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Swanton Pacific Railroad Society

Did you know Cal Poly has a live steam railroad?

The "Cal Poly" Swanton Pacific Historical Railroad Society is dedicated to those who:
  • Are nuts about trains
  • Have a love for history
  • Like to be working on a fun project outdoors
  • Want live steam maintenance or operating experience
  • Have/Want machine shop, welding, or foundry experience
The railroad is located on the beautiful 3200-acre Swanton Pacific Ranch in Santa Cruz County. The rolling stock consists of three one-third scale Pacific-type steam locomotives built for the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition and a diesel switcher.

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Last Update: 10/24/2006


Swanton Pacific Railroad
California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, Ca 93407
805.995.3659
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