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Inventory of the James Fay Bailey Collection, 1950-1965
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Collection Description
  • Historical Background

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: James Fay Bailey Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1950-1965
    Collection number: MS 15
    Creator: Bailey, James Fay
    Extent: 1 document box
    Repository: California State Railroad Museum Library
    Sacramento, California 95814
    Shelf location: Big Four Building or off-site storage. Please contact the Library in advance of your visit.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Gift of Frances E. Bailey, 1986

    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 Senior Curator. 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

    [Identification of item], James Fay Bailey Collection, MS 15, California State Railroad Museum Library, Sacramento, California.

    Collection Description

    Letters, reports, orders, passes, and clippings relating to James Fay Bailey's career as a service inspector for the Pullman Company. The collection includes Mr. Bailey's accounts and other documents regarding the rescue of passengers from the stranded City of San Francisco passenger train during the winter of 1952, and passenger service following the 1952 Tehachapi earthquake.

    Historical Background

    James Fay Bailey was born November 12, 1916 in Dallas, Texas, and died October 5, 1976, in Walnut Creek, California. He worked as a service inspector for the Pullman Company.