Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Sta Mesa Before and After Video

Sta. Mesa, December 2005.

Sta Mesa, July 2007.

Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Cardona Side Trip

Future site of Philippines' first garden railroad. September 22, 2007.
Customized CNC. Cardona, Rizal.

The computerized control was built by Karel Brouwers.
Karel's 7 1/2 inch steam locomotive design is now ready for casting.
PRHS members Marvin Gajardo and Karel Brouwers.

Now ready for the next step.

Friday, September 21, 2007

YouTube PNR Collection

PNR 915

PNR 5009

PNR 5005

Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Northrail and Southrail GMANewsTV Collection

Reporter's Notebook: Northrail
09/18/2007 | 11:58 PM

Railroad residents heckle VP De Castro
07/11/2007 | 07:06 PM

QTV: Railroad squatters slam VP Noli de Castro
07/11/2007 | 05:22 PM

Houses near Sta. Mesa railroad tracks demolished
06/21/2007 | 12:36 PM

Shanty-dwellers near Taguig railroad leave
07/17/2007 | 11:35 AM

For the latest Philippine news stories and videos, visit GMANews.TV

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

San Pedro - Carmona Branch

Station Location: Magsaysay, San Pedro, Laguna. Why is the station called Carmona?

Start of the inspection. Philippine Railways Historical Society members first field trip.

Carmona Station and Market. September, 2007.

When is the market day? Inside the Carmona Station Market.

Tickets anyone?

Empty bench. Carmona Station Exit.

PNR Carmona Station Office. Modern day archaeological site.

End of the line.

PNR tropical jungle.

Where is the PNR historical marker?

Development standstill. Y2K bug?

The last train to San Pedro left last year.

San Pedro - Carmona Railroad Underpass, Southluzon Expressway.

A station without a name.

Railroad curve ahead.

Tight squeeze. Use the left track if you are going to Bicol and the right track, from Carmona.

Original Philippine-Japan San Pedro-Carmona railroad ties. John Holland did not rehabilitate this line.

Wood in between concrete ties. John Holland Southrail rehab.

San Pedro, Laguna Station. No train from Carmona here.

Locked! Railroad Switch or Jeepney stop sign?

The start of the branch. Converted to Jeepney station?

Saturday, September 15, 2007

San Pedro Railroad Scenes

Railroad Crossing Sign, San Pedro, Laguna. September, 2007. Railroad services stopped last year due to Typhoon Milenyo. Will the government look and listen?
San Pedro Station. September, 2007. The last train to Bicol left several months ago.
La Pacita Station. September, 2007. Ice Cream anyone?
San Pedro Line, September 2007. No Chinese railroad builders here. Only CHINAWARE!
San Miguel Beer still the king of the railroad.

Paco Station

Paco Station, September 2007. The station will be 100 years old soon.

Plaza Dilao and Paco Station. September 2007. More funds were given to beautify this park than the station at the back.

PNR tracks at the back of Paco Station. September, 2007. The Manila Mayor needs more than just road sweeping to clear the shopping mall mess beside the Paco station.

Friday, September 14, 2007

Thursday, September 13, 2007

PNR 921

PNR 921, FTI Station, September, 2007. The station can now be viewed along the FTI road.

PNR rush hour. Morning sunlight finally passes thru. All buildings were demolished in this area.

Saturday, September 8, 2007

Biggest Covered PNR Station

Nichols (now Villamor) PNR Station, Philippines' Biggest Covered Station, August, 2007. Click on image for larger view.

MRT 3 Guadalupe Station

MRT 3 Guadalupe Station and Guadalupe Bridge, September, 2007.

Home Along D Riles No More

Home Along D Riles No More, Magallanes Interchange, August, 2007.

MRT 3 Crossing Station

MRT 3 Crossing Station, September, 2007. Click on image for larger view.

MRT 3 View From The Top

MRT 3 near Megamall, July, 2007.

MRT 3 near Boni Station, September, 2007.

Wednesday, September 5, 2007

Meralco Tram 1220

Meralco Tram 1220 at the Meralco Museum, September, 2007.