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Southern Pacific Railroad Company Records

Identifier: NC910
Abstract 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 II, and land grants and government financing of the Central Pacific Railroad during construction through Nevada.

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  • Names: Southern Pacific Railroad Company X
  • Subject: World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation X