Railroad, Of The Redwood Valley Railway In Tilden Regional Park

Steam Engine No. 11
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Steam engine number 11 waited for passengers to disembark and for new passengers to replace them. The engineer answered questions during that interval.


The Railroad Of the   •  Redwood Valley Railway external link external link   •  A Steam Railroad Line   •  East Bay Regional Parks   •  Tilden Park   •  Berkeley, California   •  37° 52' 50.02" N, 122° 13' 23.33" W   •  (Date Photographed: 13:36:53 Saturday 24 January 2015)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 28 January 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_0122
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A Caboose
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A caboose for the rail line was the last car stopped just beyond the end of the boarding path.


The Railroad Of the   •  Redwood Valley Railway external link external link   •  A Steam Railroad Line   •  East Bay Regional Parks   •  Tilden Park   •  Berkeley, California   •  37° 52' 50.02" N, 122° 13' 23.33" W   •  (Date Photographed: 13:15:24 Saturday 24 January 2015)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 28 January 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_0030
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Inside Seating
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Some cars provided inside seating. These cars were more like the enclosed freight cars of full sized railroads.


The Railroad Of the   •  Redwood Valley Railway external link external link   •  A Steam Railroad Line   •  East Bay Regional Parks   •  Tilden Park   •  Berkeley, California   •  37° 52' 49.10" N, 122° 13' 21.47" W   •  (Date Photographed: 13:15:26 Saturday 24 January 2015)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 28 January 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_0031
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The Coupling
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The coupling between the rail cars was the same as those used by full sized railroads.


The Railroad Of the   •  Redwood Valley Railway external link external link   •  A Steam Railroad Line   •  East Bay Regional Parks   •  Tilden Park   •  Berkeley, California   •  37° 52' 49.10" N, 122° 13' 21.47" W   •  (Date Photographed: 13:20:42 Saturday 24 January 2015)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 28 January 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_0041
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Rails On Wooden Ties
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The rail itself was steel track laid atop wooden ties and bedded in crushed rock.


The Railroad Of the   •  Redwood Valley Railway external link external link   •  A Steam Railroad Line   •  East Bay Regional Parks   •  Tilden Park   •  Berkeley, California   •  37° 52' 49.30" N, 122° 13' 22.04" W   •  (Date Photographed: 13:22:15 Saturday 24 January 2015)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 28 January 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_0044
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A Water Tank
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An actual water tank was used to refill the steam engines with water. A man stood by to operate the water tank.


The Railroad Of the   •  Redwood Valley Railway external link external link   •  A Steam Railroad Line   •  East Bay Regional Parks   •  Tilden Park   •  Berkeley, California   •  37° 52' 50.47" N, 122° 13' 24.07" W   •  (Date Photographed: 13:23:17 Saturday 24 January 2015)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 28 January 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_0051
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A House
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A house used to store the train cars when the railroad was closed.


The Railroad Of the   •  Redwood Valley Railway external link external link   •  A Steam Railroad Line   •  East Bay Regional Parks   •  Tilden Park   •  Berkeley, California   •  37° 52' 49.18" N, 122° 13' 37.42" W   •  (Date Photographed: 13:29:38 Saturday 24 January 2015)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 28 January 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_0093
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