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wheelwell.jpg
wheelwell2806 viewsThis is a view of what is being called the concrete bunker. According to the maps, this was the upper portion of a cable tram which traversed down to about the middle of where Hwy 13 is now. On the right side was a conveyor tram which went down to over Hw5 comments09/09/13 at 21:46Guest_Erich Hayner: Amusingly enough, while researching the general ar...
26thSt_spanwire.jpg
26thSt_spanwire3762 viewsRemnants of the past in West Oakland.1 comments06/26/12 at 17:39Guest_Haunt: This was a remnant of the freight arm of Key Syste...
wheelwell.jpg
wheelwell2806 viewsThis is a view of what is being called the concrete bunker. According to the maps, this was the upper portion of a cable tram which traversed down to about the middle of where Hwy 13 is now. On the right side was a conveyor tram which went down to over Hw5 comments10/07/10 at 02:50Guest_Anon: Very easy to find. Check out the large Laundry Far...
wheelwell.jpg
wheelwell2806 viewsThis is a view of what is being called the concrete bunker. According to the maps, this was the upper portion of a cable tram which traversed down to about the middle of where Hwy 13 is now. On the right side was a conveyor tram which went down to over Hw5 comments10/07/10 at 02:39Guest_Anon: Where was this taken, Sam? -rob rcwiles at yaho...
USGS.jpg
USGS4237 viewsThe FULL SIZE image is 1.2 megabytes. Dialups will have a wait.This is a fantastic re-make of the map that was originally put together by Steven R. Mix in 1999. The re-make was done by Lee Donehower in 2002 with the help of Steven Mix. Lee was extremely g2 comments03/25/10 at 05:37Guest_Richard G Perry: There was a small car barn on Leona St. at the end...
Hermosa.jpg
Hermosa1974 viewsUnited Railroads of SF "Hermosa". Date/location unknown. Courtesy of John Stashik2 comments10/31/04 at 20:16Dennis Evanosky: According to Alvin Fickewirth in "California ...
Hermosa.jpg
Hermosa1974 viewsUnited Railroads of SF "Hermosa". Date/location unknown. Courtesy of John Stashik2 comments04/26/05 at 04:55Guest: this car was built in 1896 as a single truck car, ...
OTR.jpg
OTR2469 viewsOakland Terminal Railway power in February 2001. Courtesy of John Stashik7 comments02/10/09 at 03:27stash: Eng. 97 is in use every work day as the only motiv...
OTR.jpg
OTR2469 viewsOakland Terminal Railway power in February 2001. Courtesy of John Stashik7 comments01/08/09 at 18:05docketrocket: I think the engine on the left is still sitting in...
OTR.jpg
OTR2469 viewsOakland Terminal Railway power in February 2001. Courtesy of John Stashik7 comments06/02/08 at 14:19chickie: I used to take the train over the bay bridge when ...
OTR.jpg
OTR2469 viewsOakland Terminal Railway power in February 2001. Courtesy of John Stashik7 comments04/25/05 at 05:42Guest: loco 5623 is a sd9 owned by the pacific locomotive...
LSI.jpg
LSI2470 viewsAt 65th St. in Emeryville, this is the look of the former Red Train route just a few years ago. The cars are spotted at the LSI plant. A hopper car is rare here, usually just corn syrup tanks. Although most of the tracks still exist as of this date (12/7/7 comments04/02/08 at 00:34Sam: Yes I've seen that happen with my own 2 eyes. I wo...
LSI.jpg
LSI2470 viewsAt 65th St. in Emeryville, this is the look of the former Red Train route just a few years ago. The cars are spotted at the LSI plant. A hopper car is rare here, usually just corn syrup tanks. Although most of the tracks still exist as of this date (12/7/7 comments04/01/08 at 23:37cuzzy: As an SP/UP Engineer I had the opportunity to work...
LSI.jpg
LSI2470 viewsAt 65th St. in Emeryville, this is the look of the former Red Train route just a few years ago. The cars are spotted at the LSI plant. A hopper car is rare here, usually just corn syrup tanks. Although most of the tracks still exist as of this date (12/7/7 comments02/06/05 at 19:38Anthony A-train Flores: This is a cool photo! Hopper cars were rare at LSI...
LSI.jpg
LSI2470 viewsAt 65th St. in Emeryville, this is the look of the former Red Train route just a few years ago. The cars are spotted at the LSI plant. A hopper car is rare here, usually just corn syrup tanks. Although most of the tracks still exist as of this date (12/7/7 comments05/03/04 at 03:45anonymous: Thanks for posting this picture and description. I...
LSI.jpg
LSI2470 viewsAt 65th St. in Emeryville, this is the look of the former Red Train route just a few years ago. The cars are spotted at the LSI plant. A hopper car is rare here, usually just corn syrup tanks. Although most of the tracks still exist as of this date (12/7/7 comments10/31/03 at 09:10Guest: As a young teen-ager in the early 1960's, I used t...
LSI.jpg
LSI2470 viewsAt 65th St. in Emeryville, this is the look of the former Red Train route just a few years ago. The cars are spotted at the LSI plant. A hopper car is rare here, usually just corn syrup tanks. Although most of the tracks still exist as of this date (12/7/7 comments05/03/04 at 15:19Guest: I'd say about 50% of this line has already been ri...
LSI.jpg
LSI2470 viewsAt 65th St. in Emeryville, this is the look of the former Red Train route just a few years ago. The cars are spotted at the LSI plant. A hopper car is rare here, usually just corn syrup tanks. Although most of the tracks still exist as of this date (12/7/7 comments05/07/04 at 04:13Guest: Thanks for the great photos, I worked this industr...
LSI_lead.jpg
LSI_lead2481 viewsLong ago this was the Ninth Street Red Train route. Up until a few years ago this was the lead to LSI in Emeryville. Scene looking east from Powell St. These tracks still exist as of this date (12/7/02). LSI is now gone. Courtesy of John Stashik7 comments01/22/09 at 00:33: I lived on Doyle Street from 1953 through 1967. Th...
LSI_lead.jpg
LSI_lead2481 viewsLong ago this was the Ninth Street Red Train route. Up until a few years ago this was the lead to LSI in Emeryville. Scene looking east from Powell St. These tracks still exist as of this date (12/7/02). LSI is now gone. Courtesy of John Stashik7 comments10/22/03 at 05:11Guest: This line is quickly disappearing as Emeryville pu...
LSI_lead.jpg
LSI_lead2481 viewsLong ago this was the Ninth Street Red Train route. Up until a few years ago this was the lead to LSI in Emeryville. Scene looking east from Powell St. These tracks still exist as of this date (12/7/02). LSI is now gone. Courtesy of John Stashik7 comments12/09/02 at 16:30Guest: I used to work a block away from here when LSI was...
LSI_lead.jpg
LSI_lead2481 viewsLong ago this was the Ninth Street Red Train route. Up until a few years ago this was the lead to LSI in Emeryville. Scene looking east from Powell St. These tracks still exist as of this date (12/7/02). LSI is now gone. Courtesy of John Stashik7 comments02/06/05 at 19:33Anthony A-train Flores: I used to have a summer job at LSI when I was in h...
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5_7_492057 viewsOakland Tribune May 7th, 1949 Describing first transcontinental train into Oakland.3 comments01/08/03 at 16:14SteveD: Super info on first transcon trains to Bay Area. R...
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5_7_492057 viewsOakland Tribune May 7th, 1949 Describing first transcontinental train into Oakland.3 comments05/04/05 at 19:31Neil Honeycutt: Col. John Scott mentioned as the "marshal of ...
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5_7_492057 viewsOakland Tribune May 7th, 1949 Describing first transcontinental train into Oakland.3 comments02/21/03 at 02:00Sam: Yes you're right. I'll see if the original (scan) ...
tunnelrd.jpg
tunnelrd10679 viewsNot quite rail related, but still interesting. The old Oakland hills auto tunnel before the Caldecott's were built.84 comments08/15/08 at 17:23Sam: Just checked out a topo on this area and it looks ...
tunnelrd.jpg
tunnelrd10679 viewsNot quite rail related, but still interesting. The old Oakland hills auto tunnel before the Caldecott's were built.84 comments02/13/03 at 23:43Guest: Geocachers: The spot is the location of the old tu...
tunnelrd.jpg
tunnelrd10679 viewsNot quite rail related, but still interesting. The old Oakland hills auto tunnel before the Caldecott's were built.84 comments03/15/05 at 17:03Carlos: The tunnel is intact, more or less, but blocked at...
tunnelrd.jpg
tunnelrd10679 viewsNot quite rail related, but still interesting. The old Oakland hills auto tunnel before the Caldecott's were built.84 comments05/10/04 at 02:33Guest: My Grandfather and one of his brothers were two of...
tunnelrd.jpg
tunnelrd10679 viewsNot quite rail related, but still interesting. The old Oakland hills auto tunnel before the Caldecott's were built.84 comments09/19/03 at 21:38Guest: I don't know if the tunnel is intact. It's closed ...
concrete2.jpg
concrete25484 viewsConcrete bunker 1909. As you can see there is lots of graffitti. There is also lots of old rusty cans. If you do go here and you're so inclined, bring a garbage bag and haul out a little bit of the trash.28 comments04/14/06 at 04:56Sam: This area is called Leona Heights. It's near where...
concrete2.jpg
concrete25484 viewsConcrete bunker 1909. As you can see there is lots of graffitti. There is also lots of old rusty cans. If you do go here and you're so inclined, bring a garbage bag and haul out a little bit of the trash.28 comments04/14/06 at 04:37cmac: Where is this area and what were these bunkers use...
railrebar.jpg
railrebar2822 viewsIn a few places it looked like some of the rail was used as concrete reinforcement. All the rail I found on my hike today was different guages. This one here was very small. I'd say about the same size as the rail used at the Tilden Steam trains!1 comments02/26/03 at 15:50Sam: We just took another hike up here last weekend and...
oldrail.jpg
oldrail2587 viewsThis was an old piece of rail I found off the side of the trail. I don't know my guages, but you can see the scale with my GPS (about the size of a cell phone) right next to it.2 comments02/07/06 at 19:49Taftster: This looks more like what is used in mines, or the...
rrties1.jpg
rrties12765 viewsEvidence of the railroad ties are barely visible in the ripples in the middle of the trail.2 comments02/08/06 at 00:22Sam: This is a trail in the Leona Heights area of Oakla...
rrties1.jpg
rrties12765 viewsEvidence of the railroad ties are barely visible in the ripples in the middle of the trail.2 comments02/07/06 at 19:43Taftster: Where is this?
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