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Kuhn (Gene H.) Collection
MS 878  
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Description
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.
Background
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.
Extent
10.3 Linear Feet 7 record cartons + 5 oversize boxes
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 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.
Availability
Collection is open for research by appointment. Contact Library Staff.