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Tonopah and Tidewater Railroad Records
Coll #: MS-00006
Date: 1905-1977 inclusive (1930-1940 bulk)
Extent: 3 boxes (1.5 cubic feet, 1.04 linear feet)
The Tonopah and Tidewater Railroad Records (1905-1977) contain correspondence, purchase requisitions, bills of lading, freight reports, and waybills. Also included are a ledger book, a rubber stamp, and a booklet, "Diagrams of Locomotives and Tenders." Incorporated in 1904, the Tonopah and Tidewater Railroad operated for 35 years, connecting Ludlow, California with Beatty, Nevada by way of Death Valley on the Santa Fe Railroad main line. The records are concentrated on the later years of the railroad from 1930 to 1940.
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