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Bob Lorain scrapbook
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Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Bob Lorain scrapbook
    Dates: 1930s
    Collection Number: MS 614
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: 1 half box
    Repository: California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives
    Sacramento, California 95814
    Abstract: Scrapbook of clippings and postcards relating to railroads, collected by the donor in the 1930s. Volume includes photograph of Robert Lorain posed with a replica of Western Pacific steam locomotive No. 153. As a child, Mr. Lorain lived in Sacramento adjacent to the Western Pacific Railroad yards. The donor's father was employed at the Southern Pacific shops for over 30 years.
    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 Archivist. 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

    Bob Lorain scrapbook. California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Robert Lorain, 2003

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Scrapbook of clippings and postcards relating to railroads, collected by the donor in the 1930s. Volume includes photograph of Robert Lorain posed with a replica of Western Pacific steam locomotive No. 153. As a child, Mr. Lorain lived in Sacramento adjacent to the Western Pacific Railroad yards. The donor's father was employed at the Southern Pacific shops for over 30 years.