John R. Signor

Specializing in Western Railroad History

John R. Signor is well known in the field of western railroad history. He worked train service for Southern Pacific Railroad from 1974 to 1995 then for the McCloud Railway as a conductor until his retirement in 2010. He has written or co-authored 13 books dealing with railroads in California, Oregon, Nevada, New Mexico, Colorado and Mexico and written numerous articles on subjects dealing with western railroad history. He has served for many years as editor of the quarterly publications produced by the Santa Fe Railway, Southern Pacific Railroad and Union Pacific Railroad historical societies. In addition he is occasionally used as a researcher, consultant, and expert witness for a number of clients in the western railroad industry. For more information, or a resume of recent activities you may contact him at .

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