Other Railroads in Merced County
The Central Pacific Railroad, the parent company of the Southern Pacific Railroad, completed its line through Merced in 1872. 1890 saw the West Side Railroad and the Oakdale Branch completed. The Spreckels' Road, San Francisco and San Joaquin Valley Railway, later to become the Valley Line of the Santa Fe Railway was built in 1896. The Yosemite Valley railroad opened for business in 1907. The last railroad to enter the county was the Tidewater Southern that terminated at Hilmar was completed in 1917.
CPRR Luggage Brass
Brass luggage tag.
Central Pacific Railroad
SF&SJVRy Luggage Brass
Brass luggage tag.
San Francisco & San Joaquin Valley Ry.

Merced Chamber of Trade at San Diego - AT&SF
The Merced Chamber of Commerce Special at San Deigo

SF&SJVRy Train
The "Emansipator" - October 5, 1896.
First carded train between Stockton and Fresno
over the S.F & S.J.V. Railway's new road.
SPCo. Daylight Train
A Southern Pacific San Joaquin Daylight.
"Worlds Most Beautiful Trains"

AT&SF Streamliner
Santa Fe's San Joaquin.