These scrapbooks include photographs, newspaper clippings and drawings illustrating the careers of Southern Pacific maintenance
of way engineer Harry M. Williamson and his father, T.L.Williamson, an SP section foreman in Nevada and Northern California.
Harry M. Williamson was the Chief Engineer for the Southern Pacific system after June 1960. He began working for Southern
Pacific as a laborer in 1933. After graduating from the University of Utah with an engineering degree in 1936, Williamson
became the assistant engineer for the SP Portland Division. He was promoted to Division Engineer in 1953 and in July 1960
became the Chief Engineer of the Southern Pacific system-wide.
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.
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.