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Railroads -- United States -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Articles on railroad rates, date of production not identified

 File — Box 11: Series 14 [Barcode: 31197233277679], Folder: 14
Identifier: MSS 1511 Series 14 File 32

Robert W. Edwards collection of railroad materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3156
Scope and Contents

Collection consists primarily of images relating to the Union Pacific Railroad taken by George Edward Anderson between 1880 and 1920. Also includes manuscripts of Union Pacific Railroad condensed profile, Union Pacific Railroad 1969 Annual Report, 80 yr. Anniversary of Auerbach Co. (Salt Lake City, Utah) 1864-1944, Union Pacific Locomotive Vol. 1 and 2, 12 packets and loose papers of Railroad Articles and Blueprints, and a Panorama of Salt Lake City done in half-tone (newsprint).

Dates: approximately 1880-1920

A memorial to Congress for the construction of a great national central railroad

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2367
Scope and Contents

Handwritten legislative motion passed by the Utah territorial legislature on 3 March 1852. The item was signed by Brigham Young (1801-1877), "governor;" Willard Richards (1804-1854), "Pres. of the Council;" and William W. Phelps (1792-1872), "Speaker of the House of Rep." The measure requests that the federal government build a railroad across the United States.

Dates: 1852