Archive for the ‘USA’ Category
See today at Jamestown 1897 Railroad Park probably the only remnant of the ill-fated Yosemite Short Line, a 30″ boxcar home-built on a flat car.
Full steam for Shay #10 in the woods under Fish Camp, CA on the Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine RR.
Memories from the long gone Owens Valley Narrow Gauge, under Southern Pacific ownership.
Went over Bixby Bridge on the Highway 1. Impressive…
Where modern-era model railroading began with John Allen’s Gorre & Daphetid. Inspiring place, a great moment.
Made a short stop in Santa Cruz. Had a thrilling experience on the Giant Dipper, Santa Cruz antique wooden rollercoaster (built in 1924), and have seen the Santa Cruz & Big Trees RR stopping at the Boardwalk. Have seen also the famous “La Bahia” apartments, in a rather poor state.
A real sample that may prove useful to modelers for (heavy) weathering of a model car (seen today on the Sausalito Marina).
Saw a interesting résumé of the worldwide history of tramways/streetcars on Market Street in San Francisco today.
In San Francisco… My first glimpse to cable-cars: Mason-Powell line.