Hello Minton fans part 2
Within the Balboa Park ..the San Diego Model Train museum ...their library has many holdings of photos etc .
Searching their online library come up with the following listing plus additional photos..perhaps someone near San Diego can visit the library and post some images .
Envelope 1 containing: Note from Helen C. Chester regarding her father Minton Cronkhite; Minton Cronkhite Biographical Information; Press Release "San Diego, Minton Cronkhite and Model Railroading," SDMRM Presss Release January 16, 1991; Letter from Davide Brown Barrow Jr. to Steve Sidensticker (of SDMRM) with attached letter to David Barrow from Chet Taylor of the "Toluca Lines" regarding Minton Cronkhite; Article "Mr. Minton Cronkhite's San Marino - Santa Fe," The Modelmaker November 1934; Article pages "The Cronkhite O Gauge Systems," The Model Railroader, October, 1936; Article "San Francisco Exposition Makes Our Country Rail-Minded," The Model Railroader, March, 1938; Article "THe San Marino & Santa Fe," The Model Railroader, November, 1938; Article, "At the Golden Gate Fair," The Model Railroader, May, 1939; Page, Scale-Models, Inc. advertisement containing a picture of Minton Cronkhite,The Model Railroader, August, 1939; Article, "Santa Fe Model System," The Model Railroader," The Model Railroader, March 1941; Article, "Santa Fe Exhibit," Model Builder, November, 1941; Cover and page from the "Texas Centennial," Santa Fe Pamphlet from the 1936 Fail with a photograph of the Minton Cronkhite display; Page, "Pike Pic," from the NMRA Bulletin showing Minton Cronkhite's Santa Fe Exhibit at the San Francisco World's Fair; Article, "Engine 2351 run psgr extra west" featuring the Cambria & Black Moutain layout of Minton Cronkhite, Model Railroader, November, 1941; Article, "Our Display at San Diego Exposition Creates Exception Enthusiasm," featuring the Santa Fe Exhibit at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, Santa Fe Magazine; Copies of Photographs taken by Clarence King and David Barrow on a visit to Cronkhite at his layout in Rancho Santa Fe in 1951; Ltr, Bill Cronkhite to Marty Young, President SDMDM, dtd 11/21/89 re return of Minton Cronkhite models to the family; Ltr, Bill Cronkhite to Steve Sidensticker, President SDMRM, dtd 1/03/90 re status of certain Cronkhite models that were in Jim Nemitz's possesion; Ltr, William G. Cronkhite to Steve Sidensticker, President SDMRM, dtd 1/25/90 re return of Cronkhite models by Max Schwanda, Jim Nemitz and Aylmer; Ltr, William G. Cronkhite to Steve Sidensticker, SDMRM dtd 3/15/91 re the opening of the Minton Cronkhite exhibit at the Musuem on March 9, 1991; Envelope marked "Sidensticker" on thefront containing some photographs and a letter from John H White to Mr. Sidensticker dtd 2/20/91 re a model of a PRR 4-4-0; Booklet, "The Museum & Santa Fe Railroad," Museum of Science & Industry, Chicago, IL, 1941;
3 mounted photos from 1905 and 1910 of sleeping car interior, Mount Washington NH station and NP train wreck; 2 mounted editorial cartoons about sleeping car accommodations and train wrecks (undated: probably late 1800s); article “The San Marino & Sante Fe” from Model Railroader (Nov. 1938); 4 b&w photos of Cronkhite’s layout by C. Tayloe (undated); 10 b&w photos of Cronkhite’s layout during construction by Barrow (1951); Letter of 4/1/99 from D. Barrow to J. Rotsart re missing Cronkhite photos; envelope with negatives labeled "Minton Cronkhite photos; Returned by Joe Cesare 9/18/10 JR"; article "Minton Cronkhite's Proto:48? Layout: Circa 1938" from The Proto Journal (4th Qtr: 1996); Twelve photocopied photos of Cronkhite's San Francisco and Chicago layouts from the Kansas Historical Society (donor and date not identified);