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Photographic record of storm damage to main line and branches [graphic] : Union Pacific Railroad, Los Angeles division, March 2, 1938.
BANC PIC 2007.019; BANC PIC 2007.019
Collection Overview

Title:

Photographic record of storm damage to main line and branches: Union Pacific Railroad, Los Angeles division, March 2, 1938

Creator/Contributor:

Union Pacific Railroad Company, creator

Abstract:

Album contains reproductions of photographs documenting flood damage to various sections of Union Pacific Railroad lines from the Los Angeles area eastward to the Las Vegas area following winter storms of 1938. Images document damage to the Main Line as well as the Pasadena, Glendale, San Pedro, Anaheim, Rialto, and St. Thomas branches. Images primarily depict the railroads and surrounding grounds, with little emphasis placed on neighboring communities. Includes aerial views taken above railroad lines in the Mojave Desert. A few photographs picture lines of other railroad companies, including Southern Pacific and Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe.

Date:

1938 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca -- n-us-nv
Union Pacific Railroad Company -- Pictorial works
Southern Pacific Railroad Company -- Pictorial works
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company -- Pictorial works
Railroads -- California -- Photographs
Flood damage -- California, Southern -- Photographs
Railroads -- Nevada -- Photographs
Mojave Desert -- Photographs

Note:

Printed on title page: Original photographs and negatives on file at News Bureau, Union Pacific Railroad, Los Angeles, California. Job No. 8. The illustrations herein are reproduced by an entirely new photographic process invented by Paul H. Allen, Hollywood.
Title and date from title page.
UNPROCESSED. UNAVAILABLE FOR USE. Inquiries regarding these materials should be submitted to The Bancroft Library via the Notice of Interest in Unprocessed Collections form.

Type:

graphic
Aerial photographs.
Albums (Books)
Photograph albums.

Physical Description:

graphic
photomechanical print
1 album (ca. 210 half-tone prints) : b&w ; 23 x 30 cm

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/libraries/bancroft-library/unprocessed-collections-form
BANC PIC 2007.019
BANC PIC 2007.019

Publisher:

Various places unknown place Los Angeles : Union Pacific Railroad Co.

Copyright Note:

UNPROCESSED. UNAVAILABLE FOR USE. Inquiries regarding these materials should be submitted to The Bancroft Library via the Notice of Interest in Unprocessed Collections form.

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