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Rawhide Western Railway Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC1119
Includes correspondence between contractor Charles Wesley Reed, stockholders Fred Grutt and his brothers, and other owners and financiers of the railroad; contracts between the company and mine owners, and maps of railroad rights-of-way through some Rawhide mines.

Dates

  • 1908-1915

Creator

Restrictions

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (65 items)

Abstract

Includes correspondence between contractor Charles Wesley Reed, stockholders Fred Grutt and his brothers, and other owners and financiers of the railroad; contracts between the company and mine owners, and maps of railroad rights-of-way through some Rawhide mines.

Administrative History

Railroad proposed to go from Rawhide, Nevada to Schurz, Nevada on the Southern Pacific Railroad line; by 1908 the company completed grading of the roadbed but no track was ever laid.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Records,Talisman Press,Purchase.,April 10, 1978,NC119
Title
Guide to the Rawhide Western Railway Company Records
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
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