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Railroads -- Early works to 1850

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Blätter der Erinnerung

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 140
Scope and Contents 251 p. handwritten journal (1835-1841) which contains detailed descriptions of various cities in France and England with generalizations about the customs and character of their people. Jozefe describes personal experiences and accounts of the political and industrial development of Europe in 1835, including assassination attempts against Louis Philippe, the cholera epidemic of 1836, the opening of Paris and Versailles railroads, the industrial exhibit of 1839, the unveiling of the...
Dates: 1835-

Hartwell Carver letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230240985]
Identifier: MSS SC 419
Scope and Contents

ALS in which Carver claims to have thought of a Pacific Railroad as early as 1833.

Dates: 1868 September 23

Mormon family, Great Salt Lake Valley

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197239247437]
Identifier: MSS 8878
Scope and Contents Contains an albumen stereo card showing the Ashton family in Kaysville, Utah. It was taken by Andrew J. Russell, who was with C.R. Savage and Alfred A. Hart to photograph and document the construction of the First Transcontinental Railroad in this Mormon settlement in the Utah Territory. Andrew J. Russell and C.R. Savage photographed this family at the same time. Russell mistakenly recorded that it was a polygamous family. In reality, those shown in the photograph are Samuel Ashton, his...
Dates: 1868