Key System Scrapbook
Key System electric transit in the East Bay area from the beginning to the end of WWII. Also the Richmond Shipyard Railway to the Kaiser Richmond Shipyard.
California Railroad &
The mission of the California Trolley and Railroad Corporation
(CTRC) is to restore, preserve and interpret railroad equipment
as it was used to serve the people in Santa Clara Valley, California.
California State Railroad
A two-hour drive to Sacramento is not too far for most railroad
buffs to travel to see this tribute to the transcontinental railroad
which had its terminus here.
Golden State Model Railroad Museum
They have these huge dioramas within which the trains run. Located at 900-A Dornan Drive, Point Richmond, California, close to the east end of the San Rafael bridge (I-580) in the northeast corner of the San Francisco Bay area.
Niles Canyon Railway
An operating historic railroad museum on the last link and LAST
SPIKE of the Original Trancontinental Railway, takes you back
in time aboard the railways of the past.
Niles Depot Historical
Site to hang out at if you are a local "railfan." Model
railroad group meets in the old depot's basement, and there's
a museum on the main floor.
Probably the most significant event to occur in the history of
Western Pacific subsequent to 1953 was the location of the Ford
Assembly Plant on company property at Milpitas, California on
the San Jose Branch.
Zephyrettes - A History
Good morning, this is your Zephyrette Jean Williams. On behalf
of the Western Pacific, Rio Grande and Burlington railroads,
I welcome you aboard the California Zephyr." With those
words, first spoken in Oakland, California on board the first
eastbound #18 on March 20, 1949, a grand tradition was born.
From the California Zephyr