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California and Oregon Railroad Day Book
MS 112  
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Description
Day book from the California and Oregon Railroad.
Background
Incorporated December 18, 1869 as a consolidation of the California & Oregon Railroad (of 1868). • 1. California & Oregon Railroad (of 1868) • (a) California & Oregon Railroad Company (of 1865) • (b) Marysville Railroad Company • (c) California Central Railroad Company • 2. Yuba Railroad •The California & Oregon Railroad was operated by the Central Pacific and was consolidated with it on August 22, 1870. On that date it owned a total of 77.53 miles of track: 23.90 acquired with the Yuba Rail Road, 10.30 of the former California Central, plus 43.33 miles between Marysville and Chico constructed between May and July of 1870. [Guy Dunscomb, A CENTURY OF SOUTHERN PACIFIC STEAM LOCOMOTIVES, 1862-1962 (Modesto, California: 1967), pp. 367-368]
Extent
1 half-box
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the California State Railroad Museum. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the District Collections Manager. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the CSRM as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.