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Surveys for Austin City Railway

 Collection
Identifier: NC235
Included are surveys and transit and level notes for the railroad route, showing geographical features, roads, and buildings. The surveyor was Jacob Trolson.

Dates

  • 1878-1886

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

1 Cubic Feet (7 volumes)

Abstract

Included are surveys and transit and level notes for the railroad route, showing geographical features, roads, and buildings. The surveyor was Jacob Trolson.

Administrative History

Austin City Railway was a narrow gauge railroad built in 1881 by Allan A. Curtis from the terminus of the Nevada Central Railway at Clifton, Nevada, to the Manhattan Silver Mining Company mines, less than three miles away. The railroad went out of business in 1889.

Arrangement

Arranged geographically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Surveys from unknown.

Creator

Title
A Guide to the Surveys for Austin City Railway
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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