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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Dates: 1907-1918
    Collection Number: MS 139
    Creator/Collector: Oroville and Nelson Railroad Company
    Extent: 1 half-box + 1 volume
    Repository: California State Railroad Museum Library
    Sacramento, California 95814
    Abstract: Accounting records.
    Language of Material: English


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    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 Capital 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.

    Preferred Citation

    OROVILLE AND NELSON RAILROAD COMPANY RECORDS. California State Railroad Museum Library

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Southern Pacific Railroad, New York Collection.

    Biography/Administrative History

    Incorporated January 12, 1907. Formed by the Southern Pacific Company, this road was projected about twelve miles from Oroville westerly to Nelson. The company was merged in July, 1917, with the Southern Pacific Company, and no such railroad was built. [Guy Dunscomb, A CENTURY OF SOUTHERN PACIFIC STEAM LOCOMOTIVES, 1862-1962 (Modesto, California: 1967), p. 400]

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Accounting records include a journal, January 1907 to December 1917, forms in general account with Southern Pacific Company, 1907-1911 and circular No. 12 submitted to the Interstate Commerce Commission, Division of Statistics, 1907-1918.