Restoration and Travels in the 1990s from the collection of Richard May



Taken at Brook Rother's shop in Georgetown, CA, this photograph shows work being done on Number Five's tender trucks. The rebuilding of the journal boxes and the new tires are evident.


The locomotive itself is shown here during restoration. In preparation for Railfair 99, a boiler ultrasound and Form 4 were completed.


Now at Railfair 99 in Sacramento, CA, Number Five can be seen on the dual gauge turntable with former Southern Pacific Daylight #4449 in the background.


Also taken at Railfair 99, this image shows Number Five wearing a pair of former Denver and Rio Grande Western classification lamps.


Memorial Day weekend, 2000 saw Number Five operate at the Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont, CA.


Number Five is pictured here aside a Confederate camp put up by Civil War reenactors at Ardenwood.


This photograph of Number Five at Ardenwood was taken by Russ Reinberg, editor and publisher of Finescale Railroader magazine.


Number Five is seen here on the turntable at the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City, Nevada in July of 2000.


In front of the roundhouse in Carson City, Nevada, Number Five is joined by the former Virginia & Truckee #22, the Inyo and former Eureka & Palisades #4, the Eureka, both built by Baldwin in 1875.

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