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Tonopah and Goldfield Railroad collection
MS 329  
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Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Tonopah and Goldfield Railroad collection
    Dates: 1914-1937
    Collection Number: MS 329
    Creator/Collector: Tonopah and Goldfield Railroad
    Extent: 6 folders
    Repository: California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives
    Sacramento, California 95814
    Abstract: Miscellaneous Tonopah and Goldfield records include correspondence, a check, delivery receipts, a locomotive inspection report, maps, and a Baldwin Locomotive Works proposal.
    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 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.

    Preferred Citation

    Tonopah and Goldfield Railroad collection. California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives

    Biography/Administrative History

    The Tonopah & Goldfield Railroad was created November 1, 1905, as a merger of the Tonopah Railroad and the Goldfield Railroad. The line carried passengers and freight in the mining areas of southern Nevada between Mina and Goldfield. The railroad ceased operation in 1947. For more information see David F. Myrick, Railroads of Nevada and Eastern California, Volume 1: The Northern Roads (Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1992).

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Miscellaneous Tonopah and Goldfield records include correspondence, a check, delivery receipts, a locomotive inspection report, maps, and a Baldwin Locomotive Works proposal.