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Southern Pacific Railroad Company Records

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Identifier: NC910
Abstract Southern Pacific Railroad Company was a transcontinental railroad company with tracks running east and west through Nevada. Includes train orders for some Nevada trains, 1896-1958; correspondence, 1892-1958; and time tables, 1914-1925. Of note in the orders are communiques regarding President Harding's funeral train and security precautions in World War II; and in the correspondence, the specifications for maximum railroad car sizes, instructions for transport of army personnel in World War...
Dates: 1892-1958

Sutro Tunnel Company Records

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Identifier: NC07
Abstract The Sutro Tunnel Company was organized by Adolph Sutro for the purpose of constructing a drainage tunnel under the Comstock Lode in Virginia City, Nevada. Records related to organizing, publicizing, funding and constructing the Sutro Tunnel.,Included are transcripts of a court case; correspondence, which consist of letters and construction reports from company secretary Pelham W. Ames to Sutro; deeds; superintendents' reports; speeches; prospectus; certificate of incorporation and by-laws;...
Dates: 1861-1935