|2009||Pony Express and
Sleeper Pacific Sands travel from Los Angeles to New Orleans,
Washington DC, Chicago and back to LA
|2008||Pony Express departs
Santa Fe for Los Angeles to participate in the AAPRCO Convention.
Returns to new home in Winslow, AZ
|2007||TTSI moves Private Party Car Pony Express
from Amtrak-Los Angeles to Santa Fe Southern Ry, Santa Fe,
|2007||Stan Garner – Train Coordinator for Universal
Pictures Feature Film “The Express”
|2006||TTSI – Train Coordinator for Lions Gate’s Feature
Film “3:10 to Yuma”
|2006||TTSI – Train Coordinator for Paramount Classics
Feature Film “There Will Be Blood”
|2005||THE TRAIN SOURCE, INC. – Pony Express
participates in AAPRCO Convention Special to the Grand Canyon.
|2004||THE TRAIN SOURCE, INC. – Pony Express
participates in AAPRCO Convention Special to Missoula, MT then
in the Montana by Steam II special behind Daylight locomotive
#4449. Stan Garner elected to AAPRCO Board of Directors.
|2002||THE TRAIN SOURCE INC. – Private
Party Car Pony Express begins regular charter operations
with trip to the Grand Canyon. August, 2002
|2001||THE TRAIN SOURCE INC. – Completes Amtrak PC-2
inspection and rebuild on PPCX 800320 Pony Express.
|1997||THE TRAIN SOURCE INC. – Purchases ex-Canadian
Pacific Ry Baggage Express car #4210 – PPCX 800320 Pony Express
from the Mark L. Dees Estate. Begin Amtrak PC-2 inspection and
|1997||THE TRAIN SOURCE INC. – Short Line Enterprises,
Inc. renamed to The Train Source, Inc. December 1, 1997
|1997||SHORT LINE ENTERPRISES, INC. – Logan S. Garner
becomes sole shareholder. August 1, 1997.
|1997||SHORT LINE ENTERPRISES, INC. sells all assets
including the Fillmore & Western Railway and the name Short
Line Enterprises to Mr. D. A. Wilkinson of Santa Paula, California.January 20, 1997
|1994||SHORT LINE ENTERPRISES, INC. – Partners in Short
Line Enterprises, Ltd. assign all interests to SLE, Inc. (General
Partner) and the company is renamed Short Line Enterprises, Inc.December 30, 1994.
|1994||SHORT LINE ENTERPRISES, LTD. Edward G. Farrell,
III becomes a partner. October, 1994.
|1991||SHORT LINE ENTERPRISES, LTD. moves operations
to Fillmore, California. July, 1991.
|1990||SHORT LINE ENTERPRISES, LTD. Closes Newhall Ranch
Movie Train operation, moves to SP’s Santa Paula Branch, Piru
California. Establishes Fillmore & Western Railway. July,
|1989||SHORT LINE ENTERPRISES, LTD. – Completes work
on Nevada State Museum projects at Carson City, Nevada.
|1988||SHORT LINE ENTERPRISES, INC. completes a 12 month
plan of voluntary liquidation following the sale of assets to
the Nevada State Museum. December, 1988.
|1988||SHORT LINE ENTERPRISES, LTD., a California limited
partnership by its general partner, SLE, Inc., a California corporation,
established by James F. Clark, Jr., Logan S. Garner and John
C. Garner. Acquires balance of Short Line Enterprises, Inc. assets
and continues business. February 10, 1988.
|1987||SHORT LINE ENTERPRISES, INC. enters into an agreement
with the Nevada State Museum to sell a substantial portion of
the company’s antique locomotives and cars to the Nevada State
Museum (representing more than 90% of the corporation’s asset
|1985||SHORT LINE ENTERPRISES, INC. establishes Newhall
Ranch Movie Train at Newhall Ranch, CA. June, 1985.
|1985||James F. Clark, Jr. purchases SLE stock from
W. A. Oden estate. May, 1985.
|1983||W. A. Oden passes away. March, 1983.|
|1979||SHORT LINE ENTERPRISES, INC. – Begins work on
Nevada State Parks and Nevada State Museum projects at Carson
|1977||Locomotive #8, Flat/Excursion Cars #358 &
#360, Miners Caboose # 10 and Railbus #50 moved to Sierra Railroad,
Jamestown, CA. May, 1977.
|1976||Balance of SLE collection moved to Sierra Railroad,
Jamestown, CA. June, 1976.
|1976||Locomotive #8, Flat/Excursion Cars #358 &
#360, Miners Caboose # 10 and Railbus #50 leased to Virginia
& Truckee Railroad, Virginia City, Nevada. April, 1976.
|1975||1975 Entered into Film Representation agreement
with Sierra Railroad Company, Jamestown, CA
|1973||SHORT LINE ENTERPRISES, INC. -Four partners in
SHORT LINE ENTERPRISES combine all assets and establish Short
Line Enterprises, Inc.
|1972||Started discussions with Robert Gray about supplying
equipment for his proposed tourist railroad in Virginia City,
||Short Line purchased Twentieth Century Fox Collection|
||Ron Steiner and bill Oden purchase ex-Federal
Shipbuilding Corp 0-4-0 No.2
||Short Line purchases 22 freight and passenger
cars from the Paramount Collection. Keep 7 sell 15 to the Nevaa
||Ron Steiner & Bob Verkuyl purchase ex-Virginia
& Truckee RR Coach Combine no.8 the “Julia Bulette”
at MGM auction. Bill and Stan purchase ex-AT&SF flat car.
Ron and Bob become part of Short Line Enterprises.
||Bill and Stan purchase ex-Robinson Clay Products narrow gauge
||Bill and Stan complete reurbishment of No.1|
||Stan Garner and Bill Oden purchase ex-Rogue River
Valley Railway Co. No. 1 from Chad O’Connor