Re: Stan Garner
Author: SteveL
Date: 06-07-2024 - 10:39

BOB2 Wrote:
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> For those of you who like railroads and really
> great railroad folks, I have just received the sad
> news that Stan Garner has passed away...
>
> Those of you who may have had the good fortune to
> know Stan, and/or take many of the great trips
> with him on the Pony Express, or worked with him
> on many films over his long career, will know what
> a great guy Stan was, and of his vast RR
> experience and knowledge...
>
> An original member of the Monrovia Model Railroad
> Club, he participated in arranging several fan
> trips on the Pony, and a reunion run of that
> group, in the business car, to the Grand Canyon a
> few years back...
>
> Stan was actually my very first "railroad"
> employer, laying some "dual gauge" track, for an
> early piece of narrow-gauge steam that he and Bill
> Oden owned, which later became the genesis of the
> "movie train", out on the old ATSF Alta Loma spur
> in 1969...
>
> His book on the movie train is a great resource on
> RR filmmaking, and the operations on what is today
> the Sierra in Ventura County...
>
> Stan was also just a really great guy, who will be
> sadly missed by all who knew him...


Sorry to hear about you're friend passing the Bob. Seems like everyone in the local railroad industry is passing pretty fast these days, except you.
Have a good weekend.



Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  Stan Garner BOB2 06-06-2024 - 17:30
  Re: Stan Garner Bag of Wind 06-07-2024 - 04:04
  Re: Stan Garner GRD 06-07-2024 - 04:55
  Re: Stan Garner SteveL 06-07-2024 - 10:39
  Re: Stan Garner died in 2010??? Question for BOB2 06-07-2024 - 21:12
  Re: Stan Garner died in 2010??? west coast rail fan 06-07-2024 - 22:08
  Re: Stan Garner died in 2010??? Your memory is...??? BOB2 06-07-2024 - 22:10


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