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Texas and New Orleans Railroad records
MS 795  
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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: Texas and New Orleans Railroad records
    Dates: 1876-1932
    Collection Number: MS 795
    Creator/Collector: Texas & New Orleans Railroad
    Extent: 11 volumes
    Repository: California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives
    Sacramento, California 95814
    Abstract: Records include bond ledgers, registers, and transfers, and a general ledger.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    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 CSRM Librarian. 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

    Texas and New Orleans Railroad records. California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives

    Biography/Administrative History

    The Texas and New Orleans Railroad was a railroad in Texas and Louisiana. In 1876 it converted from short gauge to narrow gauge. In 1934, it operated 3,713 miles of railroad. In 1961, Texas & New Orleans merged with parent company Southern Pacific.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Records include bond ledgers, registers, and transfers, and a general ledger.