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Southern Pacific
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Last SP Steam Freight & Following Excursions, 1957-58
SP's Early Remote Control Locomotive Tests
SOUTHERN PACIFIC RAILROADERS' PAGES
One Cool Conductor!
SP Engineer / Caltrain Trainmaster Bob "911" Bongiorno
A Close Call on the Hayward Turn
Last Xmas Party at San Jose's Newhall Yard Office, 2003
The Wreck of the New Almaden Mixed
Earlier times at San Jose's Cahill depot
52 Years in the Shops [Bayshore, 1928-80]
SP Coast Engineers' 1980-82 Garden Club Banquet Photos
Donner's Unsung Heroes
Sept. 24, 1961 SP & SF Calif. Public Timetables
Fred Boland, Bayshore Shops Machinist
SP 1904 San Francisco Peninsula Suburban Timetables
SP 1912 System Timetables - 43 pages!
SP April, 1915 Northern California, W. Nevada Local TT's
Jack Keroac on 3rd & Townsend; Bluxome Alley
SP Police Academy Class of 1972
SP Coast Switchmen Roster, 1972
SP Employee Rosters Page, 1925-1978
SP Steam Blueprints rescued by Machinist Fred Boland
SP Employee Rosters Page, 1925-1978
Five more SP employee rosters
"A Swing and a Miss"
SP "Motor Car Mysteries", Part 1
SP "Motor Car Mysteries", Part 2
SP "Motor Car Mysteries", Part 3
SP 2-6-0 #1714 at Willows, CA, c1910-11; additions
c1902-03 "Uncle John's Stables" timetable
Braking in a Topsy-Turvey World
Tickets... Please!
Large 1883 map of SP/CP in California
4-6-2 #2475 runs - TO's, map, photos - yet more corrected facts
29 page PDF of Company documents from 1961, 1965, 1973
The people are the best part of railroading! revised employee pages w/new items (below)
SP / Caltrain Conductor D.L. "Don" Brown
Fifty years of service! RIP, Bob
Booze & railroading don't mix, especially when both the engineer & fireman pass out
photos of SP / UP / Caltrain people attending the affair
1902 SP/SPC head-on collision at Moulton ("where" you say?); in depth & well-illustrated
Photos of 4-10-2 on "Daylight"; 4-4-2 on "Lark"; bonus 4-4-2 at roundhouse - page bottom
Machinist Fred Boland's life; many of his photos and stories, some dating to the 1920's
Tip top seniority & pensioners of BLE Div. 161, courtesy of long time Sec/Treas Greg Welker
SR Bush photos of his early-1980's motor car ride with the Colfax section crew
It's not what it appears; printable PDF
Additional RR stories
Remember those little white Commute timetables? They once were pink.
This is a biggie - 14.8 megs-worth
Includes shortline connections
Addition to My Initiation into the Breakfast Club of Bluxome Alley
Photo & roster in SP Railroaders' Pages
Images of roster that once hung at Mission Bay Yard, from Chis Hart, sanfranciscotrains.org
Many new PDF rosters, mostly Coast Div., but some L.A., S. Joaquin, West., plus shortlines
About 120 drawings rescued by Fred from the Bayshore Shops dumpster in 1958
fixed bad links to this page
Portland District/Division 1947,59, 68, 77 courtesy Bob Melbo, & Sacramento Division 1985
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musings about Caltrain's 1982 paint scheme, Governor Medfly & B.F. Biaggini"; SP #3187 photos
SP reportedly retired all of its gas-electrics by 1945. So WHAT was Motor 03, active in 1946?
SP McKeen Motor Car goes sailing on a scow in open water - WHY?
The Elusive San Bruno "Loop" Motors - 1916-18 - obscure McKeen Cars operation never photo'd
Another photo of 1714 surfaces, at SF at about the same time + TT's & Mckeen Car ops info
Promotional folder listing Palo Alto suburban train times with a history of Stanford U.
Old war story about meeting Governor Medfly - revised for increased jocularity (and literacy)
Another old war story re-edited for better comprehension
includes stage routes and tourist resorts; 2348x3580 px.

Other Railroads
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MILW Tacoma Tideflats & Milwaukee Gulch
Amador Central Interlude
Amador Central Interlude
Cedar Rapids & Iowa City Ry (Crandic)
Clinton, Davenport & Muscatine RY
Florida East Coast Ry
Fort Dodge, Des Moines & Southern Ry
Mahoning Valley Electric Ry
Marion [Indiana] Railways
Port Angeles & Western RR
San Francisco, Vallejo & Napa Valley RR
Waltham, Mass., E.E. Butman Druggist
Waterloo, Cedar Falls & Northern RR
Nostalgic look back at my first solo railfanning... at age 4. F's, slugs, electrics & mallets.
1969 photos and a discussion of why AC would buy a 44-Tonner
photo of Baldwin #9 (near page bottom)
public TT 2-17-1950
public TT, 5-10-1933
Mayport Branch public TT, 5-6-1914
mmmmmmmmNOTE: Several score of misc. railroads
public TT, 5-6-1914
mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmtimetables & maps can be found on
public TT, 12-26-1898
mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmnWx4's Maps and Timetables page.
public TT, c1933
ETT, 7-21-1935
public TT, 8-22-1907
steam & electric TT, 1-10-1911
public rail & bus TT, 3-10-1951

Miscellaneous Claptrap
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(Rail)Roadside America - addition
it's da BOMB!
That's one big Pontiac!
The Liberty Bell Diner, the UP M-10000 in stucco
"I just don't see the art in RR design anymore…" - an old codger's lament
Why would a Ponticac dealer use UP's M-10004 as a promotional backdrop?



"...now arriving on Track Two. Please stand behind the yellow line until the train comes to a complete stop..."


They don't make movies like Silver Streak anymore... we hope.


Maybe this flick was better than Silver Streak? - don't know
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