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PACIFIC RAILWAY AND NAVIGATION COMPANY RECORDS
MS 141  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: PACIFIC RAILWAY AND NAVIGATION COMPANY RECORDS
    Dates: 1905-1913
    Collection Number: MS 141
    Creator/Collector: Pacific Railway and Navigation Company
    Extent: 2 boxes + 4 volumes
    Repository: California State Railroad Museum Library
    Sacramento, California 95814
    Abstract: Financial records of the Pacific Railway and Navigation Company records.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    PACIFIC RAILWAY AND NAVIGATION COMPANY RECORDS. California State Railroad Museum Library

    Acquisition Information

    From Southern Pacific Railroad, New York Collection.

    Biography/Administrative History

    Incorporated October 13, 1905; 91.20 miles from Hillsboro to Tillamook, Oregon. Construction was started in November, 1905 and completed June 30, 1911. The Southern Pacific Company acquired an interest in 1906, assumed control on June 5, 1909 and purchased it on July 1, 1915. [Guy Dunscomb, A CENTURY OF SOUTHERN PACIFIC STEAM LOCOMOTIVES, 1862-1962 (Modesto, California: 1967), p. 401].

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Financial records generated during the construction of the Pacific Railway & Navigation Company include cash books, construction accounts, contracts, agreements, insurance and mail accounts.