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Pacific Electric, Central Pacific and other railroad photographs [graphic].
BANC PIC 2008.004; BANC PIC 2008.004
Collection Overview

Title:

Pacific Electric, Central Pacific and other railroad photographs

Abstract:

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.).

Date:

ca. 1865-ca. 1940 (issued)

Subject:

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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
Railroad stations -- Photographs
Atlanta (Ga.) -- Photographs
Reno (Nev.) -- Photographs
Cape Horn (Wash.) -- Photographs
Glendale (Calif.) -- Photographs
Humboldt River (Nev.) -- Photographs

Note:

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

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
16 photographic prints : b&w ; 11 x 14 in. or smaller.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2008.004
BANC PIC 2008.004

Origin:

Various places