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Fred A. Walker correspondence and memorial card
MS 454  
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Description
Correspondence and memorial cards relating to Iowa native Fred A. Walker, a car inspector for the Central Pacific Railroad. He died March 27, 1892, age 25, in Sacramento, after having one of legs crushed at Blue Canyon. The correspondence includes letters to Fred A. Walker from family and friends in Texas, Kansas and California. Mr. Walker was also an amateur photographer.
Extent
6 folders
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
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