck, which destroyed the original 1891 wood cab.  It was replaced in February of 1919 with a second-hand Southern Pacific steel cab, which is still a component of the locomotive, 90 years later.

 One of the highlighted auction items at the September 19th Wine and Cheese Benefit,  is a cab ride in the Sierra #3 during the 2010 operating season.  You could be the lucky winner of this once-in-a-lifetime experience.  And, its for a great cause!

Please join us for this evening event.  Gates open at 4PM, and the train leaves the station at 5PM. Tickets are $25 and may be purchased in advance by calling 209-984-3953 during business hours of 9:30-4:30.

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