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Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company photograph of Castle Gate, Utah

 Collection — oversize-folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8440

Content Description

Contains a photograph of men sitting alongside a railroad situated in Castle Gate, Utah. Materials are dated approximately 1880-1950.

Dates

  • 1880-1950

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company photograph of Castle Gate, Utah must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Administrative History

The Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad (1870-1988) was American Class I Railway company.

The Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad was started in 1870 by General William Jackson Palmer. It served to connect Salt Lake City, Utah, to Denver, Colorado. It was an important American railway located along coal mining areas of Utah and Colorado.

Extent

1 oversize folder (1.5 linear ft.)

Language

English

Custodial History

Purchased from Benchmark Books in 2013.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; Benchmark Books; 2013.

Appraisal

Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Processing Information

Processed; Catie Freedman, student manuscript processor, John M. Murphy, curator; 2015.
Title
Regsiter of Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company photograph of Castle Gate, Utah
Status
Completed
Author
Catie Freedman
Date
2015 April 2
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States