Due to original recording: vertical scratches visible.
[Sierra Railway Tuolumne Excursion / Sacramento Northern "Farewell Excursion"]
Contains two films pertaining to the Sierra Railroad Tuolumne Excursion and the Sacramento Northern “Farewell Excursion”. The first film, dated May 4, 1941, features moving images on the Sierra Railroad from Oakdale to Tuolumne, California. It is pulled by locomotive no. 34, and includes shots of the Oakdale High marching band, the Pickering Lumber Company facilities and Heisler locomotive #4. There are shots of the train stopped at Tuolumne passenger station, of the West Side Lumber Company facilities, and partial shots of the West Side Lumber engines No. 5 and No. 3. Also includes a shot of a 1930s road grader, Sierra Railroad engine No. 34, No. 28, and No. 24 switching passenger cars for the return trip. The second film, dated May 25, 1941, features moving images of an excursion on the Sacramento Northern Railroad, from the San Francisco Transbay Terminal to Chico, California. Known as the “Farewell Excursion” of the Sacramento Northern Railway, it includes images of the rear of the train with the “Comet” drumhead on the observation car, the Pinehurst passenger stop, the passenger special loading and unloading from the car ferry “Ramon”, Swanton station in Sacramento, and shots of street-running and shops in what is likely either Marysville or Chico.
Written on container: WSF 200/87; Wacker/Guido
1 Reel of 1
Black and White
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