Pacific RailNews
March 1971

Magazine Summary

The feature story is on the Orange Empire Trolley Museum, the West’s largest electric railway exhibit.

An update on where the Southern Pacific railway is at this March 1971, which cars have been retired, and which have been upgraded.

75 feet beneath SAn Francisco’s Market Street, workmen have completed the last of the thirty-three tunnels in the Rapid Transit network.

A Powell Street single-end cable car and a California Street double-end cable car together in the same picture.

The Southern Pacific railway took the hardest hit in the Los Angeles earthquake February 9th, 1971.

A steam locomotive believed to be hauling lumber from Bella Vista to Anderson, California, was located in the Sacramento River.