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Records relating to North American railroads

David Pfeiffer

Records relating to North American railroads

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Published by National Archives and Records Administration in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- National Archives and Records Administration -- Catalogs,
  • Railroads and state -- United States -- Records and correspondence -- Catalogs,
  • Railroads and state -- History -- Sources -- Bibliography -- Catalogs

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesNorth American railroads
    Statementcompiled by David Pfeiffer
    GenreRecords and correspondence, Catalogs, Bibliography
    SeriesReference information paper -- 91
    ContributionsUnited States. National Archives and Records Administration
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 200 p. ;
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13629308M
    OCLC/WorldCa47849309

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Dec 15,  · He specializes in transportation records and has published articles and given numerous presentations concerning railroad records in the National Archives. He is the author of Records Relating to North American Railroads (Reference Information Paper 91) and is a frequent contributor to Prologue.

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Historical maps and published histories can then help you to identify what railroad lines ran through that area at the time. From there you need to dig into the history of the specific railroads to locate present owners and determine whether employee records still exist for.

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