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A touch of the North Pole will visit Niles on Friday, when the Niles Canyon Railway will kick off the Christmas season by starting its monthlong "Train of Lights" rides. The festivities start at 4:30 p.m., as trains covered with holiday lights and
The world may never know, because there are way too many bulbs to count in the abundant festive light displays scheduled to brighten the Bay Area and beyond this holiday season. From simple flickers of candles to LED extravaganzas that can probably
once the brightest star in the Bay Area's most accomplished silent film studio -- will be honored this weekend at an annual festival in the Niles district...Saturday and Sunday, will feature movies, art exhibits and carnival games on the same streets
Jamestown's Sierra Railway has been in continuous operation for over 100 years. In the beginning it supplied the mines and hauled lumber, construction materials, and passengers. Today it takes visitors on a short foothill journeys back in time.
Font Resize There's a real treat in store for railroad buffs next weekend in Santa Clara as the South Bay Historical Railroad Society holds its Model Train Show and Open House on April 6 and 7. The show takes place at the historic Santa Clara Depot
Don't expect Half Dome or Yosemite Falls, but after the autumn and winter rains, Little Yosemite in the Sunol Regional Wilderness becomes an exciting gorge on Alameda Creek, filled with climbable boulders and tumbling waterfalls. An under-3-mile loop
Now a historic district in Fremont, it features train and silent film museums, collectible, vintage and antique shops, a tearoom and restaurants...Niles Depot Museum , Niles Town Plaza and the Niles Canyon Railway depot 37592 Niles Blvd.: Ride a
12/06/2012 01:46:31 PM PST The Christmas Train in Yolo County (see related story) is one of a number of holiday rail trips available in Northern California...Santa Cruz Holiday Lights Train The Roaring Camp Railroad runs three trips a night on Dec.
Font Resize Columnist Trains are to Christmas what chocolate bunnies are to Easter. They're a symbol of a simpler time -- when we looked at the holidays with childlike wonder. But not since "The Polar Express" hit the theaters has there been such
Holiday event in Niles One of the best places to go antiquing anywhere in the Bay Area is Niles, a district of Fremont. The town was a center for producing silent movies in the first part of the last century, but nowadays it is home to a slew of