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This truss rod 40 ton wooden boxcar is typical of the equipment the Sierra built or bought at the turn of the century. MIX, LaBelle, and Central Valley have similar cars in HO scale. Walthers has decals.

The first two Baldwin S-1 2 diesels nudged out the Sierra 's steam locomo tives as the railroad's prime power in 1 955. Number 44 was 'purchased in 1 96 6 and is identical t o the other two. The current Sierra diesels and cabooses are painted in DuPont Dulex Fleet Yellow No. 93-1 3 79 and Red No. 20726A. The steam locomotives are used only for fan trips and movies.
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