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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Railroads in California.
See also changes related to Railroads in California, or pages that link to Railroads in California or to this page or whose text contains "Railroads in California".

Parent topics

  • Railroad [r]: Technology that allows vehicles to travel on networks of fixed rails. [e]

Subtopics

  • Aerotrain [r]: A postwar experimental streamlined passenger train set introduced by General Motors Electro-Motive Division in the mid-1950s. [e]
  • Central Pacific Railroad [r]: California-to-Utah portion of the first transcontinental railroad in North America. [e]
  • San Diegan [r]: One of the named passenger trains of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway that operated between March 27, 1938 and April 30, 1971. [e]
  • San Diego and Arizona Railway [r]: A short line, standard gauge American railroad founded by "sugar heir," developer, and entrepreneur John D. Spreckels in 1919, dubbed "The Impossible Railroad" by many engineers of its day due to the immense logistical challenges involved. [e]
  • San Diego and Arizona Eastern Railway [r]: Short line, standard gauge American railroad founded in 1933 by the Southern Pacific Transportation Company as a direct successor to John D. Spreckels' San Diego and Arizona Railway. [e]
  • San Diego Electric Railway [r]: A short line, standard gauge American electrified railway system founded by "sugar heir," developer, and entrepreneur John D. Spreckels in 1891. [e]
  • Super C [r]: A premium, high-speed intermodal freight train operated by the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway from 1968 to 1976. [e]

Other related topics

  • California, history since 1846 [r]: Brief history of the Union's thirty-first state from 1846 to the present day. [e]
  • History of railways in Canada [r]: A description of the history of railways in Canada from its first railway in 1836 to the present. [e]
  • Refrigerator car [r]: A piece of railroad rolling stock outfitted with cooling apparatus and designed to carry perishable freight at specific temperatures. [e]