Colonel John B. Madden Scrapbooks

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2018


Descriptive Summary

Title: Colonel John B. Madden Scrapbooks
Dates: May 1955 - Jun. 1958
Collection Number: MS 800
Creator/Collector: Madden, Colonel John B.
Extent: 2 scrapbooks
Repository: California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives
Sacramento, California 95814
Abstract: These two scrapbooks include photographs, tickets, and brochures relating to the Railway & Locomotive Historical Society 1955-1956 excursions.
Language of Material: English

Access

This collection is open for research

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

Colonel John B. Madden Scrapbooks. California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives

Acquisition Information

Gift of the Railway & Locomotive Historical Society

Biography/Administrative History

Colonel John B. Madden was a member of the Railway & Locomotive Historical Society during the 1950s.

Scope and Content of Collection

These two scrapbooks include photographs, tickets, and brochures relating to the Railway & Locomotive Historical Society 1955-1956 excursions: the "Napa Valley Picnic", "Burney Gold Spike Special", "Centennial Excursion", and the "Week with Western steam". Also includes the Pacific Railroad Society's excursion No. 96 to Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico in 1958. Also includes informatiion about vacation trips to Knott's Berry Farm, Travel Town at Griffith Park in Los Angeles, and Disneyland. Incudes photographs of Australian steam trains and locomotives taken by R. Brewer of Uralla, Auburn, New South Wales, Australia. [Album 80, album 81]