Pacific Railway and Navigation Company Records

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2017


Descriptive Summary

Title: Pacific Railway and Navigation Company Records
Dates: 1905-1913
Collection Number: MS 141
Creator/Collector: Pacific Railway and Navigation Company
Extent: 2 boxes + 4 volumes
Repository: California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives
Sacramento, California 95814
Abstract: Financial records of the Pacific Railway and Navigation Company records.
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

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Preferred Citation

Pacific Railway and Navigation Company Records. California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives

Acquisition Information

From Southern Pacific Railroad, New York Collection.

Biography/Administrative History

Incorporated October 13, 1905; 91.20 miles from Hillsboro to Tillamook, Oregon. Construction was started in November, 1905 and completed June 30, 1911. The Southern Pacific Company acquired an interest in 1906, assumed control on June 5, 1909 and purchased it on July 1, 1915. [Guy Dunscomb, A CENTURY OF SOUTHERN PACIFIC STEAM LOCOMOTIVES, 1862-1962 (Modesto, California: 1967), p. 401].

Scope and Content of Collection

Financial records generated during the construction of the Pacific Railway & Navigation Company include cash books, construction accounts, contracts, agreements, insurance and mail accounts.