Monthly Archives: February 2009

Coastside WaterFalls: Story/Photos by John Vonderlin

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Found: Paul James at Solar Universe

Hi June, Thanks for helping us reconnect with Peter Turner our New Zealand friend. If you have a link to pass on I will get in touch. Hope you’re doing well .Best regards – Paul Paul James Solar Universe 1820 … Continue reading

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John Schmale: On Saving Ocean Shore Railway Cars

Hi June, Thank you for posting the Ocean Shore Stanley Steamer piece and the information about our new Petaluma & Santa Rosa Railway book. We enjoy your Coastside history articles. Much more history is lost than is saved. You are … Continue reading

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Railroad historian John Schmale: "Stanley Steamers" Filled in the Ocean Shore's 26-Mile "Gap"

Story by John Schmale [Image: During its first year of service: Ocean Shore Railroad-owned Stanley Steamer “Number One” awaits a southbound passenger train at the northern division railhead at Tunitas Creek. At Tunitas, passengers boarded the sporty steam car for … Continue reading

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Good Question: Ellen Chiri asks: "Who was that Frenchman, anyway?"

Hi June, I’ve lived on the coastside for many years and have always wondered who that Frenchman was, to get the creek is named after him… ? I really enjoy your Half Moon Bay Memories & El Granada Observer… enjoyed … Continue reading

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Peter Turner for Paul James

Hello, I was looking at your web site and came across an article written about a Paul James. I and my wife and daughters met a Paul and Lindy James whilst we were holidaying in Fiji in 1981. Paul and … Continue reading

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Railroad Historian John Schmale: Please call Copperfield's Books

Hello June, My name is Grace Bogart, and I handle events at Copperfield’s Books in Petaluma.  I found your website because I was Looking for John Schmale.  He has a new book coming out with Arcadia Prees about the Petaluma … Continue reading

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