SLO Freight House

SLO Freight House

October 10, 2009

Brad led several tour groups throughout the day.

Speeder rides were a $1.

Railroad watch display.

Mayor Romero takes the first swing at the golden spike.

The meeting of the "locomotives" at the site of the golden spike.

The northbound Pacific Surfliner arrived.

The Overland Trail came in with the Surfliner and was available
for touring while at the station.

"Icons of an Era" was dedicated. This is part of a larger, city-wide art display organized by Arts Obispo. This map shows where all the art pieces are located throughout the city.

Railroad Square - a renovation project between the Amtrak Station and the Freight House in SLO.

The velocipede (left, yellow) was demo'd for tour groups.

The southbound Pacific Surfliner, with the Overland Trail in the consist, glides past the SLORRM's bay-window Southern Pacific caboose and velocipede.

This Pacific Coast Railway boxcar is part of the SLO Railroad Museum's collection.

Rod Aszman displayed his fabulous railroad artwork.

Both the northbound and southbound Coast Starlights met at SLO about 3:15pm.