Classic Photos and History

Background & Disclaimer

This page is intended to document the predecessors of many of the transit agencies in Silicon Valley. No transit agency has any affiliation whatsoever with the content on or liked to this page. Sites linked to are solely responsible for their content.

Unless otherwise noted, bus photos featuring the predecessors to all transit agencies are courtesy of the Northern California Bus Fans who are solely responsible for their content.


  • SP Commute Page – photos taken when Southern Pacific Railroad (SP) ran commuter rail service between San Francisco (3rd/Townsend) and San Jose (Cahill St. Station)



SamTrans Predecessors

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA)


VTA’s Predecessors

Dumbarton Bridge (DB) Bus Service


  • Current and classic DB bus photos





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    November 18, 2011 at 7:32 am

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