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[Pacific Electric, Central Pacific and other railroad photographs].
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[Pacific Electric, Central Pacific and other railroad photographs]


Photographs depict trains, trainyards and stations of various railroad companies, especially Pacific Electric Railway and Central Pacific Railroad. Other companies include Atlanta and West Point Railroad (in view of roundhouse in Atlanta, Ga. showing evidence of city's devastation during U.S. Civil War), Los Angeles and San Gabriel Valley Railroad, and other unidentified lines. One photograph depicts electric street cars during the Glendale Industrial Parade of 1923. Other identified locations include Reno (Nev.), the Humboldt River (Nev.), the Oakland Wharf (Oakland, Calif.) and Cape Horn (Wash.). Also present is sheet music, with illustrated cover, for Casey Jones: the brave engineer. Words by T. Lawrence Seibert, music by Eddie Newton, [c1909].


[approximately 1865-1940, printed later] (issued)


n-us-ca -- n-us-nv -- n-us-ga -- n-us-wa
Railroad stations -- Photographs
Gares -- Photographies
Railroad stations
Atlanta (Ga.) -- Photographs
Reno (Nev.) -- Photographs
Cape Horn (Wash.) -- Photographs
Glendale (Calif.) -- Photographs
Humboldt River (Nev.) -- Photographs
Humboldt (Nev. : Rivière) -- Photographies
California -- Glendale
Georgia -- Atlanta
Nevada -- Humboldt River
Nevada -- Reno
Washington (State) -- Cape Horn
Pacific Electric Railway Company -- Photographs
Central Pacific Railroad Company -- Photographs
Atlanta and West Point Rail Road Company -- Photographs
Los Angeles and San Gabriel Valley Railroad Company -- Photographs
Atlanta and West Point Rail Road Company
Central Pacific Railroad Company
Pacific Electric Railway Company


Chiefly copy photographs by various photographers, mostly unidentified. Includes copy prints of a photograph by Carleton E. Watkins and of a lithograph by H. Schile & Co.
Some photographs captioned in ms. on verso.
Title and date devised by cataloger.


Sheet music.
Song sheets.

Physical Description:

16 photographs : gelatin silver prints ; 11 x 14 in. or smaller + sheet music.




Various places

Related Item:

Casey Jones the brave engineer : Newton, Eddie.