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2017 Pumpkin Trains
Greg Elems & Paul Finnegan



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2017 Pumpkin Trains gallery.



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Links to photographs in slide show:

Image number 1 -- Museum Entrance. - Photo by Paul Finnegan
Image number 2 -- Pumpkins Ready for the Patch. - Photo by Paul Finnegan
Image number 3 -- Inside the Museum. - Photo by Paul Finnegan
Image number 4 -- Setting up the Food Sales. - Photo by Paul Finnegan
Image number 5 -- Almost Ready. - Photo by Paul Finnegan
Image number 6 -- Food Table Ready. - Photo by Paul Finnegan
Image number 7 -- Volunteer Fire Department Setting up the Cotton Candy Maker. - Photo by Greg Elems
Image number 8 -- Cotton Candy for Sale. - Photo by Paul Finnegan
Image number 9 -- Loren Ross Moving the Pumpkins to the Patch. - Photo by Paul Finnegan
Image number 10 -- Eugene Vicknair Driving Back from the Pumpkin Patch before the Board Meeting. - Photo by Greg Elems
Image number 11 -- KC Dunn and Ethan Doty Heading Out to the Pumpkin Patch. - Photo by Greg Elems
Image number 12 -- Skeleton in a Box. - Photo by Paul Finnegan
Image number 13 -- Ghosts and Ghouls were Everywhere! - Photo by Paul Finnegan
Image number 14 -- Unhappy Pumpkins in the Baggage Cart. - Photo by Paul Finnegan
Image number 15 -- Even the Fire Truck was Haunted. - Photo by Paul Finnegan
Image number 16 -- Ghoul by the Museum Store. - Photo by Paul Finnegan
Image number 17 -- KC Dunn is Ready to Serve Visitors in the Museum Store. - Photo by Paul Finnegan
Image number 18 -- The Face Painting was Very Popular With the Young Ones. - Photo by Paul Finnegan
Image number 19 -- Haunted Railcar. - Photo by Paul Finnegan
Image number 20 -- This Way to the Haunted Railcar. - Photo by Paul Finnegan
Image number 21 -- Ready for An Autopsy? - Photo by Paul Finnegan
Image number 22 -- Your Table Will be Ready in a Minute. - Photo by Paul Finnegan
Image number 23 -- Autopsy Anyone? - Photo by Paul Finnegan
Image number 24 -- Inside the Haunted Railcar. - Photo by Paul Finnegan
Image number 25 -- Open Bar. - Photo by Paul Finnegan
Image number 26 -- Waiting Just for You. - Photo by Paul Finnegan
Image number 27 -- Waiting to Serve You. - Photo by Paul Finnegan
Image number 28 -- The Pumpkin Patch Waiting for the First Trainload Of Pumpkin Hunters. - Photo by Greg Elems
Image number 29 -- Pumpkin Patch is Ready. - Photo by Paul Finnegan
Image number 30 -- Witch in the Pumpkin Patch. - Photo by Paul Finnegan
Image number 31 -- WP 707 at Milward Switch With the First Trainload Of Pumpkin Hunters. - Photo by Greg Elems
Image number 32 -- Unloading the First Trains Passengers for the Pumpkin Hunt. - Photo by Greg Elems
Image number 33 -- Bil Jackson Standing in the Doorway Of the Baggage Car Waiting to Help the Passengers Load Their Pumpkins Up. - Photo by Greg Elems
Image number 34 -- Engineer Matthew Elems in the Cab Of WP 707 Waiting to Return to the Loading Platform With a Load Of Happy Passengers and Their Pumpkins. - Photo by Greg Elems
Image number 35 -- Loren Ross Protecting the Shove Back from the Pumpkin Patch. - Photo by Greg Elems
Image number 36 -- Fred Elenbaas Waiting for the First Loading for the First Night Run Of the Pumpkin Express. - Photo by Greg Elems
Image number 37 -- SP 2873 Sitting Out at the Pumpkin Patch Waiting for a Load Of Passengers to Pick Out Their Pumpkins. - Photo by Greg Elems
Image number 38 -- Bil Jackson in the Baggage Car Waving to the Photographer and Curious Riders Checking Out Who Hes Talking Too. - Photo by Greg Elems
Image number 39 -- Caboose Riders. - Photo by Greg Elems
Image number 40 -- Portola's Volunteer Fire Departments Haunted Passenger Car was Popular After Dark. - Photo by Greg Elems
Image number 41 -- WP 805 a Lit up by the Backup Light on the MP Caboose Heading Back to the Loading Platform. - Photo by Greg Elems
Image number 42 -- Pumpkin Patch at Night. - Photo by Paul Finnegan
Image number 43 -- Ali Barbato and Ethan Doty Manning the Pumpkin Sale Table. - Photo by Paul Finnegan
Image number 44 -- Pumpkin Patch Second Weekend
Image number 45 -- This was after the first run to the Pumpkin Patch on the second Saturday, people waiting to board the train for their ride to the Pumpkin patch. - Photo by Greg Elems
Image number 46 -- Steve Habeck on the SN caboose waiting for the new passengers to start boarding. - Photo by Greg Elems
Image number 47 -- The weather pretty much cooperated, but we had some clouds to cool things down for the second run. - Photo by Greg Elems
Image number 48 -- The pumpkin patch with an early crowd searching for the perfect pumpkin. - Photo by Greg Elems
Image number 49 -- Bart Hansen at the pumpkin patch in costume. - Photo by Greg Elems
Image number 50 -- Ali Doty at the pumpkin patch keeping things in order and ready to weigh the pumpkins. - Photo by Greg Elems
Image number 51 -- Another train load of pumpkin hunters. - Photo by Greg Elems
Image number 52 -- Our night train waiting for the passengers to start loading up for the first run out to the pumpkin patch - Photo by Greg Elems
Image number 53 -- One of the Portola Fire department volunteers who helped make a few of the night runs a bit more scary. - Photo by Greg Elems
Image number 54 -- The baggage car was a popular place to ride and watch for ghosts on the night run. - Photo by Greg Elems
Image number 55 -- Charlie Spikes waiting to help load the pumpkins into the baggage car. - Photo by Greg Elems
Image number 56 -- The baggage car was a popular place to ride and watch for ghosts on the night runs. - Photo by Greg Elems
Image number 57 -- The Las Plumas 4H sold chili, hotdogs, corn bread and other baked goodies, seen here getting ready for Saturday's night run. - Photo by Greg Elems
Image number 58 -- WP 805 lit by the caboose of the night express on the last run back to the loading platform from the pumpkin patch. - Photo by Greg Elems
Image number 59 -- Sunday's first load of passengers selecting their pumpkins. - Photo by Greg Elems
Image number 60 -- More pumpkin hunters finding that perfect pumpkin. - Photo by Greg Elems


Page last updated:  Tue Oct 24 07:33:11 PDT 2017