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xxxOrder of page images: 118-120, 122-125, 121, 127-130, 198, 131-132, 136, 144, 150, 166, 171
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1978-152-3-118

date: ca.1945

location: Flood Park, Gilroy

photographer:

print: 4.25" x 5" landscape b&w

obverse data:

reverse data:
"J. J. Ford for Ch. Div. 161"

comments:
Division 161 was the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers union local for the Coast Division.

Three engineers / pensioners having discussion


1978-152-3-119

date: 1946

location: Big Trees, Felton

photographer:

print: 4.25" x 5.25" landscape b&w

obverse data:
"1946"

reverse data:
"Big Trees"

comments:

Large group of engineers and families around picnic tables


1978-152-3-120

date: 1946

location: Big Trees, Felton

photographer:

print: 4.25" x 5.25" landscape b&w

obverse data:
"1946"

reverse data:


comments:

W. J. Baumeister and two other engineers on podium


1978-152-3-122

date: 1946

location: Big Trees, Felton

photographer:

print: 7" x 9" landscape b&w

obverse data:
"Engineers Annual Picnic 1946"

identifications on obverse (L to R):

"
Top row - Moffet, Bohrmeister, Simpson, Shaw, Davis, Fifield, Bullard, Speaker, Berlin, Lang, Dutcher, Farley"

"First [bottom] row R. Johnson, Van De Water [Vanderwater], Webster; Ryan, Williams, T. Thompson, Corbin, Balentine, Lovejoy, Tenney, Hamlen [Hamlin], Baumeister"

"Second row: Cassidy, Elder, Bell, Cron, Rubottom, Page, F. Allen[?], Clouette,
Hecox, Phillips, Bishop, Reynolds, Merill [Merrill], Soderer, Honn, Courtermarsh"

reverse data:


comments:

Large group of pensioners with identifications


1978-152-3-123

date: 1946

location:

photographer:

print: 8' x 10" landscape b&w

obverse data:
"1946 Dinner"

reverse data:


comments:

Group of engineers and wives at formal dinner


1978-152-3-124

date: 4-30-47

location: Cleveland, OH

photographer:

print: 7.5" x 9.5" landscape b&w, cardboard mount

obverse data:
" B. of L. E. - Southern Pacific R. R. Delegation to the 10th Triennial Convention Cleveland, Ohio April 30, 1947"

reverse data:


comments:

SP Delegation to Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers Convention


1978-152-3-125

date: 1947

location: Big Trees, Felton

photographer:

print: 8" x 10" landscape b&w

obverse data:
"1947"

reverse data:


comments:
see #121, below

Large group of pensioners


1978-152-3-121

date: 1947

location: Big Trees, Felton

photographer:

print: 8" x 10" landscape b&w

obverse data:
"42 picas"

reverse data:
"Big Trees"
"To
W. J. Baumeister
448 - 27th Ave.
San Francisco, California"
"Oct L. E. [Locomotive Engineers] Journal"

comments:
same group as #125, above, but with additional people

Larger group of pensioners


1978-152-3-127

date: 1948

location: Big Trees, Felton

photographer:

print:8" x 10" landscape b&w

obverse data:
"1948"

reverse data:


comments:

Engineers and wives - kitchen help


1978-152-3-128

date: 1948

location: Big Trees, Felton

photographer:

print: 5.75" x 10" landscape b&w, cropped

obverse data:
"1948"

"1st row: Maddux, Lawrence, Stine, Wilson, Tenney, Soderer, Cron, Williams, Hollings, [illegible], McGough
2nd row: [illegible], [illegible], Lynch, Fifield, Van De Water [Vanderwater], Bullard, Shaw, Honn, Mason, Bittick, Bishop, Lang
3rd row: Hamlin, Berlin, Phillips, Moore, Corbin, Cassidy, Dutcher, Simpson, Leeper, Elder, Burbank, Baumeister, Johnson

reverse data:


comments:
Enhanced copy of identifications HERE.

Group of pensioners with identifications


1978-152-3-129

date: 1948

location: Big Trees, Felton

photographer:

print: print: 5.75" x 10" landscape b&w, uncropped duplicate of #128

obverse data:
1948"

reverse data:


comments:

Group of pensioners (duplicate print)


1978-152-3-130

date: 1950 or 7-11-49

location: Big Trees, Felton

photographer:

print: 5" x 6.5" landscape b&w full image version of #198, below

obverse data:
"1949"

reverse data:


comments:
Obverse of this photo shows 1949 (which would be 7-11-49), while reverse of #198 below says 1950.

Marry Maddux and Engr A. J. Hancock wait on Engr. C. T. Mathews and wife


1978-152-3-198

date: 1950 or 7-11-49

location: Big Trees, Felton

photographer:

print: 5" x 4" landscape b&w cropped duplicate of #130, above

obverse data:
"Chas Mathews, Marry Maddux, Mrs. Mathews, Hancock"

reverse data:
"Pensioners Picnic 1950"

comments:

Marry Maddux, Engr A. J. Hancock wait on Engr. C. T. Mathews and wife (duplicate print)


1978-152-3-131

date: 7-11-49

location: Big Trees, Felton

photographer:

print:

obverse data:
"1949"

reverse data:


comments:
L to R: 1) R. P. Summers? 2) W. J. Baumeister

Kitchen hijinx


1978-152-3-132

date: 7-11-49

location: Big Trees, Felton

photographer:

print: 4.75" x 10" cropped landscape b&w

obverse data:"1949"

reverse data:
"On Picnic July 11"
"Ret ad on envelope
A. M. Fisk
1335 Singletary Ave.
San Jose, California"

comments:

Large group of engineers and pensioners


1978-152-3-136

date: ca.1950

location: Big Trees, Felton

photographer:

print: 4" x 5" landscape b&w

obverse data:

reverse data:
"Hancock Self"
"Mink - 1 Same Size"

comments:
Man to left of child on table: Billy Jones
Man to right of child on table: W. J. Baumeister

Raffle at Big Trees


1978-152-3-144

date: ca.1950's

location: Billy Jones Ranch, Los Gatos?

photographer:

print: 4" x 5" landscape b&w

obverse data:

reverse data:


comments:

Two unknown engineers cooking at barbeque


1978-152-3-150

date: ca.1950?

location: Big Treees, Felton

photographer:

print: 4" x 5" portrait b&w

obverse data:

reverse data:
"Herman Altmeyer Engr."

comments:
Additional photos of Herman Altmeyer, courtesy of the late Frank Maffei, plus biographical data

Engineer H.W. Altmeyer cooking at Big Trees barbeque


1978-152-3-166

date: post 1957

location:

photographer:

print: 4.25" landscape post 1957 type Polaroid b&w

obverse data:
"W. M. Fisk, C. Bradley"

reverse data:


comments:

Engineer W. M. Fisk and C. Bradley at barbeque


1978-152-3-171

date: ca.1950's

location: Big Trees, Felton

photographer:

print: 8" x 10" landscape b&w

obverse data:
"Frank Bacher, Bob Umbertis, Jim Farrell"

reverse data:


comments:

Engineers F. Bacher, R. N. Umbertis and J. M Farrell at barbeque