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Photograph of a steam locomotive

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS P 170

Scope and Contents

Collection includes three prints of a photograph of a steam locomotive in Ashton, Idaho, originally taken on April 11, 1929. The train is covered with snow, having pushed its way through high snow drifts. The image also includes fourteen railroad workers, including Jesse Hammond (the donor's father) and Bill Drew (the engineer).


  • 1929


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research. Items kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Photograph of a steam locomotive must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


1 folder (0.08 linear ft.)

Physical Location

L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Melva Richey; 1980.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Register of Photograph of a steam locomotive
Abe Austin
2012 February 23
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