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Latest Addition: 8/13/18

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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
SP mountain 4315 takes a nosedive
1919-07-23 Portland-Tualatin Interurban Public TT
1950-04-30 SF to Stockton, Sac. Local Public TT
1939 W. A. Wagner, Coast Division fireman timebook
Commute engines used in frt. & pass. service, 9/1963
Miscellaneous SP photos
1903-08-10 System public TT
1939 W. A. Wagner, Coast Division fireman timebook
Western Div. Trainman Sam A. Bennett's 1948 time book
The Evening "Fleet" at 3rd & Townsend, 1969
The Evening "Fleet" at Visitation (Near Bayshore Yard), 1969
1963 San Joaquin Division seniority rosters
1964 Los Angles Division seniority rosters
Trackside from Eugene to the Cascades, Donner and Beyond
SP Steam locomotive rosters for 1935 and 1942
A Puzzling Day at Bayshore, revised with additional photo
Photo: Woodland, CA's SP & Cal-P depots
It's not what it sounds like; 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.
The "roundhouse corollary" of the third law of thermodynamics
Red Cars; PDF
Same style as foldable Commute public TT's; PDF
San Jose - San Francisco fireman timebook for July-Nov.; no rosters
SP PUC testimony: Train Masters stayed close to home; the GP9's on thru pass.& Permanente local
they don't fit anywhere else
a whopper: 56 TT pages in PDF form!
time entries for a San Jose / Bayshore fireman - no roster
PDF that includes trainmen rosters for Western Division's Western & Stockton Districts
color photos from a friend of Wx4
color photos from a friend of Wx4; also includes photos of Train #139 at San Carlos, early 1970's
train, engine & yard service, courtesy of Charlie Wherry
engineers, firemen & hostlers, courtesy of Charlie Wherry ( fireman #165, page 5)
photos from a friend of Wx4's April 1969 road trip; see also his "Evening Fleet" listings above
Rosters by individual locomotive created for "Safety Valve Application" charts.
Revised text with new photo of the infamous puzzle switch with #99 whizzing by.
1980 photo showing the town's 1877-78 and 1911 depots in one frame: see page bottom

As of 8-11-16, we now have roughly 2000 PDF's online, courtesy of Messrs. Tim Zukas, "Englewood", Sheldon Perry, Jon Habegger, Dean Ogle, Mike Yoakum, Ed Von Nordeck and Frank Scheer. This includes Wx4 own contributions of more than 150 public timetable and map PDF's / JPEG's. More shall arrive periodically.

Collection of Tim Zukas - Mainly Western, Southwestern and Plains States employee
mmmmmmtimetables - also Union Pacific Track Charts / Profiles - about 400 items, total
mmmmmmof 7-28-18

Collection of "Englewood - Mainly Chicago and Midwestern States:
mmmmmm80 items as of 8-11-18

Collection of Sheldon Perry - Mainly Western, Northwestern and Southwestern States:
mmmmmmnearly 600 total ETT's /SI's /SR's as of 7-30-18

Collection of Jon Habegger - ETT's, PTT''s, track charts, stations lists for railroads
mmmmmmserving Chicago + newly expanded RPO Routes section courtesy of The Railway
mmmmmmMail Service Library, Curator Frank Scheer; more than 500 items as of 6-1-18m

Employee Timetables from the Dean Ogle Collection - PDF's (with
mmmmmmoptical character recognition) of UP, GN and other employee timetables. 135 items
mmmmmmas of 8-11-18mmmmm

Collection of Wx4 - SP, timetables and you-name-it domestic / foreign
mmmmmmrailroad paper - many shortlines and interurbans: This page
mmmmmmnow includes Mexican timetables from Ed Von Nordeck & Todd Minsk.
mmmmmmMaybe 150 total as of 7-30-18


New 7-16-18,: 40 more SP steam loco appliance drawings rescued by Fred Boland, including a 1935 roster


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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
Dardanelle & Russelville RR
8 shortline RR; 3 Rock Island; 1 GN - public & ETT's
6 interurban & shortline public timetables
Phila. & Reading, Lebanon Div./Gettysburg & Harrisburg
Camas Prarie 1969 ETT & SP&S 1936 Astoria Br. PTT
Belfast & Mooshead Lake1944 bus & train PTT
CRI&P 1914 sytem public timetable
Six public interurban timetables
WP #94 4-6-0 at West San Jose for 1956 NMRA meet
Santa Fe SoCal seniority rosters; new photos
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
public TT, 5-6-1914
public TT, 12-26-1898

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
Updates and additions
part of Wx4's own ongoing project
JPEGs
public timetable PDF
and Portland Electric 1935 ETT & 1956 public TT; and
Northern Pacific 1940 Tacoma Div. ETT; PDF's
PDF
35 pgs., inclu. maps of Chicago depots & RI system (latter also available as a 4600 pixel-wide JPEG)
C&LE, OPS, International Ry, JW&W, Potomic Ed., C, S Ry. & Lt.
color photo of loco along with ex Beebe/Clegg private car "Gold Coast"
T&E& switchmen rosters courtesy Charlie Wherry; several new California area photos, including pre-WW1

Miscellaneous Claptrap
11-2014
01-2017
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12-20-17
(Rail)Roadside America - addition
it's da BOMB!
That's one big Pontiac!
Would you like fries with that [train] order?
The Romance of the Rails
(Rail)Roadside America - addition (at page bottom)
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?
Had SP been a kinder & gentler railroad, we might have seen this.
Romance on the rails ain't what it used to be.
James' Java Train, Junction City, OR: A study in minimalist decoration



"...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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