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Guide to the George E. Tillitson collection on railroads, 1880-1940
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Tabulation of distribution of Tillitson Material


I. Stanford University


Hopkins Transportation Library


Individual volumes, Company Annual Reports there needed


Atlas volumes (earlier ones) Street Railway material


Set of Russell Guides : Michigan Guides (selected annually)


Rare Book Room


Complete Tillitson Railroad transcript files;


arranged by states, together with indices, related material.

Document Division


Required serials and many complete files from the various transportation and utility Commissioner's Reports, many states.


Law Library


All the California Law Journals; the Michigan Manuals; some of the unused balance of the serials just above.


Map Section of the Reference Room


Some Atlas volumes; all City and County maps; City Guides; regional guides; Hobbs Auto Guides and early A A A Guides.


Dudley Herbarium


Atlas volumes and early Lippincott Gaseteer.


II. Golden Gate College, San Francisco


Rand-McNally Commercial Atlas - a series.


III. Amargosa Memorial Library, San Francisco


Electric street railway material; early Soribner volumes; misc. bound volumes; many early New York state items, including canal transportation, Hudson River material. The topographic sheets also went hero.


IV. Central California Railway Club, Inc., San Jose


Yearly selection Official Guides; all remaining individual volumes; likewise, Annual Reports, and the prepaid and Mileage Lists; ICC Reports and miscellaneous items. They maintain a working library for their membership.


V. Miscellaneous


Massachusetts, Michigan, North Dakota & King County (Washington) Historical Societies were sent, on request, respective atlas volumes, other items of regional interest.

Container List

Box 1

Alabama, (Initial assorted materials followed by Alabama & Florida Railroad Co.) - Arkansas, Texarkana Union Station Company

Box 2

Arkansas, Thornton and Alexandria Railway Company - California, Fresno Traction Co.

Box 3

California, Front Street, Mission and Ocean Railroad Company - California, Sacramento Valley and Eastern Railway

Box 4

California, Union Pacific Railroad Company - Connecticut, (Initial assorted materials)

Box 5

Connecticut, Branford Electric Railway - Georgia, Central of Georgia Railway Company (followed by assorted materials, last of which is Thomaston and Barnesville Railroad Company)

Box 6

Georgia, Chatham Terminal Company - Indiana, Vincennes Electric Railway Company

Box 7

Indiana, The Wahash and Rochester Railway - Illinois, Chicago Transit Authority (followed by assorted materials, last of which is Chicago Elevated Terminal Railway Company)

Box 8

Illinois, Chicago Tunnel Company - Kansas, The Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company

Box 9

Kansas, Atchison Union Depot and Railway Company - Louisiana, Salmen Brick and Lumber Company

Box 10

Louisiana, Sanders-Troffi Tram Company - Massachusetts, Conway Electric Street Railway Company

Box 11

Massachusetts, Eastern Massachusetts Street Railway Company - Michigan, Cutler and Savidge Lumber Company

Box 12

Michigan, Danaher and Melendy Company - Michigan, Pere Marquette Railway Company

Box 13

Michigan, Pere Marquette Railway Company - Minnesota, Gunflint and Lake Superior Railroad Company

Box 14

Minnesota, Hatcher and Brown - Union Pacific Railroad Company (Nebraska)

Box 15

Nebraska, The Union Pacific Railroad Company - New York, Allegheny and Kinzua Railroad Company

Box 16

New York, Amsterdam and Hagaman Traction Company - New York, Fonda, Johnstown, and Gloversville Railroad Company

Box 17

New York, Fort George and Eleventh Avenue Railroad Company - New York, New York City Board of Transportation

Box 18

New York, New York City Omnibus Corporation (preceded by 6" of general materials, 1st of which is St. Joseph, South Bend and Southern Railroad Company)

Box 19

New York, Penfield and Canal - Nevada, The Western Pacific Railroad Company

Box 20

New Hampshire, Bartlett and Albany Railroad Company (initial) - Oklahoma, The Western Oklahoma Railway Company

Box 21

Ohio, Addyston and Ohio River Railroad Company (this comes after general materials concerning Ohio) - Ohio, The New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad Company

Box 22

Ohio (?), New York, Chicago, and St. Louis Railroad Company - Oregon, Barnes Heights and Cornell Mountain Railway Company

Box 23

Oregon, Benson Timber Company - South Carolina, Lancaster and Chester Railway Company

Box 24

South Carolina, L. Anderson and Company - Pennsylvania, H.A. Bump and Company

Box 25

Pennsylvania, Hagerstown and Frederick Railway Company of Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Railways Company

Box 26

Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Suburban Transportation Co. - Pennsylvania, Youghiogheny Central Railway Company

Box 27

Tennessee, Arkansas and Memphis Railway Bridge and Terminal Company - Texas, Gexas State Railway

Box 28

Texas, Texas Transportation Company - Wisconsin, Hillsboro and Northeastern Railway Company

Box 29

Wisconsin, Janesville and Madison Traction Company - Washington, Northern Pacific Railway Company

Box 30

Washington, Northern Pacific Railway Company - Washington, Brew Manufacturing Company

Box 31

Wahington, Buckley Logging Company - Washington, Meyerhaeuser Timber Company

Box 32

West Virginia, inc. Chesapeake & Ohio and Pere Marquette, Wyoming, Alaska - Yukon, Klondike Mines Railway Company (filed under Alaska

Box 33

Hawaii, D.C., Cuba, Mexico (all states), Panama, Puerto Rico - Ontario, Woodstock, Thames Valley, and Ingersoll Electric Railway Co.

Box 34

Quebec, Asbestos and Danville Railway Company - Three Rivers Traction Company (Quebec)