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Guide to the Railtown 1897 State Historic Park Collection
CSPA-335  
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Description
Railtown 1897 State Historic Park is a functional steam-powered locomotive passenger attraction and railyard and is located in Jamestown, Tuolumne County. The Railtown 1897 State Historic Park Collection is arranged in twelve series: 1. Correspondence, 2. Meeting Minutes, 3. Financial Documents, 4. Interpretative Material, 5. Histories, 6. Subject Files, 7. Ephemera, 8. Cartographic Material, 9. Photographic Material, 10. Publications, 11. Media, and 12. Reports. Items span the years 1897 to 2011, with the bulk of the collection dating from 1982 to 1989.
Background
Railtown 1897 State Historic Park is a functional steam-powered locomotive passenger attraction and railyard and is located in Jamestown, Tuolumne County. There are thirty-two historic structures and rail cars on the Railtown 1897 SHP property. The State of California acquired the Jamestown railyard property and rolling stock from Sierra Railway in 1982 by legislative mandate.
Extent
2.5 linear feet, including 1 map folder.
Restrictions
For permission to reproduce or publish, please consult the California State Parks Archives archivist. Permission for reproduction or publication is given on behalf of the California State Parks Archives, McClellan as the owner of the physical items. The researcher assumes all responsibility for possible infringement that may arise from reproduction or publication of materials from the California State Parks Archives.
Availability
The collection is open for research. Cultural and archaeological site maps are restricted. Reports with sensitive data may be restricted. Consult repository for details.