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PacificNG in Washington D.C.. Mon, 30 Mar 2015
Randy and I are over in Washington D.C. this week in search of information at the National Archives, Smithsonian and the Post Office archives. Among the items we’ve seen are countless trade catalogs relating to locomotives, industrial railroad equipment and details down to car springs. It will take some time to process this material, for […] Read More...
Mount Diablo & San Jose Railroad by Patrick McSweeney and Howie Zatt.