Saturday, July 4, 2009

Calamba Circa 1910

Calamba Station facing south. Mount Makiling at the background from US National Archives MR350 collection.

Saturday, June 6, 2009

Monday, June 1, 2009

Lutucan Station Visit

Nippon Sharyo crane parked in front of Lutukan Station.  The Lutukan station above is one of several PNR stations no longer listed.

Friday, May 1, 2009

Sunday, April 19, 2009

San Cristobal PNR Bridge

Reese members visited Calamba City last April 18, 2009 to document the on-going demolition of the San Cristobal Bridge.  The Philippine National Railways will construct a new modern bridge within 2009.  The Bicol train service will resume upon completion of this bridge.
The middle pier of the San Cristobal Bridge.  Slowly being demolished by the construction crew.
The south end pier and twisted remains of the San Cristobal bridge.

Top view of the middle and south end pier.

Earth movers busy building access  road for the new bridge construction materials.

The picture above of the same bridge was taken after the opening of the line.  Reese members viewed the end of this once proud bridge.