Using the P&SR services to promote the railroad and Luther Burbank work

posted May 6, 2012, 8:07 AM by Western Sonoma County Historical Society   [ updated May 6, 2012, 8:09 AM ]

Press Democrat, 1905 

Even Luther Burbank got into the act using the P&SR services to promote the railroad and his work. 

Distinguished Men To Call On Burbank

William H. Crocker, millionaire and president of the Crocker-Woolworth National Bank of San Francisco, Will S. Tevis, millionaire, United States Judge W.W. Morrow of the Circuit Court, and Edgar Sartus, writer and scientist are expected today to visit Luther Burbank and be guests on a trolley party of Director Frank A. Brush of the Petaluma and Santa Rosa Railway.

According to the present plan, Burbank will accompany Mr. Brush to Petaluma this morning on a special car and they will meet the visitors. A run will be made to the Burbank experimental grounds in Sebastopol which grounds will be inspected. The party will then come to this city to visit Burbank's home on Santa Rosa Avenue.