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180Re: [Calrailfans] Alta MP156

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  • Harry Marnell
    Oct 21, 2002
      Hey Roger -

      Good timing. I'm headin' up to Grass Valley & Colfax tomorrow. Where in Alta
      is this place...in town or along the freeway frontage?


      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "roger" <rogerburdick@...>
      To: "Calrailfans" <Calrailfans@yahoogroups.com>; "rail fan group"
      Sent: Monday, October 21, 2002 16:55
      Subject: [Calrailfans] Alta MP156

      > For anyone interested, in the town of Alta, MP 156 on the Roseville sub,
      > there is a small restaurant called the Mountain Home Cafe. They have old
      > photos of the Central Pacific, Southern Pacific and the Nevada
      > City/Colfax narrow guage steam engines. If you take the table
      > immediately to your right when you walk in, you can see the tracks. If
      > the weather is nice you can eat outdoors and see the tracks too.
      > Hopefully, soon, I will own a house in that town with a great view of
      > the tracks.
      > I have no monetary interest in the Mountain Home cafe, I've just eaten
      > there a few times and saw the pics.
      > They also have some old RR relics and a milepost marker from the days
      > before UP renumbered the MP's, at least that's what I understand.
      > Upcoming Calrailfans Gatherings/Events:
      > November 2, 2002 - Santa Clara 1005 Railroad Ave.
      > November 9-10, 2002 International Railfair, Roseville CA.
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