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The Francis A. Guido Papers contains material related to his numerous railroad excursion trips and to his editorial and publication of THE WESTERN RAILROADER from 1937 to 1986.
¶ Born on December 8, 1920 in San Francisco, Francis A. Guido became interested in railroading as a child when an uncle gave him a Lionel train set. In 1937, he went on a West Coast railfan trip with Jack Gibson, which inspired them, along with John Carrick and Bill Darrough, to organize the Northern California Railroad Club.¶
3 Linear Feet 2 manuscript boxes, 1 manuscript half box, 1 album, 44 films
Copyright has been assigned to the California State Railroad Museum. Permission for publication must be submitted in writing to the CSRM Library and Archives.
Collection is open for research by appointment.