Firsts in San Bernardino

1952 - First Baker's

Double Burgers Restaurant

in the Country (was at

164 W. Highland).

***************************

***************************

HOURS:
Saturdays 10 AM - 3 PM

FREE Admission

FREE Parking

FREE Tours

LOCATION:
1170 W. Third Street
San Bernardino, CA 92410

Map & Directions

MAILING ADDRESS:
San Bernardino
Historical &
Pioneer Society

P.O. Box 875
San Bernardino, CA 92402

EMAIL:
sbrrdays@me.com

PHONE:
(909) 888-3634 

**************************

Depot & Museum Tour

July 05, 2017

Tours will  be conducted

on  the  first Wednesday of

each month at 10:00 am.

Call (909)  888-3634  for

a reservation.  FREE

**************************

Group Tours

For a Group Tour on

Saturday or any other 

day call (909) 888-3634.

************************** 

Virtual Museum Tour

Click here for visual tour

of the museum.

**************************

Photo Histories

Click here to view local San

Bernardino and railroad

photographic histories.

***************************

Newsletters of the

Western Archives of

the Santa Fe Railway

Click here for Newsletters 

of the Santa Fe Railway

Historical and Modeling

Society (Western Archives).

**************************** 

Norton AFB Museum

Now Open:

Thursday 10:00 to 2:00

Saturday  10:00 to 2:00

More...

****************************

Next Meeting at Coco's

The next meeting of the

National Association of

Retired & Veteran Railway

Employees will be held

at Coco's Restaurant.

**************************

 

 

Wednesday
Mar122014

August 6, 1985 - Kodachrome

(Photograph courtesy of the SFRH&MS)

 

                     Kodachrome

*  In 1983, Southern Pacific and Santa Fe (SPSF) agreed to merge, hence many new paint schemes were tested.

*  Seen here in the fall of 1985 is Santa Fe SD-45 #5394 after receiving its new "Kodachrome" paint job in San Bernardino.

* ATSF 5394 was in the process of being upgraded and rebuilt at San Bernardino, and became the first full-size engine to receive the proposed merger paint scheme.  It emerged from the shops on August 6, 1985.

*  The merger was ultimately disapproved by the Interstate Commerce Commission in 1987.

*  Over 300 engines painted with the "Kodachrome" paint scheme had to be repainted, or were retired.

Click here for the Nov. - Dec. SFRH&MS Newsletter that contains several photographs of the SPSF paint scheme that were taken in the San Bernardino shops.