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Railroad Track In Fremont California Near Historic Niles District In California . 7d12676
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Railroad Track In Fremont California Near Historic Niles District in California . 7D12676
Niles was the home of one of the first West Coast motion picture companies, Essanay Studios. Charlie Chaplin and Broncho Billy Anderson filmed some of their most famous silent movies in Niles.
Niles, California is also home to The Niles Canyon Railway which operates along a portion of the First Transcontinental Railroad constructed in the 1860s. The rail line through Niles Canyon was amongst the earliest to be built in California and provided the first rail connection between San Francisco Bay and the rest of the nation.
March 5th, 2012
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