Previous posts have written about the Lark, a Southern Pacific overnight train between San Francisco and Los Angeles. The railroad was appealing to end service citing low ridership. Critics said the railroad was crippling service and driving customers away. By April 1968 the Lark would be extinct.
The Central Coast Railroad Festival is coming October 7, 2010, click on their name for more details. (You may want to turn the sound down, guitar music plays in background.)