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Site Updates - 2015.

12/3/2015

New Sections.

Stockton & Ione Railroad.
By Andrew Brandon.

Updated.

Colusa & Lake Railroad.
By Andrew Brandon.

New Files.

Stockton & Ione Boxcars / Flatcars. PDF icon 340 KB
By Don Ball.

Church's Improved Alabastine. PDF icon 1.1 MB
Published by The Alabastine Company, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Digitized by PacificNG.

Baldwin Locomotive Works Paint Style Index. PDF icon 100 KB
The Baldwin style system is broken down into numbered cards with painted references to what a shop painter should apply to specific parts of the locomotive. This index outlines which card numbers make up each paint style. Transcribed by Andrew Brandon from the original Baldwin records at Stanford University.

CARC Case 220: Request to withdraw from absorption of shipping charges. PDF icon 6.3MB
Railroad Commission of California, November 9, 1911. From California State Archives.

10/01/2015

New Sections.

Eureka Mill Railroad.
By Cliff Jennings.

Iron Mountain Railway.
By Greg Maxwell.

New Files.

Masury's Liquid Paints 1877. PDF icon 6.8 MB
From: The Library Of Congress. Digitized By PacificNG.

Iron Mountain Railway - Equipment Roster. PDF icon 45 KB
Compiled by Greg Maxwell.

08/31/2015

New Feature

A document (PDF/ODF) viewer based on open source code from Mozilla has been added to the site. Files hosted on our server will now open with a new viewer window.

New Sections.

The Los Angeles Municipal Cement Mill.
By Randy Hees.

Monolith Portland Cement Company.
By Randy Hees.

Italian Vineyard Company Railroad.
By Randy Hees.

New Map.

Monolith Portland Cement Company circa 1966, for Google Earth.
By Andrew Brandon.

Oahu Railway & Land Company for Google Earth.
By Andrew Brandon.

New Paint Reference.

Illustration: South Pacific Coast - Coach #42 circa 1904. by Andrew Brandon PDF 0.97 MB
Drawn to Southern Pacific Common Standards, using paint samples taken from Coach #39 by Randy Hees, Dimensional Data from Mike Collins and Bruce MacGregor.

File Updates.

South Pacific Coast Track Status Timeline by John Hall. PDF icon 32.1 KB
A timeline of track life, including: construction, service dates and guage changes.

Mohave & Milltown Equipment Roster. Compiled by Randy Hees.

07/30/2015

New Sections.

Pajaro Valley Consolidated.
By John Hall.

Nevada Short Line Railway.
By Greg Maxwell.

Mammoth Copper Company - Quartz Hill Railroad.
By Greg Maxwell.

Calico Railroad.
By Randy Hees.

Seattle Coal & Transportation Co.
By Randy Hees.

U.S. Potash Railroad.

New Map.

Pajaro Valley Consolidated.
By John Hall.

Map Updates.

Nevada County Narrow Gauge.
By Andrew Brandon.
Updated to include field research by John Barnhill.

Bodie & Benton Railway.
By Craig Hoefer.

06/17/2015

New Sections.

Santa Cruz & Felton Railroad.
By John Hall.

Lake Tahoe Narrow Gauge Railroad - Carson & Tahoe, Lumber & Fluming Co.
By Randy Hees.

El Dorado Lime & Mineral Company.
By John Barnhill and Andrew Brandon.

New Map.

Santa Cruz & Felton Railroad.
By John Hall.

04/26/2015

New Sections.

Mount Diablo & San Jose Railroad by Patrick McSweeney and Howie Zatt.

D. H. McEwen Lumber Company.

L.A. County Fairplex Monorail.

03/29/2015

New Sections.

Sierra Nevada Wood & Lumber Company (Crystal Bay) by Daniel Gollery.

02/28/2015

New Sections.

Santa Cruz Railroad by John Hall.

Dolly Varden Mines Railway by Walter Reid.

Data Columns.

Diamond & Caldor Railway.

Manuscripts.

Response to California Public Utilities Commission (Case No. 117). 0.34MB
Response to question about transshipment rates on less than carload freight.
Now available for download on the Colusa & Lake Railroad page.

02/08/2015

New Sections.

John Harford's Railroad by Randy Hees.

Sumpter Valley Railway by Andrew Brandon.

Manuscripts.

Virginia & Truckee Railroad Tonnage Blotter Journal, 1881; pages 26-32 2.6MB is available for download on the Carson and Colorado Railroad and Bodie and Benton pages.
Courtesy: Special Collections, University of Nevada, Reno Libraries.
These final pages of this ledger contain blacksmith shop time records for the Carson and Colorado Railroad, and Bodie & Benton for hardware components.

Virginia & Truckee Railroad, Correspondence on sale of locomotive to Towle Brothers Lumber Company, 1902. 0.44MB is available for download on the Towle Brothers Lumber Co. page.
Courtesy: Special Collections, University of Nevada, Reno Libraries.

Paint Reference.

Carson & Colorado Flat #102 ca. 1883 by Andrew Brandon is available on the Carson and Colorado Railroad page. This illustration is drawn as a paint guide for Detroit Car Works built 22' flat cars on the Carson & Colorado. Paint sample taken from the remains of Carson & Colorado Boxcar/Reefer #344.

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