News

October 10, 2020

Trolley Shipped To New Home

On September 3rd, 2020, the 1894 Los Angeles Yellow Car Trolley departed Poway for the Samuel Slater Museum in Webster, Massachusetts. I encourage everyone to visit […]
June 23, 2020
Poway-Midland Railroad Volunteers

COVID-19 Update

Chuck Cross, President the Poway Midland-Railroad and Sarah Becker, Old Poway Park’s Recreation Supervisor, met on June 20th to discuss the feasibility of restarting the railroad’s […]
March 12, 2020
Poway-Midland Railroad

Railroad Operations Closed Until Further Notice

Poway Midland Railroad Family, Following local, state, and federal mandates, and in an abundance of caution for the safety and well-being of those riding the train […]
February 1, 2020
Cable Car Trucks

Cable Car Trucks Return

The Poway-Midland Railroad’s San Francisco Cable Car received their refurbished trucks (wheels) on Wednesday January 29, 2020. They were sent to be refurbished in June of […]
May 12, 2016

Final Inspection

After years of work restoring our 1906 San Francisco Cable Car, a final exacting and painstaking inspection was made before the car was placed in service […]
May 12, 2016

Fairmont Speeder Engine

Gregg Hoel, a PMRR volunteer, has restored a 1934 Fairmount 2 cycle engine. This engine built by the Fairmount Railway Company was responsible for replacing the […]
May 12, 2016

“Old Cantankerous” Down for Repairs

Public Information: The 1907 Baldwin Steam Engine, “Old Cantankerous” is in need of a major repair. The boiler, which has powered the locomotive since 1937, needs […]
May 20, 2016

Vintage trains, homes in Poway

POWAY, Calif. – If there’s one thing both adults and kids love, it’s trains. And there are four historic ones in San Diego still in operation […]
September 1, 2017

Operations cancelled this weekend due to heat

Due to the extended heat wave across this coming weekend, Sept 2nd &3rd. PMRR operations are canceled both Saturday and Sunday. We apologize for the inconvenience.
November 8, 2017

News of the Steam Loco

Our Steam Loco back on site but is currently out of service. We expect the return to service in early 2018. Meanwhile come ride our Speeder, […]