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NEVADA-CALIFORNIA-OREGON RAILWAY RECORDS
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Description
Financial records of Nevada-California-Oregon Railway, Nevada-California-Oregon Realty, and including branch line predecessor Sierra and Mohawk Railway.
Background
This company was organized on March 31, 1888. At one time projected as far north as The Dalles, Oregon, on the Columbia River, its trackage, originally three-foot gauge, extended 235.71 miles morthwear from Reno, Nevada via Hackstaff, Wendel and Alturas, California to Lakeview, Oregon, constructed between 1880 and 1912. The Sierra & Mohawk Railway, incorporated June 14, 1911, formed part of the N-C-O Sierra Valley Branch. N-C-O ceased to exist as a corporate entitiy on March 19, 1946 after it was transferred to the Central Pacific Railway on March 19, 1946. [Guy Dunscomb, A CENTURY OF SOUTHERN PACIFIC STEAM LOCOMOTIVES, 1862-1962 (Modesto, California: 1967), pp. 387-388].
Extent
23 boxes + 1 half-box + 1 volume
Restrictions
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 Capital District Collections Manager. 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.
Availability
Collection is open for research.