at the Western Railway Museum. The locomotive will eventually be restored to
operating condition using parts salvaged from recently scrapped sister 145.
Garth Groff photo.
SACRAMENTO NORTHERN ON-LINE FEATURES
- 40' Wooden Boxcars on the SN
- All-time Diesel Locomotive Roster
- Birney Streetcars on the Sacramento Northern
- Black Widows of the Sacramento Northern by Robert A. Campbell, Sr.
- Box Motors, the SN's Forgotten Stepchildren
- Modern Freight Cars of the SN
- New 82-ton Locomotive of the Northern Electric Railway adapted from an article by J. Paulding Edwards.
- Northern Electric Mystery: The Hicks Road Boxcars
- Northern Electric Ry's Home-built Flat Motors
- Passenger Trailers on the Sacramento Northern
- Requiem for Sacramento Northern 145 a sad end for the last SN 44-tonner in revenue service.
- Restoration of Hall Scott Motor 1020
- Sacramento Northern Caboose Overview
- Sacramento Northern Maintenance-of-Way Cars
- SN 44-Ton Diesel Number Boxes
- SN Baldwin Steeple Cabs 440-442 and 660-661
- SN Parlor Cars
- SN's Boomer Electric Locomotives
- SN's General Electric Steeple Cab Locomotives
- Standard, and Non-standard SN Trucks
- Story of Combine 1005, Last of Her Class
- Surviving Sacramento Northern Equipment
- Western Pacific's Mill Gondolas
- Electricity Solves Transportation Problem Read how the Northern Electric blew its own horn, circa 1908.
- Northern Electric Ry article from April 23, 1910 issue of Journal of Electricity, Power, and Gas (contributed by Peter Hinckley Sept. 2016 - this is a large pdf file that will download....)
- Sacramento Northern History
Locations and Operations
- All About the Concord Substation by Robert A. Campbell, Sr.
- BART "Ribbon" Rail Trains on the SN by Robert A. Campbell, Sr.
- The Bay Point & Clayton Railroad, an SN Shortline Connection By Garth G. Groff
- Car Ferry Ramon and the Suisun Bay Crossing
- Chico and Its Streetcar Lines
- Deadhead Trains to and from San Francisco
- The East Nicolaus Substation with photos by Sandy Burton.
- The Great Lisbon Trestle Collapse of 1951
- Havens: SN's Vital Middle of Nowhere with assistance from Rob Zeman and Bob Campbell.
- Northern Electric's Stone Depots
- OA&E Flag Stop Stations
- Oakland's 40th & Shafter Yard
- Return of the Rio Linda Depot
- Sacramento's Union Traction Depot
- SN Operating Rules Through the Oakland Hills by Robert A. Campbell, Sr.
- Substations of the Sacramento Northern
- Suburban Service from Sacramento
- U.S. Steel and the "SN Detour"
- The Walwood Branch by Robert A. Campbell, Sr.
- The Woodland Branch, an SN Success Story
Modeling the SN
- Chico in the Early Diesel Days A personal memoir by Allen Wood.
- Oscar's Engines, the Locomotives of the OA&E a personal memoir by Robert A. Campbell, Sr.
- Riding the Six-Fifty-Four with Les Paul still more reminiscences by Robert A. Campbell, Sr.
- Sacramento Northern Memories, a tale of youthful adventures by Robert A. Campbell, Sr.
- Sacramento Northern’s South-End Finale: A Boy’s Retrospective of an Incredible Summer by Darrol J. Stanley (new September 2020)
Special thanks to the many contributors who have offered corrections and additional information to improve SN On-line: Thom Anderson, Josh Apte, Drew Atcheson, Steve Bechtold, Christa Beebout, Henry Bender, Thomas Beutel, Rick Borgwardt, William Brandt, Frank Brehm, William Burg, Robert Burrowes, Sandy Burton, Biff Byrum, Robert Campbell, Robert Codeglia, Mike Collins, Roger Colton, Ron Dieffenbacher, Loren Dunlap, Jim Eager, Mark Effle, David Epling, Dallas Gilbertson, Jim Harrison, Ken Harrison, Ken Harstine, Richard Hendrickson, Peter Hinckley, George Huckabee, Tom Irion, Ed Kaminski, Duane Karam, Roger Kirkpatrick, Don Marenzi, Jimmy Matta, George McKenzie, Jim Middleton, Ted Miles, Jim Moore, Bart Nadeau, Andrew Phillips, Don Olsen, Justin Rowe, Terry Schmidt, Bill Shippen, Andy Sperandeo, Terry Stefani, Kent Stephens, Scott Trostel, Eugene Vicknair, Grant Vogel, Eugene Volz, Robyn Watkins, Roy Weil, Will Whittaker, Guy C. Wilber, Jeffrey Williams, Douglas F. Wilkinson, Brian Witt, Allen Wood, Kyle Williams Wyatt, Ina Young, Richard Young, and Robert Zeman. My thanks to you all, and apologies to anyone whose name I have forgotten to include here.
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