A Chance Encounter

On one of my visits to McCloud (which I can unfortunately number on one hand.) I was standing around the station waiting for an excursion to arrive when I heard a whistle.  It wasn’t a horn…but a whistle, the kind a steam engine makes. I had to go find out what it was! Apparently the MCRY had arranged for a photographer to come by that day and take some PR shots of #25 dragging so MR Box cars along the north Leg of the McCloud Yard wye. Now anyone who might now the yard layout knows that track is nearly a half mile from the station so I was busting a gut all the way trying to get there in time to take a picture and stopping (as a got close to snap what I could, here is the result.

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