Bob Lorain scrapbook

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California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives
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2018


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

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Publication Rights

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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.