Category Archives: Angelo Misthos

Which way did the railroad go? Story by John Vonderlin

Story by John Vonderlin Email John (benloudman@sbcglobal.net) [ Angelo Misthos & John Vonderlin want to find original surveys showing the route of the Ocean Shore Railroad.] Angelo to John Hello, John and thanks for your email.  I found the attachments … Continue reading

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The Ocean Shore did not always take the most direct route…

Angelo Misthos to John Vonderlin: Hi, John. Thanks for your interesting article and the introduction to a new source (UCR/CBSR). Haven’t yet looked up the clip about the 16,000 #s of explosives set off north of San Gregorio, but wonder … Continue reading

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What You Didn't Know About The Ocean Shore RR & The Butano

Hello June. Some of your readers interested in the Ocean Shore R.R. may not know that efforts to resurrect it began almost as soon as it was abandoned. Jack Wagner’s THE LAST WHISTLE is the best reference. I recall several … Continue reading

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John Vonderlin Says: I think I found the "Mystery Tunnel!"…

Mystery Tunnel Story & Photos by John Vonderlin Email John (benloudman@sbcglobal.net) Hi June, Angelo’s email confirmation that there used to be a tunnel, possibly associated with the Ocean Shore Railroad, just north of the most northerly Pescadero Beach parking lot … Continue reading

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…Dear Mr. Vonderlin……

Mr. Vonderlin, I’ve enjoyed reading Half Moon Bay Memories and El Granada Observer as well as your Pescadero Memories, particularly references to the OSRR, which I became acquainted with in the late 1920s. My uncle took my brother and me … Continue reading

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