Field Trips

As part of efforts to further understand the obstacles and accomplishments which make up the history of the area, we conduct field trips. Our objective is to have two per year. Here are the field trips we have recently enjoyed.

Next Field Trip

Nov. 2, 2016  Siemens Railcar Facility in South Sacramento (Members only)

Past Field Trips

  • Newcastle Area — November 2015
  • San Francisco Muni and Cable Car Systems — April 2015
  • Siemens Railcar Facility in South Sacramento — November 2013
  • Niles Canyon Railway — July 2013
  • Cold Stream Canyon & Stanford Mills — September 2012
  • Roseville Shops & Snow Equipment Tour — Spring 2012
  • Newcastle Historic Right of Way — Fall 2011
  • Siemans Facility Tour — May 25, 2011
  • Virginia & Truckee RR — July 11,2010
  • Roseville Yard Tour — June 19, 2010
  • Donner Summit — June 23, 2007
  • Blue Canon — June 24, 2006
  • Rocklin Granite Quarries and Roundhouse — May 2004
  • Colfax to Cape Horn Mills — October 2004
  • Newcastle to Colfax Field Trip — July 2003
  • Donner Summit Field Trip — October 2002