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RECENT PHOTOGRAPHS FROM ORANGE EMPIRE RAILROAD MUSEUM

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These photographs are mere teasers. You must visit OERM for the details!

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SANTA’S WORKSHOP AT ORANGE EMPIRE RAILWAY MUSEUM

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BIG CHANGE IN CAJON PASS

THE SOUTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD EXERCISED THEIR RIGHT TO A ROUTE THROUGH THE CAJON PASS BY CONSTRUCTING A NEW LINE FROM COLTON TO PALMDALE. THE NEW LINE SAW ITS FIRST REVENUE FREIGHT TRAIN IN 1967. ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS, I MADE TRIPS TO THE CONSTRUCTION SITE … Continue reading

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A STEAM LOCOMOTIVE IS MORE THEN THE SUM OF ITS PARTS

THE TITLE BEGS THE QUESTION: WHAT ARE THE PARTS THE STEAM LOCOMOTIVE IS GREATER THEN THE SUM OF? ON A RECENT FRIDAY MORNING, THE MUSEUM’S ACTIVE STEAM LOCOMOTIVE, THE VC-2, WAS BEING PREPARED FOR THE WEEKEND PASSENGER TRAINS TO PERRIS. … Continue reading

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SPEEDER TURN-AROUND

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My wife and I visited Silverton, Colorado on our trip home  after attending the 2012 Union Pacific Historical Society convention held at North Platte, Nebraska. While at the Silverton Depot of the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad we watched … Continue reading

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E-UNITS OF THE UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD

MY OLD SLIDES DATE FROM  1962. MY SLIDES,  AHEM,  MY COLLECTION OF SLIDES HAS BEEN COLLECTING DUST AND SPIDERS FOR SEVERAL DECADES BECAUSE THE EFFORT NEEDED TO GET THEM ORGANIZED INTO RATIONAL SETS AND THEN SHOWING THEM SEEMED OVERWHELMING DURING … Continue reading

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