The Western Pacific Railroad Company; some outstanding points as to its early history, location surveys ...

 Collection
Identifier: NC107

Scope and Contents

Speech before the Pacific Railway Club on Treasure Island, San Francisco, California, details the railroad's route, double track system in Nevada, elevational changes, early company history, predecessor companies, and railroad construction.

Dates

  • July 20, 1939

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.

Administrative History

Publicity manager of the Western Pacific Railroad Company.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (11 leaves)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Thomas P. Brown was the publicity manager of the Western Pacific Railroad Company. Collection contains speech from July 20, 1939 before the Pacific Railway Club on Treasure Island, San Francisco, California, details the railroad's route, double track system in Nevada, elevational changes, early company history, predecessor companies, and railroad construction.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Speech. NC107

Title
Guide to The Western Pacific Railroad Company; some outstanding points as to its early history, location surveys ...
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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