Monday, June 13, 2011

Choo-Choo!

The place is full of old engines, all beautifully restored and SHINY!
The Sacramento Railroad Museum is an amazing place.  They have trains from very tiny to one of the biggest steam driven engines made. 
There is one big engine....
after another big engine......

after another!
In addition to engines which pulled the train, there are the cars.  Freight hauler, refrigerated cars, sleepers, dining cars, and even a private cars which belonged to very wealthy people.
The china setting used by the Atchison Topeka and the Santa Fe.

Labels from the fruit shippers who first used the refrigerated cars.  The refrigeration was by large blocks of ice.

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