Firsts in San Bernardino

1947 - First Black Police

Officer joined the SBPD

(Officer Johnny Epps).

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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 

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Depot & Museum Tour

March 01, 2017

Tours will  be conducted

on  the  first Wednesday of

each month at 10:00 am.

Call (909)  888-3634  for

a reservation.  FREE

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Group Tours

For a Group Tour on

Saturday or any other 

day call (909) 888-3634.

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Virtual Museum Tour

Click here for visual tour

of the museum.

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Photo Histories

Click here to view local San

Bernardino and railroad

photographic histories.

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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).

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Norton AFB Museum

Now Open:

Thursday 10:00 to 2:00

Saturday  10:00 to 2:00

More...

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Next Meeting at Coco's

The next meeting of the

National Association of

Retired & Veteran Railway

Employees will be held

at Coco's Restaurant.

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Friday
Jan042013

Click here to see a glimpse of the Fred Harvey Company and its role in San Bernardino as depicted in one of our Photo Histories.  

View a Harvey Girl uniform and a variety of Harvey artifacts on your next visit to the Museum.

Thursday
Jan032013

Vehicles Used in San Bernardino now in the Museum

One-Horse "Lady Phaeton" Buggy - Used by Mayor McNabb in the 1910 Centennial Celebration and Mayor Morris in the 2010 Bicentennial ParadeOne-Horse "Studebaker Brougham" - Used in San Bernardino - Circa 1880's. It was on display at Calico Ghost Town 1969-2007. (Studebaker was then the world's largest producer of horse drawn vehicles)The First Automobile in San Bernardino - A Steam Powered 1899 Locomobile

Wednesday
Jan022013

Streetcar Fare Box & Money Changer in Museum

Left:  Typical Fare Box that was common to many streetcars and buses.

Right:  Money Changers came in a variety of sizes. This one had five barrels: one for quarters, dimes, nickels, pennies & tokens. 

Tuesday
Jan012013

Bells and Whistles located throughout the Museum

Steam Locomotive Bell, probably Manufactured during World War II Bell from the USS San Bernardino, LST-1189, a Tank Landing Ship 

 

Bell on the Fire Department's 1890 Hose Wagon is operated by a Foot Pedal


 
  
Bell sounds and the Light flashes when the Museum's Wigwag is activatedFive Chime Whistle from a Union Pacific Steam LocomotiveSix Chime Whistle from a Santa Fe Steam Locomotive

 

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