Collections tagged Railroads

Central Pacific Railroad Company Lawsuits

Central Pacific Railroad Company Lawsuits

Legal documents relating to lawsuits resulting from Central Pacific Railroad stock manipulation. Attorney Alfred A. Cohen represented the plaintiffs, and likely owned these documents. Individual stockholders in these cases received reduced or no dividends from their holdings, or were persuaded...

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John Davis Barnett fonds

John Davis Barnett fonds

J. Davis Barnett (1846-1926) was an engineer with the Grand Trunk Railway in Canada. He also built a huge library on his many interests and was a noted bibliophile. His library and archives were donated to Western Libraries in 1918, with him acting as our first 'librarian' cataloguing his own...

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Semaphore Magazine

Semaphore Magazine

The Semaphore magazine covers the cities that the Piedmont & Northern and Durham & Southern railways passed through. Includes birth/marriage announcements, plus photographs and articles about mid-20th century economic and industrial development in the cities served by the railroad.

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