Railroads -- California
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Jim Bryant Papers
Carson and Colorado Railroad Records
The Carson and Colorado Railroad was incorporated in May 1880 to service the growing Mining Companies of the west Central Nevada and nearby California. Collection contains organizational papers, correspondence, land related documents, financial statements between 1880-1916. Bound volumes include accounts, waybills, freight and tonnage records and train registers.
Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains via the Western Pacific Railroad Feather River route
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).
Western Pacific Railroad Company Records
Contains correspondence, financial records, maps, relating to extension of passing tracks at Elburz and Ellison, Nevada. Created by the Western Pacific Railroad Company from 1938-1941.