Locomotive engineer's Record Book compiled by Southern Pacific locomotive engineer Carl Koch, May 1903 - May 1904.
Mr. Koch was born in Jackson, California, and went to work in the late 1890s at the age of 14 for the Southern Pacific Railroad
as a helper on SP fire trains. He had advanced to the position of locomotive engineer by 1903-1904. Between 1903 and 1906
he worked for the SP, living at SP's Summit station, west of Truckee.
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