Sacramento"s Southern Pacific shops by Kevin W. Hecteman

Cover of: Sacramento

Published by Arcadia Pub. in Charleston, SC .

Written in English

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StatementKevin W. Hecteman
SeriesImages of rail
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTF376 .H43 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p. :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24492163M
ISBN 10073858052X
ISBN 109780738580524
LC Control Number2009941025
OCLC/WorldCa515399224

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Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library. Sacramento Historic Southern Pacific Railroad Shops Brought To Life. A Legacy In Brick & Iron by authors Helmich and Bunker is a comprehensive review of the development of the historic Sacramento railroad shops initially constructed by the Central Pacific Railroad and then fully developed by the Southern Pacific Railroad.

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In the Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) began a two year documentation project at the Southern Pacific’s (SP) Sacramento Shops, a railroad maintenance and repair facility built by the Central Pacific Railway (CP) in the s and which remained in.

The author traces the history of the Southern Pacific in the area from the 's when it was just an idea, the construction of both main lines and the branch line, the operational history of the railroad, and the end of the Southern Pacific in Iconic locations such as Glendale Station, Burbank Junction.

Kevin W. Hecteman, author of Sacramento Southern Railroad, has mined the collections of the California State Railroad Museum, the Center for Sacramento History, and other sources to tell the story of the Sacramento shops and its people.

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For many years I tried to acquire as many books about the Southern Pacific as I could. I was able to buy all of the books that came into the local hobby shops, but people have been writing about the Southern Pacific for many years, and what about all those books I knew nothing about.

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at the southwest corner of the Machine Shops, is to left. The Machine Shop bays were numbered north to south. The C. Huntington is now on display at the California State Railroad Museum. Class C steam locomotive No. was built at the Sacramento Shops and placed into service on Aug Nine years in the making, the book provides a fully comprehensive review of the development of the historic Sacramento railroad shops initially constructed by the Central Pacific Railroad and then fully developed by the Southern Pacific Railroad.

The Sacramento workshops were later used by the Southern Pacific Railroad for almost years. The older building, which was built in on massive redwood piles, is called the Machine Shop, and has undergone different expansions several times to fit the needs of the Shops.

Southern Pacific’s Los Angeles Division is sure to find a place on the book shelves of those interested in the SP, or the history of Southern California as a whole.

pages, 8½ x 11 library bound with dust jacket, 1, photos, 76 maps, Bibliography and Index. Home > Books > Page 1 of 7. Rio Grande: Jewel of the Wasatch $ Southern Pacific Western Division $ Southern Pacific: Sacramento Division $ Sold out PRR Lines West, Volume 3: Crestline to Chicago $ The Metroliners $ The book, which describes the history of the Central and Southern Pacific Railroad shops before the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad, focuses on the wide variety of industries, innovations, and jobs performed by railroad workers, capturing the evolution of the city’s industry and the implications of this history beyond the Sacramento region.

This required a shop capable of keeping the railroad's equipment in running order. So inin the swamps just north of town, the Sacramento shops were born.

For well more than a century, this massive complex kept the Central Pacific and its corporate successor, the Southern Pacific, operating smoothly. Interior view of Steel Foundry at Southern Pacific Railroad Sacramento Shops complex showing men filling steel ingot moulds.

At the time the Steel Foundry was built at the turn of the century it housed the largest electric furnace west of Chicago. The time from the lates until the mids were years of transition and decline of the SP's influence in the west; however, the photographs and extended captions presented here emphasize the railroad in its former, healthy condition.

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Signor This volume traces the long and colorful history of the Southern Pacific Railroad through Nevada and Utah, starting with the pioneer Central Pacific in the s, and continuing on with the vibrant Harriman years afterthrough Depression and War, and on into the modern era.

Photo, Print, Drawing Southern Pacific, Sacramento Shops, I Street, Sacramento, Sacramento County, CA Enlarge View 9 images in sequence. [ Photos. Find a huge variety of new & used Southern Pacific Railroad Company books online including bestsellers & rare titles at the best prices.

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[ Photos from Survey HAER CAA ]. The Sacramento Railyards (or Railyard Specific Plan) is an urban infill project of approximately acres (99 ha) at the western terminus of the First Transcontinental Railroad located within Sacramento's Central City community, between the downtown Central Business District and the River District, near the confluence of the American and Sacramento rivers.

A set of pencil on paper drawings drawn executed between June of and February ofby John Brevuely while serving his apprenticeship at the Blacksmith Shop of the Southern Pacific Railroad Sacramento Shops.

The drawings are on acidic. We were able to get a "cab ride" on the new transfer table at the CA State RR Museum' s shops. This table has a + ton capacity to allow them to move and restore their largest steam engines such. The monument, which was dedicated inhonors Judah’s vision for what became the Central Pacific Railroad, according to the history book “Images of Rail—Sacramento’s Southern Pacific Author: David Caraccio.

Southern Pacific Shops, Sacramento Date Created and/or Issued Contributing Institution Center for Sacramento History Collection Center for Sacramento History Photo Collection Rights Information Please contact the contributing institution for more information regarding the copyright status of this object.

Description. Exterior view of the Southern Pacific Railyard Shops at Sacramento. This elevated view shows the supplies used in maintaining the railcars. Note the I Street Bridge on the far left.

Type Image Identifier C8CBC-4FA // Subject Southern Pacific Railroad Southern Pacific Railroad Shops. Ina track-laying crew from the Central Pacific Railroad came eastward across the plain from Sacramento, building the western half of the nation's first transcontinental crossed a small rail line (the California Central Railroad) that linked the young towns of Lincoln and Folsom, and gave the spot the imaginative name of on: Lincoln Street Roseville, CA, United States.

The Sacramento Southern Railroad is a heritage railroad owned by the California State Railroad Museum which operates excursion trains on it. The railroad extends from the museum property located in Old Sacramento south along the east bank of the Sacramento River levee. The original Sacramento Southern Railroad ran south miles ( km) to Walnut Grove, Owned by: California State Railroad Museum.

Then and now: Sacramento's bridges. A man in the distance stands frozen in time over the Jibboom Street off-ramp of the Southern Pacific railroad bridge --.

As a western city, Sacramento’s focus was largely on the war in the Pacific, and the planes its air bases housed and serviced were largely directed to the Pacific Theater.Railroad Depots - A Southern Pacific Collection Awarded the national Leicester B.

Holland Prize for by the National Park Service and Library of Congress, professional draftsman and apprenticing architect Jean-Guy Dubé has researched and written about Southern Pacific depots since This5/5(21).Currently known as the Sacramento Rail Yards, the empty quarters of which are slated for development in some form or another.

The shops themselves are the proposed future home of the Railroad Technology Museum. "Construction began on this site, 20 acres of filled-in slough donated by the City of Sacramento, in The CP built two buildings for materials storage .

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