Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains via the Western Pacific Railroad Feather River route

 Collection
Identifier: 97-08

Scope and Contents

Includes a travelog describing the route of the Western Pacific Railroad Company through the Feather River Canyon of the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California; map of the railroad's route across California, Nevada, and Utah; profile maps of the route from Oakland, California, to Salt Lake City, Utah, and the extension from Keddie to Bieber, California; and a poem, "The Feather River Canyon" by WPRR employee William Wikander.

Dates

  • 1940

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.

Biographical Note

Publicity manager for the Western Pacific Railroad Company.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (1 item (27 p.))

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Thomas Pollok Brown was a publicity manager for the Western Pacific Railroad Company. Includes a travelog describing the route of the Western Pacific Railroad Company, map of the railroad's route across California, Nevada, and Utah, profile maps of the route from Oakland, California, to Salt Lake City, Utah, and the extension from Keddie to Bieber, California; and a poem, "The Feather River Canyon" by WPRR employee William Wikander (1940).

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.

Title
Guide to the Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains via the Western Pacific Railroad Feather River route
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

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