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

 Collection
Identifier: 97-08
Abstract 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.

Rawhide Western Railway Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC1119
Abstract Includes correspondence between contractor Charles Wesley Reed, stockholders Fred Grutt and his brothers, and other owners and financiers of the railroad; contracts between the company and mine owners, and maps of railroad rights-of-way through some Rawhide mines.

Gordon A. Sampson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC446
Abstract Includes Sampson's reminiscences of his military career, Margaret Ryan Sampson's diary of a trip to Calgary, Canada (1964), a biography of Max C. Fleischmann, a W.P.A. history of the Nevada Episcopal Church, Robert A. Allen's report on the V & T, and legal papers from the Interstate Commerce Commission's hearings on the abandonment of the V & T.

Tonopah and Goldfield Railroad Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: NC165
Abstract Bulletins and notices issued by the company providing instructions for operations and news of other Nevada railroad lines; invoices, damage claims, freight orders, and correspondence from other companies; and the decision from a Nevada District Court case allowing abandonment of the line.

Virginia and Truckee Railroad Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC427
Abstract Correspondence, legal papers, financial records, operating and personnel records, maps, schedules, and other records reflecting all phases of the railroad's operations.

Correspondence from William Jackson Westerfield to George H. Densmore

 Collection
Identifier: NC144
Abstract Letters from Westerfield in Battle Mountain, Nevada to George H. Densmore proposing the establishment of a newspaper in Battle Mountain to promote the proposed Austin Railroad between Battle Mountain and Austin, and politicing in the Nevada election of 1879, hinting that he would accept the position of private secretary to Governor Bradley.

Western Pacific Railroad Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 86-24
Abstract Correspondence, financial records, maps, relating to extension of passing tracks at Elburz and Ellison, Nevada.

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

 Collection
Identifier: NC107
Abstract 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.

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Western Pacific Railroad Company 3
Brown, Thomas P. (Thomas Pollok) 2
Mills, Darius O. (Darius Ogden), 1825-1910 2
Sampson, Gordon A. 2
Southern Pacific Railroad Company 2
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Virginia & Truckee Railroad 2
Yerington, Henry M. 2
Allen, Robert A. (Robert A.) 1
Ardery, A. M. 1
Austin City Railway 1
Austin Mining Company (Nev.) 1
Bender, D. A. (David Almon) 1
Bigelow, Sam C. 1
Bryant, Jim (Local historian) 1
Carson and Colorado Railroad 1
Champion (Ship) 1
Chandler, H. H. 1
Coffin, H. 1
Densmore, George F. 1
Downeyville Mining Company 1
Episcopal Church 1
Eureka and Palisade Railroad Company 1
Eureka and Palisade Railway Company 1
Eureka-Nevada Railway Company 1
Fautz, J. L. 1
Fernley and Lassen Railway Company 1
Fleischmann, Max C. (Max Charles), 1877-1951 1
Fruit Growers Supply Company 1
Goldfield Blue Bell Mining Company 1
Gorman, Frank Joseph 1
Griffiths, H. L. 1
Grutt, Fred 1
Hart, Red (John) 1
Haynie, J. W. (John W.) 1
King, George 1
Kirk, W. H. 1
Lassen Lumber and Box Company 1
Malo, R. R. 1
Manhattan Mining and Reduction Company 1
McCarran, Pat 1
McGee, William E. (Railroad employee) 1
McLeod, Duncan 1
Mid-Pacific Railroad Company 1
Murphy, Frank Edward 1
Murphy, Michael A. 1
Nevada Central Motor Lines, Incorporated 1
Nevada Central Railroad Company 1
Nevada Company 1
Nevada Copper Belt Railroad Company 1
Nevada Copper Belt Railway Company 1
Oddie, Tasker L. (Tasker Lowndes) 1
Oroville and Virginia City Railroad 1
Rawhide Western Railway Company 1
Red River Lumber Company 1
Reed, Charles Wesley 1
Requa, Isaac 1
Requa, M. L. (Mark Lawrence) 1
Salzman, B. 1
Sampson, Margaret Ryan 1
Sanger, J. S. 1
Sexton, Charles B. 1
Sexton, John E. (John Edward) 1
Sharon, William, 1821-1885 1
Southern Pacific Company 1
St. Louis (Ship) 1
State Bank of Nevada 1
Stokes, Anson Phelps 1
Stokes, Isaac N. Phelps 1
Stokes, James Graham Phelps 1
Tonopah and Goldfield Railroad Company 1
Trolson, Jacob 1
United States. Interstate Commerce Commission 1
Virginia and Truckee Railroad Company 1
Virginia-Truckee Transit Company 1
Walker, T. B. (Thomas Barlow) 1
Westerfield, William Jackson 1
Western Timber Treating Company 1
Whittell, George, 1881-1969 1
Wikender, William 1
Yerington, Edward B. 1
Zimmer, Ed L. 1
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