N E W S O F T H E P A C I F I C S O U T H W E S T C O R N E R
Surf line passenger trains now are back to two units. One day recently one of the San Diegans had an Alco "A" and "B" unit in its consist. New timetables are in effect starting June 1.
SAN DIEGO AND ARIZONA EASTERN:
Engine 5101 was returned to the SD&AE on June 8. The 5101 had been out of San Diego since early December.....Suprise! A new time-table. No. 89, went into effect on the SD&AE on June 1...... Crossing gates at La Mesa were knocked down recently by a mail truck.......About one-half mile of track will be relocated at Chollas, on the El Cajon line, when Interstate 805 is constructed.......Inbound train from El Cajon >recently had two 70 tonners and 23 cars.
PACIFIC RAILROAD SOCIETY:
The old funeral trolley "Descanso" was recently moved from Cajon to the Orange Empire Trolley Museum at Perris. The move was made with the help of OET personnel and took only 24 hours to complete. The old car on a low boy used the new SP grade to the crossing with Highway 138. (PRS Wheel Clicks)....
Sunday, June 11, 1967 10 a.m.
FEATHER RIVER RAILWAY CO. SHAY N0. 3, built in July 1923 by Lima Locomotive Works (no. 3227), arrived in San Diego last night (June 10) about 10:30 p.m. It came in on Santa Fe freight (163?) from Los Angeles. Kent Anderson rode the locomotive all the way from San Bernardino. The locomotive is spotted on the spur in the former Standard Iron Works location, property that was leased from and still owned by Santa Fe. Look for the locomotive on the lot across from the 22nd Street Yard office adjacent to the south throat. The spare parts arrived by truck around supper time on Friday, June 9, and have been unloaded in the yard of Walter H. Barber and Son, general engineering and railroad contractor, 8163 Commercial in La Mesa. Newspaper and TV coverage was anticipated.
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