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Inventory of the Public Utilities Commission. Railroad Operations and Safety Section Records
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For many years, railroad safety came under the service department of the Railroad Commission. In 1929, because of the increasing number of investigations and studies required of the Commission, a safety division was created within the engineering department. With the reorganization of the Commission in 1935 the safety division became a part of the newly created transportation department. This organization remained unchanged until 1953 when by administrative action departments became divisions and divisions became branches (later, sections).
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