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Last week’s Remember When mystery photo showed the Tracy City Council in December 1994 after the election a month earlier. Left to right: Councilman Ray McCray, Councilwoman Barbara Matthews, Mayor Clyde Bland, Mayor Pro Tem Dan Bilbrey and Councilman Brent Ives. Bilbrey and Ives were each later elected mayor, and Matthews became a member of the State Assembly. McCray now serves as city treasurer.

Today’s mystery photo shows a train pulling into the Tracy Southern Pacific Station in 1950. What kind of train was it, and what was its name?

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If you know the answer or can’t wait until next week to get it, email Sam Matthews at or call 830-4234.

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There is article from 2014 stating this picture is from 1941.

TP Copy Desk Staff
TP Copy Desk

Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We have confirmed the date and corrected the caption on the 2014 story.

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