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Slim Princess #18 Returns

About 200 people came out to celebrate the return of the Slim Princess Locomotive #18 to the Eastern California Museum in Independence. Visitors from throughout the region and all across Inyo County enjoyed the day-long Welcome Home Party for #18 on Nov. 2. The day started early when the all-volunteer crew from the non-profit Carson […]

 
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The Slim Princess Southern Pacific Locomotive #18 steams out of the Durango, Colo., train station on Aug. 23 pulling three passenger cars on the 45 mile trip to Silverton, Colo. The locomotive, whose home is at the Eastern California Museum, in Independence, has been on loan to the Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad this summer. The locomotive made two runs to Silverton, which accommodated a total of more than 150 supporters and volunteers who spearheaded the multi-year effort by the non-profit Carson & Colorado Railroad Company to restore the locomotive/All photos courtesy of Eastern California Museum

Welcome Home Slim Princess #18

  Community Calendar Announcement The Carson & Colorado Rail Way invites everyone to a Welcome Home Party for the Slim Princess narrow gauge, steam Locomotive #18 on Saturday, Nov. 2 at the Eastern California Museum in Independence. The Slim Princess will be steamed up and rides will be offered starting at 11 a.m. for a $20 donation. At […]

 
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