Marty Quaas' Photos of
Copyright 2009 by James E. Lancaster, Ph.D.
created February 6, 2009
All photos are by Marty Quaas and are Copyright 2009. They may not be used for any purpose without the permission of the photographer.
The photo above shows the A Yard tower on the east side of the Mt. Vernon Bridge. Just above the roof of the tower is Santa Fe 4-8-4 No. 3751 on static display.
The photo above shows the transfer crane. The gray building to the right is the A Yard Office. Behind the crane is a Jordan spreader.
In the photo above, SP 4-10-2 No. 5021 is visible in front of the oil tanks on the north side of the A Yard. The locomotive is now on display at the Los Angeles County Fairgrounds in Pomona.
The large, reddish structure, above, is the sand tower.
The sequence of four photos, below, show an eastbound Streamliner, probably the City of St. Louis, arriving San Bernardino in December 1963. A trainman stands at attention at a chair car vestibule while mail and express are loaded at the head end.
Four photos, December 1963.
The photo below shows the eastbound, all sleeping car section of the City of Los Angeles-City of St. Louis coming into San Bernardino off the "short way" behind four E-units. The green flags indicate the Challenger coach section is following. There was a nationwide airline strike between July 8 and August 19, 1966. For a little over a month it was like old times for U.S. passenger trains.
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