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Jonathan H. Klein Papers
MS 728  
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Description
A set of specifications for the Cal Trains / SP San Francisco Subdivision fleet of Gallery cars and locomotives, ordered for Caltrain / Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board.
Background
Mr. Jonathan Klein wrote the specifications for the 1990s procurement of Gallery cars and locomotives from Nippon Sharyo and the draft for the Gallery cars overhaul for CalTrains / SP San Francisco Subdivision. The California Department of Transportation is an executive department within the state of California. In 1980, Caltrans began to subsidize Southern Pacific operations. The Penninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board began operating in 1987 and in 1991 bought the right of way between San Francisco and San Jose. In 1992, the Penninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board took responsibility for Caltran operations and selected Amtrak as the contract operator. In July 1997, the official name became CalTrain.
Extent
.75 linear feet
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the California State Railroad Museum. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the CSRM Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the CSRM as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
This collection is open for research at our off-site storage facility with one week's notice. Contact Library & Archives staff to arrange for access.