Title: Eugene William Sawtelle Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1860-1898
Box Number: 297-298
Sawtelle, Eugene William
California State Library
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Sacramento River (Calif.)--History.
Central Pacific Railroad Company.
California Oregon Railroad.
Correspondence, Charles Couvillaud receipts and checks, diaries, scrapbooks of Emma and Mary McKinsey.
Eugene William Sawtelle was born in Maine, December 13, 1846 and came to California in 1852. In 1869, he was a rodman with
the Central Pacific surveying party which laid out the course the railroad followed to Pomontory Point, Utah. He worked for
the Central Pacific Railroad in various jobs, becoming in 1898 the captain of a Southern Pacific river steamer. He died in
Seattle May 10, 1924.
Dohrmann, W. H.
Hibberd, I. N.
Rudgh, W. H.