The Gene Kuhn collection includes records, maps, and photographs of railroads across the United States collected by Gene Kuhn,
who worked for the Southern Pacific Railroad and Alaska Railroad in the 1970s and 1980s.
Gene Kuhn was born in Yuba City, California in November of 1946. Gene graduated from Yuba City High School and completed two
years at Yuba College. During his high school years he worked at the Del Monte Cannery on Plumas Street south of Bridge Street.
One of his jobs for Del Monte was driving a forklift loading trucks. Gene lived most of his entire life in Sutter County with
about 9 years spent in Yuba City. He has watched Yuba City grow from a population of around 3,000 people in the late 1940's
to over 50,000 today.
10.3 Linear Feet
7 record cartons + 5 oversize boxes
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 CSRM Library & Archives. 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.
Collection is open for research by appointment. Contact Library Staff.