Utah railroad collection, 1868-2012  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Collector
Goreham Collectibles
Title
Utah railroad collection
Dates
1868-2012 (inclusive)
Quantity
31 boxes, (51.75 linear feet)
Collection Number
Accn2973
Summary
The Utah railroad collection contains ephemeral materials that were created by various railroad companies within Utah and the West. The types of materials within the collection include locomotive operating manuals, historical information regarding railroads, timetables, ticket stubs, telegrams, labor union items, promotional booklets, stationary, calendars, and much more.
Repository
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
84112-0860
Telephone: 801-581-8863
SPCreference@lists.utah.edu
Access Restrictions

Twenty-four hour advanced notice encouraged. Materials must be used on-site. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Languages
English


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Utah railroad collection contains ephemeral materials that were created by various railroad companies within Utah and the West. The types of materials within the collection include locomotive operating manuals, historical information regarding railroads, timetables, ticket stubs, telegrams, labor union items, promotional booklets, stationary, calendars, and much more.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

The library does not claim to control copyright for all materials in the collection. An individual depicted in a reproduction has privacy rights as outlined in Title 45 CFR, part 46 (Protection of Human Subjects). For further information, please review the J. Willard Marriott Library’s Use Agreement and Reproduction Request forms.

Preferred Citation

Initial Citation: Utah railroad collection, Accn 2973, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Following Citations: Accn 2973.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

General materialsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Train operating manuals
Box Folder
1 1
O. W. Brandt, Explanation of Train Rules and Train Orders
1921
1 2
Electrical circuits maintenance
1 3
Engine Maintenance Manual
Manual for Model 567 C Engines, published by the Electro-Motive Division of General Motors Corporation.
1957
1 4
Enginemen's Manual for Operating Fairbanks-Morse Diesel-Electric Locomotives
1946; 1947
1 5
Ogden Union Railway and Depot Company, Rules and Instructions for All Departments
1956
1 6
"On-the-Road Trouble-Shooting" booklets
Manuals published by the Electro-Motive Division of General Motors Corporation.
1948; 1949; 1952
1 7
Operating manuals
This folder contains the following operating manuals:
  • General Motors Corporation, Electro-Motive Division, Instruction Manual for the Operation of Railway Equipment, Diesel-Electric Passenger Locomotives: 7M1, 7M2, 8M1, 9M1 and 9M2 (EMC 1136 to 1141 - E-333), 1941
  • Vapor Car Heating Company, Operator's Manual for DK-4530 and DK-4516 Vapor-Clarkson Steam Generators,1947
  • Vapor Heating Corporation, Operator's Manual for CFK-4225, CFK-4225-2, CFK-4225-2A and CFK-4225-3A Series Vapor-Clarkson Steam Generating Units,1947
  • General Motors Corporation, Electro-Motive Division, Instruction Guide on the Operation of Model F3 Diesel Locomotives,1947
  • American Locomotive Company and General Electric Company, Diesel-Electric Road Locomotive 2000-HP "A" and "B" Units, Operating Manual,1947
  • American Locomotive Company and General Electric Company, Diesel-Electric Road Switcher 1500-HP, Operating Manual,1947
  • American Locomotive Company and General Electric Company, Diesel-Electric Road Locomotive 1500-HP "A" and "B" Units, Operating Manual,1947
  • General Motors Corporation, Electro-Motive Division, Diesel Locomotive Operating Manual for Model F3,1948
  • ELESCO, Operation and Service Instructions for Forced Recirculation Steam Generators,1949
1947-1949
1 8
Operating manuals
This folder contains the following operating manuals:
  • American Locomotive Company and General Electric Company, Operating Manual for 1600 HP Freight-Passenger Locomotive,1950
  • American Locomotive Company and General Electric Company, Operating Manual for Model RSD-7 6 Motor Road Switcher,1953
  • General Motors Corporation, Electro-Motive Division, Diesel Locomotive Operating Manual for Model E9 with Vapor Car Steam Generator,1954
  • General Motors Corporation, Electro-Motive Division, Diesel Locomotive Operating Manual for Model GP9 with Vapor Car Steam Generator,1954
  • General Electric Company, Operating Instructions, Gas-Turbine Electric Locomotive,1954
  • Union Pacific, Operating Manual for all EMD Locomotive, Passenger and Freight,1970
1950-1954; 1970
2 1
Operating manuals
This folder contains the following operating manuals:
  • General Motors Corporation, Electro-Motive Division, Diesel Locomotive Operating Manual for Model F3 with Dynamic Brake
  • American Locomotive Company and General Electric Company, Manual for Enginemen for the 660-Hp Switcher, 1000-HP Switcher and the 1000-HP Road Switcher
  • American Locomotive Company and General Electric Company, Manual for Enginemen for the 1500-HP Road Locomotive Units
  • General Motors Corporation, Electro-Motive Division, Diesel Locomotive Operating Manual for Model GP9 with Vapor Car Steam Generator,1954
  • Union Pacific, Operating Manual for all EMD Locomotive, Passenger and Freight,1970
undated
2 2
Oregon Short Line Railroad, Rules and Instructions
2 3
Union Pacific Railroad Company, Eastern and South-Central Districts, Operating Rules and Eastern and South-Central Districts and Idaho Division, Maintenance of Way and Signal Rules
1940; 1946; 1954; 1972
2 4
Union Pacific Railroad Company, Spokane International Railroad Company, Rules and Instructions Governing Operation of Air Brakes, Communicating Signal System, Electric Headlights, Heating, Air Conditioning, Water Systems, and Lighting
1974
2 5
Union Pacific Railroad Company, "Centralized Traffic Control System Rules"
1950
2 6
Union Pacific Railroad Company, "Freight Car Safety Inspection Standards Established by the Federal Railroad Administration"
1974
2 7
Union Pacific Railroad Company, Rules and Instructions Governing Automatic Train Control Between East Portland and the Dalles Via Graham
1941
2 8
Union Pacific Railroad Company, "Safety Instructions"
1946; 1954
2 9
Union Pacific Railroad Company, "Signal Test Requirements"
1942; 1952; 1954
2 10
Union Pacific System, Rules and Instructions of the Transportation Department and Operating Rules and Instructions Governing Air Brakes, Air Signals, Heating and Lighting Passenger Cars, and Electric Headlights
1919; 1925
2 11
Union Pacific System, "Special Rules No. 2"
1935
2 12
Union Pacific-Western Pacific, "Rules for Joint Operation Between Smelter and Salt Lake City"
1967
Timetables
Box Folder
3 1
Burlington Timetable
1970
3 2
Inter-Mountain Time Books, California Division
1957; 1964
3 3
Oregon Short Line Railroad Company, Employee's Timetable
1899
3 4
Southern Pacific Timetable
1968
3 5
Southern Railway System Timetable
1969
3 6
Union Pacific Railroad Timetables
1953; 1968; 1970
3 7
Union Pacific Railroad Company, Central and Southwestern Districts, Joint Timetables, numbers 57 and 61
1936; 1937
3 8
Union Pacific Railroad Company, Idaho Division, Timetables
1941; 1947; 1970
3 9
Union Pacific Railroad Company, Los Angeles Division, Timetables
1938; 1940; 1941; 1943; 1946; 1948
3 10
Union Pacific Railroad Company, Idaho and Los Angeles Divisions, Salt Lake Yard, Timetable
1938
3 11
Union Pacific Railroad Company, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Yard Railroad Company, Timetable
1935
3 12
Union Pacific Railroad Company, Northwestern District, Timetable
1975
3 13
Union Pacific Railroad Company, South-Central District, Timetable
1975
3 14
Union Pacific Railroad Company, Southwestern District, Timetables
1937
3 15
Union Pacific Railroad Company, Utah Division, Timetables
1942; 1943; 1945; 1946
4 1
Union Pacific Railroad Company, Utah Division, Timetables
1947; 1954
4 2
Union Pacific Railroad Company, Utah Division, Timetables
1955; 1956; 1957
4 3
Union Pacific Railroad Company, Utah Division, Timetables
1966; 1968; 1969; 1970
4 4
Union Pacific Railroad Company, Wyoming Division, Timetables
1967; 1970
4 5
Union Pacific System, Timetable
1922
4 6
Union Pacific System, Timetables, Number 1 and 6
1978; 1982
4 7
General timetables
1943
Daily operational materials
Box Folder
5 1
Switch lists
1917; 1942
5 2
Salt Lake Route telegrams
1917
5 3
Union Pacific System telegrams
1917; 1930-1932; 1942
5 4
Western Union and general telegrams
1917; 1927-1937
5 5
Manifest pick-up reports
1917; 1930-1932; 1942
Employment materials
Box Folder
6 1
Amtrak, "Restrictions Governing Free and Reduced-Rate Travel"
1975
6 2
"By-laws of Salt Lake City Railroad Transportation Empolyees Federal Credit Union"
6 3
Hospital and Medical Depatment regulations for the Oregon Short Line Railroad and Union Pacific Railroad Company
1912; 1945; 1957
6 4
"Questions and Answers on the Railroad Retirement Act"
1947; 1957; 1959
6 5
"Railway Employees Seniority List and Time Books"
1937; 1942; 1947; 1962
6 6
Rates of pay
1922-1952
6 7
"Rules of the Utah Central and Utah Southern Railroad Employees Mutual Aid Society"
1875; 1878
6 8-10
Seniority rosters
1909-1981
6 11
Unemployment insurance
1938; 1940
7 1
Union Pacific Railroad Company, "General Information for the Maintenance and Operation Diesel Engines-Streamliners, Questions and Answers for Examination and Re-examination of Engineer-Motormen and Helpers"
1936
7 2
Union Pacific Railroad Company, "Physical Examination Rules"
1958
7 3
Union Pacific Railroad Company, "Progressive Mechanical Examination for Locomotive Firemen"
1941
7 4
Union Pacific Railroad Company, "Questions and Answers for Examination and Re-examination of Engineers on Rules and Instructions Governing Operation of Air Brakes"
1964
7 5
Union Pacific Railroad Company, "Questions and Answers for Promotion of Firemen to Hostler and Oral Re-examination of Hostlers"
1951
7 6
Union Pacific Railroad Company, "Questions and Answers of Air Brake Examination for Promotion of Firemen to Engineer and Oral Air-Brake Re-examination of Engineers"
1950
7 7
Union Pacific Railroad Company, "Questions and Answers of Mechanical Examination for Promotion of Firemen to Engineer"
1948; 1950
7 8
Union Pacific Railroad Company, "Rules Governing Duties and Deportment of Employees. Safety Instructions and Radio"
1974
7 9
Union Pacific Railroad Company, South-Central District, Los Angeles Division, "Schedule of Rules Governing Wages and Working Conditions of Conductors, Brakemen and Train Baggagemen"
1939
7 10
Union Pacific Railroad Company, Southwest District, "Schedule of Pay, Rules and Working Conditions of Locomotive Engineers, Firemen and Hostlers"
1923
7 11
Union Pacific Railroad Company, "Time Service"
1946
7 12
Western Pacific Railroad Company, Provisional Retirement Plan
1945
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers materials
Box Folder
8 1
"Agreement between the Union Pacific Railroad Company for the Territory Los Angeles-Salt Lake City and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers"
1942; 1950
8 2
"Arbitation Award and Vacation Agreement"
1944
8 3
"Chicago Joint Agreement"
1923
8 4
"Constitution and By-laws of the Grand International Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers"
1936; 1950; 1956; 1962
8 5
"General Chairman's Report"
1946
8 6
General materials
1959-1972
General materials
Box Folder
9 1
25th Annual Report of the Union Pacific Railroad Company
1921
9 2
Bulletin orders
1940; 1969; 1973
9 3
Conductors 110% Memorandum Table
1942
9 4
Minutes of the Utah Division of Safety meeting
1942
9 5
Salt Lake, Garfield and Western Railway Company, General Freight Department forms
1920s
9 6
Stockholder shares certificates
9 7
Union Pacific Railroad Company, "Transportation of Blind Persons"
1939
9 8
Union Pacific Railroad Company, "Naming Rates on Classes and Commodities"
1915
9 9
Union Pacific Railroad Company, "Notice of Annual Meeting of Stockholders"
1966
9 10
Union Pacific Railroad Company, "Weights Diesel-Electric and Gas-Turbine-Electric Power Units"
1960; 1963
9 11
General materials
1911-1974

General railroad history materialsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
10 1
Railroad history
1918-1972
10 2-3
Train and railroads history scrapbook
10 4
Description of wrecks
1930s; undated
10 5
Engines bought and repaired
1970s
10 6
Old engines of early days
10 7
News clippings
1954-1985

Collected ephemeral materialsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
11-12
Bamberger Railroad Company
The binders stored in these boxes contain freight tariff materials, stationary, ticket stubs, reports, schedules, passenger passes.
1907-1958
13
Bingham & Garfield Railway Company
This box contains passenger passes, two letters, a stock certificate and other items.
1909-1937
14
Denver & Rio Grande Railroad Company and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company
This binder contains passenger passes, menus, correspondence, timetables, tourist's handbooks, telegrams and other items.
1883-1976
15
Salt Lake & Los Angeles Railway Company and the Salt Lake, Garfield & Western Railway Company
This binder contains passenger passes, travel information regarding Saltair, ticket stubs, postcards, and other items.
1893-1929
16
Salt Lake Route
This binder contains schedules of pay, travel information, telegrams, switch lists, ticket stubs, postcards, and other items regarding the San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroad Company.
1906-1917
17
Santa Fe Railway System
This binder contains timetables, calendars, passenger passes, correspondence and other items.
1890-1993
18
Southern Pacific Company
This binder contains timetables, calendars, and postcards.
1889-1968
19
Union Pacific Railroad Company, Timetables
1906-1969
20
Union Pacific Railroad Company, Brochures
1900-1960
21
Union Pacific Railroad Company, Miscellaneous
This binder contains menus, correspondence, bills of lading, telegrams, stationary, time and seniority rosters, rules and regulations, and mechanical examination questions booklets.
1868-1948
22
Union Pacific Railroad Company and Oregon Short Line, Miscellaneous
This binder contains passenger passes, claim tickets, calendars, paper model trains, stationary, labels and other materials.
1884-1968
23
Utah Inter-Urban Rail Lines
This box contains passenger passes, claim tickets, timetables, travel brochures, and other materials.
1917-2012
24-25
Utah Railroads
The binders held within these boxes contains passenger passes, timetables, travel information, correspondence, ticket stubs, postcards, and other items.
1876-1966
26
Utah Railway Company
The binder held within this box contains passenger passes, stock certificate, time table, correspondence and other items.
1913-1971
27
Western Pacific Railroad Company
The binder held within this box contains passenger passes, postcards, time table, promotional brochures and other items.
1912-1944

Oversize materialsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
28
Fellow railroad workers and friends scrapbook
This scrapbook contains obituaries.
1936-1998
29
"The Best Years of Railroading: Souvenirs of the Past," news clippings scrapbook
This scrapbook was compiled by M. H. Stanley.
1938-1990
30
Promotional booklets
This box contains the following booklet:
  • Two separate versions of, The Overland Trail: from the Golden Gate to the Great Salt Lake. Along the Southern Pacific - The Road of a Thousand Wonders
  • From San Francisco to Salt Lake City. Along the lines of the Western Pacific Railroad Feather River Canon Route
  • Pathway to the Setting Sun
1907; undated
31
General materials
This box contains Union Pacific wall calendars, a map of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad, and two posters of locomotives.
1934-1939; 1963; 1967

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Railroads--United States--Timetables
  • Locomotive engineers
  • Locomotives--Handbooks, manuals, etc
  • Railroads--Employees--Labor unions--United States
  • Railroads--United States
  • Street-railroads--Utah
  • Corporate Names :
  • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company
  • Bamberger Railroad
  • Bingham and Garfield Railway Company
  • Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers (U.S.)
  • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company
  • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company
  • General Motors Corporation. Electro-Motive Division
  • San Pedro, Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad Company
  • Union Pacific Railroad Company
  • Western Pacific Railroad Company