Railfan Excursion Event …
Well, everyone enjoys a day in the mountains riding on the Oakhurst Railroad! So, Southern Pacific teamed with the Oakhurst Railroad to organize a railfan event.
Southern Pacific passenger train left
The three excursion trains visited Wawona, Central Camp, and Fish Camp and had a great time filling themselves with tri-tip beef, pinquito beans, salad, and garlic bread. Alcohol consumed was minimal, mostly from hip flasks, as Prohibition is in effect.
trains returned to Oakhurst in the early evening, where the hardy passengers
reboarded their special Southern Pacific passenger train, which deposited the
railfans back in their hotel in
Watch your newspaper for future railfan events on the Oakhurst Railroad!
Early in the morning, the catering train heads up into the mountains.
The special Southern Pacific passenger train arrives.
Oakhurst Railroad Shay #6 pulled the train up the steep grade to Oakhurst.
Passengers transfer to three special Oakhurst Railroad excursion trains.
A Ford Model-T leads the special trains up into the mountains for a special tour and BBQ.