Sierra Speaker Series: How Southern Pacific Cab Forward Locomotives Were Invented for Donner Pass

Sierra State Parks Foundation, Sierra Speaker Series: How Southern Pacific Cab Forward Locomotives were invented for Donner Pass
Event Description: 

Have you seen the cab-forward locomotive at the California State Railroad Museum?  Did you know that these big locomotives were designed specifically to cope with Donner Summit’s tunnels? Come find out why the old Southern Pacific wanted the big locomotives, what the problems were with these locomotives, how the railroad solved those problems, and why we don’t see steam engines anymore.

Pre-registration required
When is the Event?: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022 - 5:00 pm

Where is the event?

Sierra State Parks Foundation (See address and directions on the rightbelow)