These papers document the career of Western Pacific Railroad Chief Mechanical Officer Elbert E. Gleason and the role of WP
Vice-President and Chief Engineer Virgil G. Bogue in the construction of the Western Pacific Railroad, 1905-190l9.
Elbert E. Gleason entered Western Pacific Railroad service as a roundhouse clerk on July 9, 1911 in Oakland and retired after
34 years in 1954 as the company's Chief Mechanical Officer.
2 Linear Feet
2 record cartons
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