2019

Ace 3102 leads northbound train ACE 04 passes the Agnew Depot on Tuesday January 29, 2019.
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Railfan notes from 2019

Steve Sloan's Trains : Trip Notes : 2019

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This year both Susie and I are retired and living in San Jose.

Day Outings

Trips of a day or less.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
A day at the train club.

Pre-Winterail Trip to Napa

This was a trip from San Jose to Napa and return. I spent the night Saturday in Napa. I was there for the Winterail 2019 pre-show.

Saturday, March 9, 2019
I drove from my home in San Jose to Napa stopping at Napa Junction on my way to the Winterail Rehersal in Napa, CA on this day.
Sunday, March 10, 2019
After the Saturday Winterail Rehersal I stayed in Napa. On Sunday March 10, after photographing Napa Valley RR excursion activities and equipment, I returned home.

Winterail Trip to Oregon 2019

From March 13 through March March 18, 2019 I did a road trip from San Jose to Oregon and return to be part of the team that put on Winterail 2019.

There's this related set of trip photos on Flickr.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
This day I left San Jose in the morning and drove to Eugene where I stayed at my friend Diede's place. I photographed Cal. Northern, and scenery photos, on my way to Eugene, OR.
Thursday, March 14, 2019
This day I started in Eugene at my friend Diede's place, driving from Eugene to Springfield. We had lunch at the Cornbread Café in Springfield. After lunch she and I said goodbye. I photographed UP and Amtrak in Springfield and Albany on my way to Corvallis, OR.
Friday, March 15, 2019
This day I was in Corvallis. At the motel I went to my truck and found it had a nail in the in the left front tire. I spent a good part of the morning in a tire store. Luckily, the nail did not go through, but I did not get a lot of train chasing done this day. I met Vic and the crew at his house and from there went to the high school for set up.
Saturday, March 16, 2019
This day was spent in Corvallis. It was the day of Winterail 2019.
Sunday, March 17, 2019
This day I went to Garibaldi on the Oregon Coast where I visited the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad.
Monday, March 18, 2019
This day I returned home, driving from Corvallis to San Jose. I chased the Albany and Eastern and had lunch at the Cornbread Café in Eugene.

Special Thanks

All the great folks who helped me out with information for these Web pages!

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