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snwestportal.jpg
snwestportal23616 viewsSN west portal in Oakland Hills.83 comments
40th_Shafter_Streets_Location_of_Yard_Looking_South.jpg
40th_Shafter_Streets_Location_of_Yard_Looking_South19576 viewsThis is how 40th & Shafter looks today. The yard was on the left where the fence is, the tower was where the burned out building is on the right.34 comments
SN_Eastport_1957.jpg
Eastport after abandonment 195715973 viewsAmazing photo of SN at Eastport after abandonment in April 1957. This was the eastern side of the Oa36 comments
eastport1003.jpg
eastport100311565 viewsThe best shot I've ever seen of the east portal of the Oakland Hills tunnel. This is a Bay Area Electric Railroad Association excursion taken in January 1957. Perhaps the very last passenger train through this tunnel. Photo courtesy of Donald Duke from t9 comments
Molina_looking_good_nov_09.jpg
10003 viewsMolina November 2009. Looking south at switch with replacement ties - power poles on their way - not long now until service resumes? 16 comments
SNRRtrainRocksign.jpg
SNRRtrainRocksign9398 viewsSN 653 pulling cars at the Rockridge crossing. The sign is to the left of the train. 661 is waiting on a spur track. 1946-47 Courtesy of W.T. Larkins7 comments
eastporttunnel.jpg
eastporttunnel7198 viewsI've gotten a few people asking me what the east side tunnel portal looked like. This is a pretty good photo of it showing the tunnel portal and the substation which was located there. If you go to this spot now (Pinehurst just south of the hairpin turn),23 comments
SN_Key_System_Underpass_under_SP_Oakland.jpg
SN_Key_System_Underpass_under_SP_Oakland7141 viewsThis is a view of the Key System-SN underpass in Emeryville (Oakland) under the UP (SP) mainline. This view is looking West towards the Bay Bridge and the former Key System yard.30 comments
SNRR420unknownloc.jpg
SNRR420unknownloc6486 viewsSN 420 at unknown location in 1946. Courtesy of W.T. Larkins15 comments
sn670.jpg
sn6705698 viewsSN loco #670 ex TS favorite of motorman George Hademan taken at 40th and Shafter in Oakland. Date unknown. J.G. Graham Collection
Sacramento_Union_Station_Front.jpg
Sacramento_Union_Station_Front5577 viewsThis is Sacramento's Union Station. At one time, this station was served by THREE different railroad companies--Oakland, Antioch, & Eastern, Northern Electric, and Central California Traction.135 comments
cable3.jpg
cable34819 viewsThis location is at the east portal of the tunnel. If you go, while looking at where the tunnel portal was, you'll see a small hillside on the right. These were some mildly rusty guy wires attached to an eye bolt in the ground. If you look at the photo of29 comments
San_Francisco_Terminal_East_End.jpg
San_Francisco_Terminal_East_End4792 viewsThis is a view of the terminal facilities in San Francisco, looking West into the terminal. The SN arrived on Track 6, which was on the South side of the terminal. The train is preparing to depart out the West end of the terminal and back out onto the B4 comments
temescal.jpg
temescal4614 viewsTrain crossing Lake Temescal. This is an unusual shot because this area was later filled in and the trestle was no longer needed. If you go to Lake Temescal now, it is a little difficult to figure out exactly where this was (at least for me).14 comments
snunk1.jpg
snunk14537 viewsLocation unknown. Date unknown. J.G. Graham Collection12 comments
snunk2.jpg
snunk24377 viewsLikely to be 40th and Shafter. Not positive. J.G. Graham Collection12 comments
Trestle_abutment_over_Mountain_Blvd_Montclair.jpg
Trestle_abutment_over_Mountain_Blvd_Montclair4324 viewsThese are the remains of the trestle over Mountain Blvd. in the Montclair District of Oakland.1 comments
nn_58.jpg
nn_584304 viewsCaption of this photo says "On the through Havens", but I'm almost positive this is the trestle over Mountain Blvd in the village of Montclair. 1948 Photo courtesy of Roger K. Heller17 comments
Rockridge.jpg
Rockridge4285 viewsA Westbound interurban approaches the Rockridge grade crossing.18 comments
nn_61.jpg
nn_614275 viewsGreat shot of train approaching the west portal of the Oakland Hills tunnel. 1948 Photo courtesy of William T. Larkins22 comments
SNRR404oaklandyard.jpg
SNRR404oaklandyard4230 viewsSN 404 at the Oakland Key(?)Yard. Courtesy of W.T. Larkins1 comments
unk22.jpg
unk224148 viewsUnknown location. Rare(ish) color photo. J.G.Graham Collection Courtesy of the Oakland History Room8 comments
SN_652_over_Mountain_Blvd_color_1956.jpg
SN_652_over_Mountain_Blvd_color_19564144 viewsThis is a color photo of SN 652 passing over Mountain Blvd. in the Montclair District of Oakland, shortly before abandonment (1956). It was posted on the Yahoo! SN group site and has been pasted here.1 comments
R_O_W_Temescal_Looking_West.jpg
R_O_W_Temescal_Looking_West4137 viewsR.O.W. @ Temescal--Looking West.JPG4 comments
nn_67.jpg
nn_674094 viewsIn and around Montclair ROW. Roger's 1948 Nash on the left. Photo courtesy of Roger K. Heller18 comments
2004_0313_172008AA.jpg
2004_0313_172008AA4022 viewsWest Pittsburg Wye, viewed from near Mallard. The track to the left went to Pittsburg. The track to the right was the mainline to Port Chicago.1 comments
RRcaratChabot.jpg
RRcaratChabot4001 viewsJune 1941 photo of the GSTHS car at Chabot. Courtesy of W.T. Larkins9 comments
Molina_nov_09_2.jpg
3972 viewsNovember 2009: Molina looking north - debris cleared, replacement ties & power poles not too far away. 1 comments
nn_80.jpg
nn_803966 viewsOakland 40th and Shafter looking up Shafter Ave. 1948. Photo courtesy of Roger K. Heller5 comments
Meinert_Junction_for_Walwood_Branch.jpg
Meinert_Junction_for_Walwood_Branch3957 viewsThis junction is at Meinert, about halfway between Concord and Walnut Creek. The track leading to the left is the remains of the Walwood Branch, long abandoned by the time this picture was taken. Photo from the SN Online website.24 comments
Sacramento_Northern_North_6th_Street_Concord_025.jpg
Sacramento_Northern_North_6th_Street_Concord_0253935 viewsThis is the North 6th Street crossing in Concord, as it appeared in the early 1970's. By that time, very little traffic traveled on the line, and it was soon removed back to Clyde. BART now crosses under this same location.9 comments
Summit.jpg
Summit3922 viewsThis photo was taken near the West portal of the tunnel, at the summit, looking West.4 comments
sn1008.jpg
sn10083913 viewsSN #1008 run #29 westbound entering subway on way to KS pier before bridge. Date unknown. J.G. Graham Collection
cable1.jpg
cable13897 viewsYet another cable. We decided to go down here with a metal detector trying to find any trace of the past. We actually climbed the hillside where the portal was almost to the top. It was quite difficult, but no trace of anything but bottles and cans. Metal9 comments
41stsanpablo.jpg
41stsanpablo3843 viewsSN locomotive at 41st and San Pablo next to the still standing former Bank of America building. J.G.Graham Collection Courtesy of the Oakland History Room15 comments
SN644.jpg
SN6443772 viewsSN motor 644. This may be in Oakland. Courtesy of John Stashik3 comments
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