Re: Google Maps link to City of S.F. 1939 Derailment Site
Author: Pdxrailtransit
Date: 01-09-2020 - 18:03

George Andrews Wrote:
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> According to John Signor's book Southern Pacific's
> Salt Lake Division, Espee made a line change after
> the derailment that eliminated that crossing of
> the Humboldt River. In the Harriman era, Espee was
> constantly making line changes across Northern
> Nevada to lessen grades and improve poor
> alignments stemming from the Central Pacific's
> haste to meet with Union Pacific as far East as
> possible. Western Pacific would later use parts of
> the old CP Right of Way, especially through the
> Palisade Cyn. area.

Intetesting, thanks George. Will have to get on Google Earth tomorrow and see how much of the old alignments are still visible.



Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  Google Maps link to City of S.F. 1939 Derailment Site Pdxrailtransit 01-09-2020 - 11:59
  Re: Google Maps link to City of S.F. 1939 Derailment Site J 01-09-2020 - 13:40
  Re: Google Maps link to City of S.F. 1939 Derailment Site Pdxrailtransit 01-09-2020 - 13:54
  Re: Google Maps link to City of S.F. 1939 Derailment Site WAF 01-09-2020 - 15:55
  Re: Google Maps link to City of S.F. 1939 Derailment Site Pdxrailtransit 01-09-2020 - 16:10
  "DERAILMENT AT HARNEY---1939" [by KRK on TO] WebDigger 01-09-2020 - 17:15
  Re: "DERAILMENT AT HARNEY---1939" [by KRK on TO] Pdxrailtransit 01-09-2020 - 17:24
  Re: Google Maps link to City of S.F. 1939 Derailment Site George Andrews 01-09-2020 - 17:35
  Re: Google Maps link to City of S.F. 1939 Derailment Site Pdxrailtransit 01-09-2020 - 18:03
  Re: Google Maps link to City of S.F. 1939 Derailment Site Nudge 01-09-2020 - 18:24
  Re: Google Maps link to City of S.F. 1939 Derailment Site Santafeboy 01-09-2020 - 19:45
  Re: Google Maps link to City of S.F. 1939 Derailment Site Dick Dorn 01-09-2020 - 21:33


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