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Oregon Central & Eastern Railroad Vouchers
MS 135  
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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

    Title: Oregon Central & Eastern Railroad Vouchers
    Dates: 1894-1898
    Collection Number: MS 135
    Creator/Collector: Oregon Central & Eastern Railroad
    Extent: 8 linear foot boxes
    Repository: California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives
    Sacramento, California 95814
    Abstract: Vouchers.
    Language of Material: English


    This collection is open for research at our off-site storage facility with one week's notice. Contact Library & Archives staff to arrange for access.

    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

    Oregon Central & Eastern Railroad Vouchers. California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Southern Pacific Railroad, New York Collection.

    Biography/Administrative History

    The Oregon Central & Eastern Railroad Company, incorporated April 12, 1895 to acquire (through foreclosure and reorganization) on April 13, 1895 the property of the Willamette Valley & Coast and Oregon Pacific. The OC&E constructed no railroad; it was operated by its own organization from date acquired until sold to the Corvallis & Eastern on January 24, 1898. During its corporate existence it abandoned 1.06 miles of track from Hoover east. The OC&E was dissolved on January 20, 1906. [Guy Dunscomb, A CENTURY OF SOUTHERN PACIFIC STEAM LOCOMOTIVES, 1862-1962 (Modesto, California: 1967), p. 378]

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Accounting vouchers from 1896 through 1898 from before incorporation of the Oregon Central & Eastern Railroad in 1895 until its sale in 1898 to Corvallis & Eastern.