Quincy Railroad (California)
QRR #2 in 2005.
|Locale||Quincy and Susanville, California|
|Dates of operation||November 9, 1917–present|
|Track gauge||4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge|
The Quincy Railroad (reporting mark QRR) is a 3.27-mile terminal railroad located at Quincy, California. The QRR interchanges with the Union Pacific (former Western Pacific) at Quincy Junction in Plumas County, California, United States.
The railroad handles over 1,000 cars per year of outbound lumber and forest products. The QRR is owned by Sierra Pacific Industries.
The QRR has two locomotives:
Three Quincy locomotives, QRR 4, an ALCO S-1, QRR 3, a GE 44-ton switcher, and QRR 1100, an EMD TR6A, are now located at the nearby Western Pacific Railroad Museum. QRR 2, an ALCO 2-6-2T, is currently at the Niles Canyon Railway.
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