El Paso and Southwestern Records

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California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives
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Sacramento, California 95814
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2018


Descriptive Summary

Title: El Paso and Southwestern Records
Dates: 1899-1924
Collection Number: MS 745
Creator/Collector: El Paso and Southwestern Railroad
Extent: 63 volumes
Repository: California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives
Sacramento, California 95814
Abstract: Primarily financial records of the El Paso and Southwestern Railroad.
Language of Material: English

Access

This collection is open to research by appointment. Call Library staff one week in advance of your visit.

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

El Paso and Southwestern Records. California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives

Acquisition Information

Gift of the Southern Pacific Company's, New York Collection

Biography/Administrative History

The Arizona and South Eastern Railroad, a short-line railroad formed in 1888, was renamed The El Paso and Southwestern Railroad on June 25, 1901. Subsidiaries include the Nacozari Railroad, the Morenci Southern Railroad, the El Paso and Northeastern Railway, and the El Paso Southern Railway. By 1917 the El Paso and Southwestern had more than 1139 miles of track in Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. In 1924, the Southern Pacific purchased the El Paso & Southwestern which became part of a new second Southern Pacific mainline across Arizona and New Mexico and into Texas.

Scope and Content of Collection

Financial records of the El Paso and Southwestern Railroad. Also includes a land title register.