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Bamberger Railroad Company records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 275

Scope and Contents

General correspondence, financial records, surveys, and other papers relating to electrification, equipment, operation, and maintenance of the railroad line; legal papers and agreements dealing with rights of way; Bamberger family papers (1905-1919); and ledgers dealing with family interests in Utah and Nevada mines. The collections include maps relating to various railroad lines in Utah, California, and Nevada.


  • 1882-1953


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 use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at

Biographical / Historical

The Bamberger Railroad Company was organized in 1939 after the reorganization of its predecessor, the Bamberger Electric Railway. The Railroad provided passenger and freight transportation between Ogden and Salt Lake City, Utah. The company and its assests were sold in 1956.


12 boxes (6 linear ft.)

13 v.

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

Finding aid available in repository.

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Vern Crossley; 1976 March 22. Donated; Maury Baer; 1977 February 9.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of Bamberger Railroad Company records
Garrett Schroath
2011 March 1
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States