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Sierra Narrow Gauge Conference: 2018. Sat, 13 Jan 2018
JUNE 7-10, 2018 – NEVADA CITY, CALIFORNIA Presented by the Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad Co-Hosted by the Southern Pacific Narrow Gauge Historical Society Inc. Come join in for 4 days of Narrow Gauge presentations and activities as we explore the NG Railroads that once roamed the high mountains and lower foothills of the Sierra […] Read More...

Site Updates.

03/10/2018

New Articles.

Donner & Tahoe Railroad by Andrew Brandon.

Old Mission Portland Cement by Randy Hees.

Pacific Lumber & Wood Company by Andrew Brandon.

Truckee Lumber Company by Andrew Brandon.

New Color Cards.

Color Card: Carson & Colorado / Southern Pacific Dayton Depot by Randy Hees and Andrew Brandon. PDF icon 1.0MB
Paint samples taken from the remains of Carson & Colorado depot in Dayton, Nevada.

Color Card: Colorado & Southern Caboose #1008 by Randy Hees and Andrew Brandon. PDF icon 1.0MB
Paint samples taken from the remains of Colorado & Southern caboose #1008 (DSP&P 76, DL&G 1514, C&S 310).

Color Card: Southern Pacific / Union Pacific Depot Paint: 1900 - 1956 by Randy Hees and Andrew Brandon. PDF icon 1.48 MB

New Illustrations.

Denver, South Park & Pacific Railroad - Way Car #76, circa 1883 by Andrew Brandon. PDF icon 1.9MB
Paint information from prototype and period references.

Denver & Rio Grande Railroad - Stock Car #5500, circa 1904 by Andrew Brandon. PDF icon 2.4MB
Paint samples taken from Denver & Rio Grande stock cars 5672, 5522, and others.

Lake Tahoe Narrow Gauge Railroad - Flat Car #25, circa 1876 by Andrew Brandon. PDF icon 800KB
Illustration of a Detroit Car Works built 22' flat car.

Lake Tahoe Narrow Gauge Railroad - Flat Car #40, circa 1877 by Andrew Brandon. PDF icon 800KB
Illustration of a Detroit Car Works built 22' flat car.

Nevada Central Railway - Combine #1, circa 1879 by Andrew Brandon. PDF icon 2.6MB
Based on paint information from the restoration report for Monterey & Salinas Valley Combine #1 at the California State Railroad Museum.

Updated.

Contemprary Painted References updated to include new color cards and illustrations.