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C&C Leave Barn: In July 2017, the Slim Princess made her inaugural run out of the Larry Peckham Engine House at the Eastern California Museum. Eastern California Museum photo.

‘Slim Princess’ steaming up this Friday

Press release Enjoy A Day With The Slim Princess At The Eastern California Museum The Carson & Colorado Rail Way invites everyone to enjoy a day with the Slim Princess Locomotive #18 on Friday, Oct. 5 at the Eastern California Museum in Independence. The all-volunteer crew from CCRW will be firing up the historic, narrow […]

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 Dave Mull, of Lone Pine, gets ready to drive the ceremonial spiked during the July 3 dedication  of the Larry Peckham Memorial Engine House on the grounds of the Eastern California Museum in Independence, the new permanent home of the fully restored Union Pacific Engine 18, The Slim Princess. The fully restored, operational narrow gauge steam locomotive, in the background, ran down the track to the cheers and applause of several hundred spectators. Photos by Jon Klusmire.

Slim Princess gets her new permanent home

Press release Several hundred people gathered on the grounds of the Eastern California Museum Monday, July 3, for the dedication  of the Larry Peckham Memorial Engine House, the new permanent home of the fully restored Union Pacific Engine 18, The Slim Princess. The narrow gauge steam locomotive was steamed up and rolled out of the […]

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Dave Mull tells the tale of Slim Princess Engine 18

On Monday, July 3, the Carson and Colorado Railway and the Eastern California Museum will host the Slim Princess Engine 18 Silver Spike Celebration. The day-long event will celebrate the recent relocation of the Southern Pacific Narrow Gauge Locomotive #18, the Slim Princess, to the museum grounds. The locomotive will be steamed up and run […]

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Carson & Colorado Railway gets help chugging along

By David Woodruff This past Saturday October 17 the Carson & Colorado Railway held their 5th annual BBQ-fundraiser at the American Legion Hall in Independence.  The event was huge success with a standing room only crowd of over 140 turning out to show their support and to enjoy a delicious tri tip dinner cooked “trash […]

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