Reference Articles, Books, Videos


Article:
Model Railroader October 1963 pp 28-33 San Diego's two-layout club
The old SDMRRC layouts in the House of Charm building

Article:
Model Railroader February 1985 pp 78-81 A dream coming true in San Diego - three clubs
Formation of the San Diego Model Railroad Museum

Article:
Model Railroader January 1990 pp 82-89 San Diego's Railroad Museum
Update on the San Diego Model Railroad Museum

Article:
Railroad Model Craftsman March 2001 pp 52-59
20 Years of the San Diego Model R.R. Museum-
The San Diego Model Railroad Club by Paul Voss with William C. Schaumburg
San Diego Model Railroad Club - HO "Carriso Gorge" layout

Article:
Railroad Model Craftsman May 2001 pp ?? 20 Years of the San Diego Model R.R. Museum-
by William C. Schaumburg
San Diego Model Railroad Club - O-scale Cabrillo & Southwestern images

Article:
Model Craftsman, the Magazine of Mechanical Hobbies March 1938 pp 4-6 A Real Railroad To Model-
The San Diego & Arizona Eastern by J.W. Grosdidier
Here is what model railroaders have been seeking--a real line that has interesting equipment, yet is small enough to reproduce in miniature form.

Article:
Classic Trains Fall 2003 pp 72-81 Trestles and Tunnels along the Border -
A color photo essay on SPís spectacular San Diego & Arizona Eastern in the 1960ís

Article:
48/ft. O Scale News April 1998 pp 56 A few words on the San Diego's Railroad Museum from ...
- The Builder's Corner - O Scale Modelling in San Diego

Article:
48/ft. O Scale News October 1999 pp 52 Old No. 56 ...
- The Builder's Corner - by Bob Turner

Book:
Rails of the Silver Gate(The Spreckels San Diego Empire) Dodge. ©Pacific Railway Journal 1960. Library of Congress Card 56-12943
History of railroading in San Diego, emphasis on traction, some SD&A

Book:
San Diego's South Bay Interurban Ralph Forty. ©Interurban Press, 1987
Interurbans Special No. 106.

Book:
The San Diego Trolley Gena Holle. ©Glendale: Interurban Press, 1990.
History from early San Diego trolleys to modern "Tijuana Trolley".

Book:
San Diego & Arizona (The Impossible Railroad) Hanft. ©Trans-Anglo 1984. ISBN 0-87046-0714
History and construction of the SD&A

Book:
The Railroad Stations of San Diego County: Then and Now James N. Price. ©Price and Sieber Publishing (1988) ISBN 0-09621857-0-1
Photographs and descriptions of each historic station along the SD&A and the AT&SF


Book:
The Railroad Story of San Diego County Compiled by Irene Philips. ©South Bay Press, National City, 1956
(Fiesta del Pacifico Edition)

Video:
San Diego's Trolleys ©Vahalla Videos
Traction video of San Diego's RED TROLLEYS!

Video:
San Diego Model Railroad Museum ©Pentrex 1982
Early tour of the layouts of the museum

Video:
The Impossible Railroad ©KPBS Video Series 1999   (More details on the video by KPBS-TV)
J.D. Spreckle's dream:  Building of the SD&A

Video:
California's Gold #1006: "Trestle" ©Huell Howser 1999 (show brief)
The Goat Canyon trestle in Carriso Gorge

Video:
Imperial Valley Sugar Beet Trains VR074 ©Video Rails 1994
Scenes of Seeley, El Centro, and sugar beet farming to processing