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Bamberger Railroad Company photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 30

Scope and Contents

Collection includes photographs with corresponding nitrate and glass plate negatives and glass lantern slides of Utah railroads collected by the Bamberger Railroad Company. Dated approximately 1890-1959.


  • approximately 1890-1959


Conditions Governing Access

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

Conditions Governing Access

Negatives ; Condition restricted; permission to use items must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services.

Conditions Governing Use

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

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.


10 folders (0.6 linear ft.)

1 oversize folder (0.1 linear ft.)

1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Howard Olsen, Claudine H. Crossley, Mrs. Clayton Penny Packer, and Maury Baer; 1976, 1977, 1979.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Related Materials

See also the Bamberger Railroad Company records (MSS 275) and the Bamberger Railroad Company ephemera (MSS SC 1530).

Processing Information

Processed; Jamie Wiser; July 2022. Updated finding aid for DACS compliance and accuracy. Rehoused photographs to plastic sleeves for preservation.

Register of Bamberger Railroad Company photographs
Under Revision
Rose Frank
2011 November 4
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