Firsts in San Bernardino

1993 - First Metrolink

Train (Metrolink No. 865

with a test train) that

arrived in San Bernardino.




Wednesday 9 AM - Noon
Saturday 10 AM - 3 PM

FREE Admission

FREE Parking

FREE Tours

1170 W. Third Street
San Bernardino, CA 92410

Map & Directions

San Bernardino
Historical &
Pioneer Society

P.O. Box 875
San Bernardino, CA 92402


(909) 888-3634 


Depot & Museum Tour

December 06, 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.


Click here for the Santa 

Fe Railway Historical and

Modeling Society.


Norton AFB Museum

Now Open:

Thursday 10:00 to 2:00

Saturday  10:00 to 2:00



Next Meeting at Coco's

The next meeting of the

National Association of

Retired & Veteran Railway

Employees will be held

at Coco's Restaurant.





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. 


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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