L G. Harris's Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway 2nd Track Construction scrapbook

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Descriptive Summary

Title: L G. Harris's Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway 2nd Track Construction scrapbook
Dates: Oct. 1922 - Jun. 1923
Collection Number: MS 825
Creator/Collector: Harris, L. G.
Extent: 1 album
Repository: California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives
Sacramento, California 95814
Abstract: This scrapbook was the property of L. G. Harris. The first few pages of this book shows data on the construction work on the second track between Yampai, Arizona and Topock, Arizona.
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

L G. Harris's Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway 2nd Track Construction scrapbook. California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives

Acquisition Information

Gift of the Historical Center for Southeast New Mexico, Sep. 25, 1988

Biography/Administrative History

L G. Harris was the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Construction Engineer on the second track construction project.

Scope and Content of Collection

This scrapbook was the property of L. G. Harris. The first few pages of this book shows data on the construction work on the second track between Yampai, Arizona and Topock, Arizona which included personnel, dates of work started and date track turned over to operation, signals place in service, miles of track constructed, miles of track removed, grading data, and miscellaneous data. The next few pages show sketches of the line changes. These sketches range in scales from 1"=6000' down to 1"=500'. The remainder of the book are high quality photographs of the construction project and were taken on two separate inspection trips, one in October 1922 and the other in June 1923. [Album 124]

Indexing Terms

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway