Category Archives: Randolph Brandt

I Hear From Ocean Shore RR Historian John Schmale

“Rudy” Brandt A while back I posted a three-part short history of the Ocean Shore Railroad based on a 1980 interview I did with the colorful Ocean Shore Railroad historian, Randolph “Rudy” Brandt (his father had been an original investor … Continue reading

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A Short History Of The Ocean Shore Railroad (Part III)

As told to me in 1980 by Randolph Brandt, whose father was an investor, a stockholder, in the Ocean Shore Railroad: “One night they had some kind of convention or big picnic down near Granada—anyway, the train was heading back … Continue reading

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A Short History Of The Ocean Shore Railroad (Part II): Read The DEJA VU

“There were landslides from time to time. The Pedro Pt/Devil’s Slide area was a particularly bad section. On one occasion, I think around 1915, as a result of some fairly torrential storms, about a mile-and-a-half or two miles of right-of-way … Continue reading

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A Short History Of The Ocean Shore Railroad (Part I)

A Short History Of The Ocean Shore Railroad (Part I) As told to me in 1980 by Randolph Brandt, whose father was an investor, a stockholder, in the Ocean Shore Railroad: “He, like a number of other people in the … Continue reading

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