placer sierra railroad heritage society

Railroad Days sees successful Colfax run

The 2013 Colfax Railroad Days celebration was held Oct. 5-6. Malcolm Frost, president of the Placer-Sierra Railroad Heritage Society, said the organizing committee is very happy wi ...

All aboard for this weekend's Railroad Days celebration

There will be plenty of railroad memorabilia, art and artifacts and modern train equipment to satisfy the appetites of most rail fans at this weekend’s Colfax Railroad Days, ...

Volunteers put caboose first

Renovations will resume soon on the historic Colfax Caboose. The 1920s-era caboose sits at the corner of Main and Grass Valley streets, partially covered with tarps to protect it f ...

Engines fire up for this weekend's Railroad Days

Colfax continues to observe its railroad heritage this weekend when the community celebrates Union Pacific’s 150th anniversary during the annual Colfax Railroad Days, presented b ...

Railroad Days rolls out history celebration

It won’t take too much imagination this weekend to conjure up visions of Colfax’s railroad heyday. Scheduled to arrive late Wednesday was a historic Western Pacific Railroad Mu ...