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California and Arizona railroad stations, trestles, engineering drawings, and railway views [graphic].
BANC PIC 2007.025--AX; BANC PIC 2007.025--AX
Collection Overview

Title:

California and Arizona railroad stations, trestles, engineering drawings, and railway views

Abstract:

Assorted technical drawings, station drawings, and photographs from several railways in California, Arizona, and perhaps elsewhere in the West. One album of 29 professional views (platinum or platinum-toned photoprints) documents stations, trestles, and rolling stock of the San Francisco & San Joaquin Valley Railroad, ca. 1895-1900. A small snapshot album contains views, ca. 1910, along lines in the Southwest with Kingman, Laguna, and the Santa Fe Route identifiable. 6 card mounted photographs, ca. 1895, depict trestles, surveyors and a station, including the S.P.R.R. bridge at Ventura and a trestle on Moore and Smith's flume near Fresno. Also present: 1 drawing and 2 copies of drawings of stations; 4 portfolios of plans and watercolor drawings of proposed stations (including Oroville and Yuba City, Calif.) and 2 bound multi-panel technical drawings of railroad trestle systems. One of these plots grades and technical details along the S.P. of A. Yuma to Adonde reconstruction, 1892. The second set of bound drawings is of S.P.R.R. crossings of the Stanislaus, Dry Creek, Tuolumne, Merced, and San Joaquin rivers.

Date:

1892-ca. 1910 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-az -- n-us-ca
Southern Pacific Railroad Company -- Pictorial works
San Francisco and San Joaquin Valley Railway -- Pictorial works
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company -- Pictorial works
Railroad stations -- California -- Pictorial works
Trestles -- California -- Pictorial works
Railroad trains -- Pictorial works

Note:

Collector unknown. Various photographers, including one each by C.C. Curtis and Brewster; most unknown. Various unknown artists and drafters.
Title and date supplied by cataloger.

Type:

graphic
Photograph albums.
Drawings.
Architectural drawings.
Engineering drawings.
Platinum prints.

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
technical drawing
1 box (ca. 200 technical drawings and photographic prints) : b&w and color; various sizes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2007.025--AX
BANC PIC 2007.025--AX

Origin:

California