It was a great. Sonoma Valley is a valley located in southeastern Sonoma County, California, in the North Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area.Known as the birthplace of the California wine industry, the valley is home to some of the earliest vineyards and wineries in the state, some of which survived the phylloxera epidemic of the 1870s and the impact of prohibition in the early 20th century. Hotels near Sears Point Racing Experience, Hotels near (OAK) Metropolitan Oakland Intl Airport, Jacuzzi Family Vineyards: Tickets & Tours, Gundlach Bundschu Winery: Tickets & Tours, Sonoma Coast State Beach: Tickets & Tours, Sears Point Racing Experience: Tickets & Tours, Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards: Tickets & Tours, Mission San Francisco Solano: Tickets & Tours. fictitious town with a petting zoo. In 1882 werd het uitgebreid van Sonoma naar Glen Ellen door de Sonoma & Glen Ellen en in 1888 werd het uigebreid van Sears Point landing naar een spoorweg connectie bij Ignacio by Marin & Napa. While this railroad was not located in Sonoma Valley, it is part of the ancestry that lead to the development of rail lines into Sonoma Valley. Today, the "Ignacio to Glen Ellen" or "Donahue Line" is commonly known as the Northwestern Line. The 20 minute train ride was worth it as it meandered through tunnels, across rivers, and stopped at a little. 5%. 17850 Railroad Avenue Sonoma, CA 95476 ... Twitter. Robert D. Parmelee, “Sonoma Valley Railroad,” The Western Railroader, 25, no. The 1,100 sq.