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Southern Pacific's New Palmdale-Colton Cutoff Line album
MS 775  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Southern Pacific's New Palmdale-Colton Cutoff Line album
    Dates: Aug. 16, 1967
    Collection Number: MS 775
    Creator/Collector: Southern Pacific
    Extent: 1 album
    Repository: California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives
    Sacramento, California 95814
    Abstract: This album was prepared for the Southern Pacific Company's Board of Director's inspection trip on Aug. 16, 1967.
    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 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

    Southern Pacific's New Palmdale-Colton Cutoff Line album. California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This album was prepared for the Southern Pacific Company's Board of Director's inspection trip on Aug. 16, 1967. It chronicles the construction of the 78-mile line from Palmdale to Colton, California. Includes maps showing the route, photographs of surveying, grading the right-of-way, bridge building, and track laying. The album concludes with photographs of the dedication ceremony on July 11, 1967 and the first official train to pass over the new line, breaking through the banner. One page shows facts and figures about the new Palmdale-Colton line. [Album 105]