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Library Presentation

Jun

2

2018

"Three Railway Stories: How Abandonment of Their Right-Of-Ways Impacted the Surrounding Communities" 
by Stuart Swiedler
2PM in the FM Smith Memorial Library

The mid- to late 20th century was characterized by the abandonment of a large number of railway right-of-ways. This presentation will use extensive aerial and ground images to reconstruct the operation of three right-of-ways that experienced vastly different outcomes for further use of the abandoned corridors. The three topics to be addressed specifically are-

-What has become of the 16th Street Sacramento Northern approach to Diamond Match in Chico
-To what extent was the Southern Pacific San Ramon branch converted to the Iron Horse Trail
-What was the impact of the loss of SN operation to the loss of architecture within the historic center of Marysville

Hours

Year Round
Saturdays & Sundays
10:30 am – 5:00 pm

Summer Hours
(June 14th - August 13th)
Wednesdays through Sundays
10:30 am to 5:00 pm

Museum Location

5848 State Highway 12
Suisun City, CA 94585

(707) 374-2978

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