State Belt Railroad of California

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HISTORY OF THE STATE BELT RAILROAD
A short history of the State Belt Railroad .

LOCOMOTIVES OF THE STATE BELT
The line rostered 0-4-2Ts in the early days, then preferred larger 0-6-0s from a variety of builders before entering the diesel age. The line upgraded to diesel electrics during WWII and once roster five ALCO S2 switchers. Two have been converted to Bio-Diesels and still serve San Francisco at the Port of San Francisco southern waterfront trackage around Pier 96.

STATE BELT VISITORS
Over the years the State Belt hosted many famous trains, excursions, and also events and displays. This page provides a short description and photos of the events, and also a list of several movies the State Belt starred in.

STATE BELT ROLLING STOCK
The State Belt only rostered four flat cars and a few maintance-of-way cars.

HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS
State Belt Historical Photographs - collections as noted.

SBRR LINKS
Links to more information on the www about the State Belt Railroad. Maps, documents, photos and much more.