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tunnelrd.jpg
tunnelrd11455 viewsNot quite rail related, but still interesting. The old Oakland hills auto tunnel before the Caldecott's were built.84 comments09/19/03 at 18:38Guest: I don't know if the tunnel is intact. It's closed ...
concrete2.jpg
concrete222511 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 01:56Sam: This area is called Leona Heights. It's near where...
concrete2.jpg
concrete222511 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 01:37cmac: Where is this area and what were these bunkers use...
railrebar.jpg
railrebar2926 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 13:50Sam: We just took another hike up here last weekend and...
oldrail.jpg
oldrail3123 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 17:49Taftster: This looks more like what is used in mines, or the...
rrties1.jpg
rrties18779 viewsEvidence of the railroad ties are barely visible in the ripples in the middle of the trail.2 comments02/07/06 at 22:22Sam: This is a trail in the Leona Heights area of Oakla...
rrties1.jpg
rrties18779 viewsEvidence of the railroad ties are barely visible in the ripples in the middle of the trail.2 comments02/07/06 at 17:43Taftster: Where is this?
skylinetunnel.jpg
skylinetunnel8085 viewsHere is the current day shot of the location of the original tunnel from Alameda - Contra Costa counties. Taken 5/17/04. The sign says "No Trespassing. Violators Will be Prosecuted". Take a good look at this area including the plaque as it's hig15 comments02/07/06 at 17:41Taftster: Because any new bore must have a Bike/Ped access p...
skylinetunnel.jpg
skylinetunnel8085 viewsHere is the current day shot of the location of the original tunnel from Alameda - Contra Costa counties. Taken 5/17/04. The sign says "No Trespassing. Violators Will be Prosecuted". Take a good look at this area including the plaque as it's hig15 comments12/07/04 at 03:34Bob Hallanger: It appears this is the old "Oakland, Antioch ...
skylinetunnel.jpg
skylinetunnel8085 viewsHere is the current day shot of the location of the original tunnel from Alameda - Contra Costa counties. Taken 5/17/04. The sign says "No Trespassing. Violators Will be Prosecuted". Take a good look at this area including the plaque as it's hig15 comments01/23/05 at 05:17Carl: Bob, I don't think so. Instead, this is the west p...
skylinetunnel.jpg
skylinetunnel8085 viewsHere is the current day shot of the location of the original tunnel from Alameda - Contra Costa counties. Taken 5/17/04. The sign says "No Trespassing. Violators Will be Prosecuted". Take a good look at this area including the plaque as it's hig15 comments08/14/05 at 13:09mpar2: Good news - I went out here on Saturday, 8/13/05 a...
skylinetunnel.jpg
skylinetunnel8085 viewsHere is the current day shot of the location of the original tunnel from Alameda - Contra Costa counties. Taken 5/17/04. The sign says "No Trespassing. Violators Will be Prosecuted". Take a good look at this area including the plaque as it's hig15 comments08/27/04 at 11:58Guest: Can anyone tell me what the exact location of this...
skylinetunnel.jpg
skylinetunnel8085 viewsHere is the current day shot of the location of the original tunnel from Alameda - Contra Costa counties. Taken 5/17/04. The sign says "No Trespassing. Violators Will be Prosecuted". Take a good look at this area including the plaque as it's hig15 comments07/13/04 at 11:59Guest: This lot is now for sale! Unique opportunity to ow...
skylinetunnelsign.jpg
skylinetunnelsign8002 viewsBasically not rail related, but here is a picture of the sign for the "high level" tunnel at the end of Tunnel Rd in Berkeley. Taken 5/17/04.1 comments08/12/05 at 18:13Rob: Actually this is in the City of Oakland.
unk22.jpg
unk227788 viewsUnknown location. Rare(ish) color photo. J.G.Graham Collection Courtesy of the Oakland History Room8 comments01/04/05 at 18:20Stash: Looks like PACIFIC ELECTRIC in Los Angeles. Likely...
unk22.jpg
unk227788 viewsUnknown location. Rare(ish) color photo. J.G.Graham Collection Courtesy of the Oakland History Room8 comments01/09/05 at 13:23Charles Wherry: This is Pacific Electric motor 1624 at Watts, Cali...
unk22.jpg
unk227788 viewsUnknown location. Rare(ish) color photo. J.G.Graham Collection Courtesy of the Oakland History Room8 comments01/12/05 at 02:40Sam: This photo was about a 3x5 photo glued to a piece ...
trib12_1_57.jpg
trib12_1_574488 viewsOakland Tribune December 1st, 1957 SN tombstones.2 comments01/22/04 at 00:14Guest: Unfortunately, like the west portal of this tunnel...
snsubstation.jpg
snsubstation2707 viewsSN substation right at east portal tunnel in the Oakland/Canyon hills.6 comments06/07/08 at 11:02Key Route Ken: This is definitely NOT the Substation at EASTPORT ...
snsubstation.jpg
snsubstation2707 viewsSN substation right at east portal tunnel in the Oakland/Canyon hills.6 comments05/08/04 at 14:53Guest: I'm not so sure the description of this is right. ...
snmeteor.jpg
snmeteor2236 viewsSN Meteor Date unknown. J.G. Graham Collection5 comments06/02/08 at 19:46Haunt: It appears this train is on the siding. S.N. pract...
snmeteor.jpg
snmeteor2236 viewsSN Meteor Date unknown. J.G. Graham Collection5 comments04/23/05 at 22:55david w: I don't know where this picture is (the south end ...
claremont8_19_60.jpg
claremont8_19_601705 viewsClaremont Press Aug 19th, 1960 Historic Shafter route1 comments01/29/05 at 17:52Guest: I have a friend working on a history project and a...
SNtrain6.jpg
SNtrain62143 viewsSN train 6, location and date unknown. Courtesy of John Stashik6 comments07/03/08 at 00:17Haunt: This can almost only be between Eastport and Pineh...
SNtrain6.jpg
SNtrain62143 viewsSN train 6, location and date unknown. Courtesy of John Stashik6 comments10/21/03 at 21:07Guest: Or Redwood Canyon?
SNtrain6.jpg
SNtrain62143 viewsSN train 6, location and date unknown. Courtesy of John Stashik6 comments10/21/03 at 21:06Guest: Looks a lot like the location is on Shephard Canyo...
SNtrain6.jpg
SNtrain62143 viewsSN train 6, location and date unknown. Courtesy of John Stashik6 comments06/25/04 at 13:51Guest: Greetings from Balad, Redwood canyon, for sure.
SNtrain6.jpg
SNtrain62143 viewsSN train 6, location and date unknown. Courtesy of John Stashik6 comments06/25/04 at 13:51Guest: Greetings from Balad, Redwood canyon, for sure.
SN1005rose.jpg
SN1005rose1873 viewsFormer SN 1005, owned by BAERA, on Key System trackage at Rose Street in Berkeley. Courtesy of John Stashik1 comments05/18/05 at 04:56dave: Wondering why this is an 'excursion' as in 1952 th...
cable3.jpg
cable35006 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 comments03/28/08 at 23:12cuzzy: cave in would be in order. I know of one in the 60...
cable3.jpg
cable35006 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 comments11/17/06 at 13:21Fred M. Cain: Does anybody know what kind of condition the inter...
5_24_57.jpg
5_24_571619 viewsTrain Removal "Tragic Error" Arnold Says. May 24th, 1957 Moraga History Center1 comments11/17/06 at 13:19Fred M. Cain: Sadly and perhaps tragically, Mr. Arnold's views h...
hillsapr98.jpg
hillsapr981901 views"Montclair Then and Now". Hills Newspaper April, 1998. Continued missing. Moraga History Center2 comments05/28/04 at 02:34Guest: The article itself isn't all that interesting, and...
8_6_69.jpg
8_6_691756 viewsCanyon Bridge Coming Down. The Midweek Sun. August 6th, 1969. Click on large image to view an even larger size. About 250k. Moraga History Center2 comments07/13/04 at 20:01CTP: I like how the article mentions that people starte...
tix1.jpg
tix11553 viewsTicket from SN date between 1938 and 1942. Courtesy of the Moraga History Center3 comments09/27/04 at 17:02Guest: The article quotes a B.W. Booker as saying that th...
SNRRtracksnswitches.jpg
SNRRtracksnswitches1930 viewsSN tracks and switches, at Chico? 1946-47 Courtesy of W.T. Larkins18 comments05/29/08 at 23:04Haunt: This is also the shop tracks at Mulberry.
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