Re: Return to Richmond's Unsolved Mysteries
Author: BTW
Date: 01-13-2021 - 09:14

Dr Zarkoff Wrote:
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This is the situation as things
> stood before operation of the Belt was given to a
> contract operator, which was granted rights all
> the way to Stege on the water side drill (and the
> SP switching jobs went away).

The first contract operator, which took over on Jan. 1, 1990, did not have rights over the SP north of the hump nor to Stege. Their operating rights ended at Hensley Ave. When the Richmond Pacific Railroad took over, they got rights from Stege to the Chevron yard.

>
> Working Richmond was not at all "fascinating". The
> lead from the wye ran along one side of or was
> within the Iron Triangle. On at least one
> occasion, the yardmaster had to hide under his
> truck up by the main lines to avoid being shot and
> killed (it was some sort of very militant black
> power rite of passage).

Dodging bullets while switching the Ortho ammonia plant at night was not uncommon.



Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  Return to Richmond's Unsolved Mysteries TMer 01-11-2021 - 21:49
  Re: Return to Richmond's Unsolved Mysteries OPRRMS 01-11-2021 - 23:04
  Re: Return to Richmond's Unsolved Mysteries TMer 01-12-2021 - 09:38
  Re: Return to Richmond's Unsolved Mysteries Dr Zarkoff 01-12-2021 - 09:39
  Re: Return to Richmond's Unsolved Mysteries TMer 01-12-2021 - 10:30
  Re: Return to Richmond's Unsolved Mysteries Dr Zarkoff 01-12-2021 - 16:38
  Re: Return to Richmond's Unsolved Mysteries TMer 01-12-2021 - 17:25
  Re: Return to Richmond's Unsolved Mysteries Dr Zarkoff 01-12-2021 - 16:56
  Re: Return to Richmond's Unsolved Mysteries TMer 01-12-2021 - 17:26
  Re: Return to Richmond's Unsolved Mysteries wharfrat 01-12-2021 - 20:59
  Re: Return to Richmond's Unsolved Mysteries TMer 01-12-2021 - 21:58
  Re: Return to Richmond's Unsolved Mysteries Dr Zarkoff 01-12-2021 - 22:06
  Re: Return to Richmond's Unsolved Mysteries OPRRMS 01-12-2021 - 22:12
  Re: Return to Richmond's Unsolved Mysteries Dr Zarkoff 01-12-2021 - 23:38
  Re: Return to Richmond's Unsolved Mysteries BTW 01-13-2021 - 09:10
  Re: Return to Richmond's Unsolved Mysteries OPRRMS 01-13-2021 - 09:38
  Re: Return to Richmond's Unsolved Mysteries TMer 01-13-2021 - 17:17
  Re: Return to Richmond's Unsolved Mysteries TMer 01-12-2021 - 22:32
  Re: Return to Richmond's Unsolved Mysteries OPRRMS 01-12-2021 - 22:45
  Re: Return to Richmond's Unsolved Mysteries OPRRMS 01-12-2021 - 23:25
  Re: Return to Richmond's Unsolved Mysteries TMer 01-13-2021 - 00:14
  Re: Return to Richmond's Unsolved Mysteries BTW 01-13-2021 - 09:14
  Re: Return to Richmond's Unsolved Mysteries TMer 01-13-2021 - 15:59
  Re: Return to Richmond's Unsolved Mysteries BTW 01-13-2021 - 17:05


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