"Richard, You really are stretching it here. The SP wasn't as badly managed as you may think, and they provided me with the start of a fantastic 41 year career. A lot of the rolling stock was used the rip-rap to shore up the right of way. When…"
I spent my summers in Loleta from 1950 until 57. I visited often after that until I joined the Air Force in 1967. I did make several trips north after that. If you go to my page to my photos you can see photos I made starting in 1958, between Eureka and Scotia. The NWP folks alwats treated me and my train crazy friends nicely.
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