Pacific Coast Railway Field Trip, September 28, 2019

Walking along the Santa Maria River

Looking at the spot where the PCRy crossed the river

Monument on main street where PCRy depot was located

Santa Maria Valley Warehouse Co - built to service both railroads at the diamond. Track runs west into the distance.

SMVRR diamond (all standard gauge today). At one time, the track running from upper left (south) to lower right (north) was PCRy narrow gauge.

An old culvert built by the PCRy

Monument in Old Orcutt at site of PCRy depot

Old right-of-way between power poles and highway

Locating a 1938 collision site of engine No. 106 and a gasoline truck near Los Alamos

Lunch for the group at Blast 825 Brewery in Old Orcutt

"Notice the gas pipeline marker that runs along the railroad right of way "

Remnant of standard gauge rails installed by SMVRR after taking over PCRy right of way

PCRy right-of-way looking south in Santa Maria

Finding the rails still buried under Harris Road

Cracks in the pavement forming over the old rails