The following low-resolution samples are extracted from Southern Pacific Depots in California by Stephen M. Hayes and illustrate a few of the more than 1200 historical photographs included in the two volumes (many of which have never before been published). Examples from both Volume 1 and Volume 2 are shown below.

Gallery - Volume 1

Stege Stege Depot

Photo: Augenstein


Manteca Manteca Depot in 1950

Photo: Hansen Collection


Benicia Benicia Depot in 1949

Photo: Whittaker


San Ramon San Ramon Turntable and Engine House

Photo: Courtesy San Ramon Valley Museum Collection

South Vallejo South Vallejo Depot

Photo: Whittaker
Walnut Creek Walnut Creek in 1947

Photo: DuBrutz

Gallery - Volume 2

Sacramento Sacramento Arcade


Coalinga Coalinga Depot

Photo: Southern Pacific


River Tower River Tower

Photo: Baerg


San Joaquin San Joaquin Depot

Ravenna Ravenna Depot in 1946

Photo: Lawson
Salton Salton Depot

Photo: Southern Pacific