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Carl Koch record book
MS 425  
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Description
Locomotive engineer's Record Book compiled by Southern Pacific locomotive engineer Carl Koch, May 1903 - May 1904.
Background
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.
Extent
1 folder
Restrictions
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.
Availability
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.