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2 edition of The Ontario & San Antonio Heights Railroad Company found in the catalog.

The Ontario & San Antonio Heights Railroad Company

Ira L. Swett

The Ontario & San Antonio Heights Railroad Company

Pacific Electric in Ontario & Claremont

by Ira L. Swett

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Published by Interurbans in Los Angeles, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ontario & San Antonio Heights Railroad Company.,
  • Street-railroads -- California -- Ontario.,
  • Street-railroads -- California -- Claremont.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesInterurbans.
    StatementIra L. Swett.
    SeriesInterurbans special -- 48
    The Physical Object
    Pagination116 p. :
    Number of Pages116
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22967082M

    In , Ontario’s unique "gravity mule car" made its first run on Euclid Avenue. Charles Frankish and Godfrey Stamm established the Ontario and San Antonio Heights R.R. Co. Engineer John Tays of Upland added the pull-out trailer that allowed the mules to coast downhill after each laborious pull from Holt to Twenty–Fourth Street. Ontario's gravity mule car was constructed in and the Ontario and San Antonio Heights Railroad Company commenced in The mule car ran between the Southern Pacific Railroad and 24th Street along the Euclid Avenue median.

    The Ontario and San Antonio Heights Railroad Company: The Crookedest Line The Scene. "Interurban Special #" Interurban Magazine, Los Angeles, CA, Myers, Rex. Montana's Trolleys Book #1: Helena. "Interurbans Special #" Interurban Magazine, Los Angeles, CA. box: 4D Welcome to The Railroad Commissary™ on-line Interurban / Trolley / Transit / Light Rail book catalog. The Railroad Commissary Bookshelf RB Cable Railway Company's System of Traction Rail Ways $ RB The Ontario & San Antonio Heights Railroad: Paific Electric in Ontario & Claremont (SB.

    California Page 2 Modesto Tidewater Southern. Monterey (unknown company name) Mountain View Tasman West line. Oakland East Bay Transit. Oakland San Francisco, Oakland & San Jose. Ontario Ontario & San Antonio Heights. Petaluma Petaluma & Santa Rosa Pacific Gas & Electric (and successors) Sacramento Light Rail. San Diego Electric Railway is. The Galveston, Harrisburg and San Antonio Railway Company was chartered on Febru , as the Buffalo Bayou, Brazos and Colorado Railway Company. Its name was changed on J The Buffalo Bayou, Brazos and Colorado was the first railroad to begin operating in Texas, the first part of the Southern Pacific Transportation Company.


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The Ontario & San Antonio Heights Railroad Company by Ira L. Swett Download PDF EPUB FB2

Fascinating history of the Ontario & San Antonio Heights Railroad covering the line up Euclid Avenue to San Antonio Heights. The line was first powered by mules and then later electrified.

The O&SA also ran a rather roundabout interurban line from Upland to Pomona. This book provides detailed information on both lines 4/5(1). Ontario and San Antonio Heights Railroad Company. Ontario and San Antonio Heights Railroad Company operated Ontario’s unique Gravity Mule Car from to The uphill trip up Euclid Avenue took 90 minutes, but the downhill ride lasted only 30 minutes, because a pull-out trailer allowed the mules to ride as passengers.

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Review this item. Add to Wish List. Email a friend. Used Book. Description. Ontario & San Antonio Heights mule car on Euclid Avenue, Ontario, ca Photograph of Ontario & San Antonio Heights mule car on Euclid Avenue, Ontario, ca In the foreground at center, a small trolley car is visible full of passengers.

Four rows filled with individuals can be seen, and a man stands on each end of the car. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Ontario & San Antonio Heights Railroad Company: Pacific Electric in Ontario & Claremont at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.4/5.

Media in category "Ontario and San Antonio Heights Railroad" The following 3 files are in this category, out of 3 total. Ontario and San Antonio Heights R.R. 1, × ; KB. Photograph of Ontario and San Antonio Heights Railroad Company's mule car on Euclid Avenue, Ontario, ca The mules are being transported in a cart behind the car.

The car is carrying ten passengers. The car is passing a large house visible in the background. - Ontario and San Antonio Heights Railroad Company's mule car on Euclid Avenue, Ontario, ca Stay safe and healthy. Please practice hand-washing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times.

San Antonio Park, located at Mountain Avenue and 24th Street, is home to the historic stone and mortar Waiting Station of the old Ontario & San Antonio Heights Railroad Company. The Waiting Station hosts a mini museum and picturesque mural reflecting the legacy of William G. Kerckoff. San Antonio Heights, the district of curves and circles and crescents above 24th Street, was begun as a real estate developer’s dream in The Mesa was laid out in almost its present form in by the Ontario Land Company, and the first sale was in November of that year.

Ontario-San Antonio Heights Line: The history of this tackage dates back to as a mule-powered operation, later electrified in It was acquired from Pacific Power & Light in ; the section north of Upland was abandoned infollowed by the Upland-Ontario segment in Street car with mules riding on back 1 photographic print.

| Photograph shows passengers aboard an Ontario & San Antonio Heights Railroad Company streetcar on Euclid Avenue in Ontario, California; two mules hitched to wheeled cart riding in back. Contributor: Ainslie, Donald F. Date: Get the best deals on Collectible Railroad Books E Suydan & Company Model Railroad Vintage Order Forms and Supplement Sheets.

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$ Interurbans Special 48 The Ontario & San Antonio Heights Railroad Company Pacifi. $ A streetcar station for the Ontario and San Antonio Heights Railroad in the San Antonio Heights section of Upland, California This is a category about a place or building that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places in the United States of America.

In the Ontario & San Antonio Heights Railroad Co. laid tracks in the center of Euclid Avenue from California Street to the San Antonio Heights. A team of mules would pull the trolley up hill, and ride down the hill in a trailer.

By the Ontario Electric Company had organized and commenced to convert the trolleys to electricity. o gauge trolley trucks - truck book # 4 (0) your price: $ ocean liners of the world (0) your price: $ ontario & san antonio heights railroad co. (0) your price: $ ontario northland railway (0) your price: $ ontario northland, land of the polar bear express (0).

The depot was constructed inthe year that the Salt Lake Route railroad reached Ontario. The Salt Lake Route consisted of a railway connecting Los Angeles and Salt Lake City and was in operation until when Union Pacific Railroad purchased it.

Photograph shows passengers aboard an Ontario & San Antonio Heights Railroad Company streetcar on Euclid Avenue in Ontario, California; two mules hitched to wheeled cart riding in back.

The book highlights major developments and events that helped define those curves and circles as well as the people in San Antonio Heights. It is truly a. ONTARIO, CANADA "History of the Niagara, St. Catherines & Toronto Railway", John M. Mills (May ) ONTARIO & CLAREMONT, CA.

STREET RAILWAY INFORMATION. The Ontario & San Antonio Heights Railroad Company, The Pacific Electric in Ontario & Claremont ”, Interurbans Spec Ira L. Swett () OPEN CARS. HISTORY OF THE OPEN TROLLEY CAR.The Ontario & San Antonio Heights Line. Railroad's history from the Pacific Electric pages of the Electric Railway Historical Association of Southern California.

(Submitted on ) 2. A Shaded Trail Into the Past. article by Mark Kendall in the Los Angeles Times about Euclid Avenue, Upland, and the rich history of the area. Author of Sacramento Northern, Interurbans of Utah, The Ontario & San Antonio Heights Railroad Company, Market Street Railway revisited, The Ontario & San Antonio Heights Railroad Company by Ira L.

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