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Mexico and Colorado Railroad Records
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Description
Business records of the Mexico and Colorado Railroad, 1908-1910.
Background
The Mexico and Colorado Railroad Company, [ran] 34.73 miles from Douglas Junction north to Courtland, Arizona. This line was incorporated on December 22, 1908, opened June 20, 1909, and operated by the El Paso and Southwestern Railroad as part of its Western Division, lines west of El Paso. The company had no locomotives of its own, was sold to the EP&SW on March, 1, 1909, and was dissolved on September 2, 1910. The trackage was abandoned by the Southern Pacific in 1933. [Guy Dunscomb, A CENTURY OF SOUTHERN PACIFIC STEAM LOCOMOTIVES, 1862-1962 (Modesto, California: 1967), p. 379]
Extent
1 half-box
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.