Along The Line:
Car A

A group of men standing in front of the section shed at Car A, likely during the big winter of 1937-1938. Photo courtesy of Heritage Junction Museum of McCloud, Inc.

A log train arriving from Hambone sometime in the late 1930s. The track to the right is that start of the new Pondosa line. T.E. Glover collection.

#27 leading a short freight bound for Lookout through Car A in 1948. The section shed in the above photograph has been replaced with a smaller structure. Pacific Northwest Virtual Logging Data Center.

Another view of Car A in June 1948, this one by Harold Buckley. The #27 is on the main line from Hambone on the left while the #14 and #16 are on the east leg of the wye at the start of the Pondosa Branch to the left.

An overnew of the Car A section camp as seen from the roof of a caboose in June 1950. The water tower is at right, while the small metal pumphouse is to the left. Visible in the background are the outfit cars turned into housing for the section gang based here and the other camp structure. Jeff Moore collection.

#37 leading the last train to Car A into the site in June 2006 to remove four boxcars stored on the mainline. Travis Berryman photo.

The Car A pump house in August 2006. Jeff Moore.

The only other remaining structure in Car A in 2006 was this outhouse; it has since collapsed. Jeff Moore.

The grade of the new Pondosa line branching off to the right in August 2006. Jeff Moore collection.