Category Archives: THIS IS A MODEL WAITING FOR A BUILDER
These are images scanned from my 1969 Salt Lake City slides. This is a standard PFE ice dock. It is long gone. Click to enlarge images.
The AT&SF depot building, formerly located at the Santa Fe Springs station, is long gone. However, a replica depot was built for display in a park within the City of Santa Fe Springs, California as part of a railroad exhibit. It … Continue reading
It is with great anticipation and the hope of a “great find”, that I enter the room where the UNION PACIFIC HISTORICAL SOCIETY’s annual swap meet is being held. I had barely entered the room and I was immediately sure … Continue reading
I have used the term “juice jack” as a reference to electric locomotives for as long as I can recall ( a period time becoming perilously short), but I had no idea of the roots of the term. So, I … Continue reading
I have been scratch building HO scale models since about 1961. That is a long time to commit precious “spare” time to a personal interest, i.e., a hobby. Since, most of the time, I am of sound mind, there must … Continue reading
The weather report the night before assured me the temperature on the morrow in Perris would be low enough for me to work in the machine shop. They were wrong, but I wanted to complete the job I had left … Continue reading
It is a shame most visitors to Orange Empire Railway Museum (OERM) do not notice this small building near the Museum entrance. A visit to the building reveals many examples of old graffiti carved into the exterior siding boards. The … Continue reading