San Francisco, Napa and Calistoga Railway Records

California State Railroad Museum Library
California State Railroad Museum Library
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Sacramento, California 95814
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2013


Descriptive Summary

Title: San Francisco, Napa and Calistoga Railway Records
Dates: 1904-1916
Collection Number: MS 60
Creator/Collector: San Francisco, Napa and Calistoga Railway
Extent: 5 boxes
Repository: California State Railroad Museum Library
Sacramento, California 95814
Abstract: Invoices, vouchers, and legal documentation for the San Francisco, Napa, and Calistoga Railway and its predecessor railroads the San Francisco, Vallejo & Napa Valley, and the Vallejo, Benecia & Napa Valley.
Language of Material: English

Access

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 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

San Francisco, Napa and Calistoga Railway Records. California State Railroad Museum Library

Acquisition Information

Gift of Robert H. Power, 1978.

Biography/Administrative History

The San Francisco, Napa & Calistoga Railway came about in 1911 for the purchase and operation of the San Francisco, Vallejo & Napa Valley Railroad, which had itself been organized to extend the Vallejo, Benicia & Napa Valley Railroad. The Vallejo, Benicia & Napa Valley Railroad had been organized in 1903 to build from Vallejo to White Sulfur Springs, and from Napa to Jackson's Soda Springs. The line was completed to Calistoga in June 1907. The San Francisco, Napa & Calistoga was again reorganized in 1935 as the San Francisco & Napa Valley and survived until 1956.

Scope and Content of Collection

These records are minimally processed and are organized by company and consist mostly of miscellaneous invoices and vouchers for the Vallejo, Benicia & Napa Valley, San Francisco, Vallejo & Napa Valley, and the San Francisco, Napa & Calistoga. A few folders contain material relating to specific subjects such as construction or wrecks. In addition, there is a small amount of legal documentation and correspondence in the collection.

Indexing Terms

San Francisco, Vallejo & Napa Valley Railroad
Vallejo, Benicia & Napa Valley Railroad