Shipping station and receiving point for the Molino Timber Company at Molino (Junction), on a branch of the Southern Pacific. The Molino Timber Company was incorporated in 1911 as a subcontracting company of the Loma Prieta Lumber Company. Molino used 30-inch narrow gauge cars to transport their lumber. These narrow gauge cars used the smaller rail seen between the standard rails of the left-hand track. The trestle on the far right led to the Loma Prieta Company's sawmill.
Place: Molino (Santa Cruz Mountains, Loma Prieta area, 3 miles from Aptos), in what became Forest of Nisene Marks State Park
Sources of Information: Notes on front of photo; Powell pp. 129,134I,134J; Hamman p. 65
Original Size: 5"x3"(?)
This photograph is the property of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries, California.