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Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Fresno, California

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Fresno, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1940 and 1949
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Fresno, California with the northbound Streamlined Golden Gate visible. The building was designed by William Benson Storey, Jr. and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.


California calls you

California calls you
Creator: Union Pacific Railway Company
Date: 1920s
This Union Pacific Railroad Company promotional advertisement describes the beauty and tourism features of California.


Dispatcher Lee Webster at the C.T.C. panel, Fresno, California

Dispatcher Lee Webster at the C.T.C. panel, Fresno, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: April 3, 1952
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's dispatcher Lee Webster works the C.T.C. panel in Fresno, California, that controls the territory between Fresno and Bakersfield, California. Centralized Traffic Control (CTC) is a system of control whereby the railroads employ a dispatcher at a central point, and the dispatcher remotely controls the signals and the routing of trains, and the engineer of a train must obey the signals. CTC bypassed the need for local operators and eliminated written (train) orders.


San Francisco & San Joaquin Valley Railroad's steam locomotive No. 5

San Francisco & San Joaquin Valley Railroad's steam locomotive No. 5
Date: October 05, 1896
This photograph shows steam locomotive No. 5 preparing to pull the first passenger train to Fresno, California over the new San Francisco & San Joaquin Valley Railroad line.


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