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Cal Dorithy interview
Blackie, Hood River
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California State Railroad Museum Library
California Revealed from California State Railroad Museum Library
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An interview with Cal Dorithy, a Western Pacific engineer on the line over to Portola, California. Dorithy was a fireman for the Western Pacific in 1941, but then went into the forest service. After the war, he went back to work for Western Pacific. Dorithy eventually became an engineer in 1949, right at the end of steam engine service. Topics include reminiscing about working for the WP in engine service and seeing the first diesel (a GM demonstrator) going up the Highline to Bieber.
Audio cassette
Oral histories
1 Tape of 1
AC 8
Homeless Persons
Western Pacific Railroad Company
California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives
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