180Re: [Calrailfans] Alta MP156
- Oct 21, 2002Hey 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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