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Railroads

 Subject
Subject Source: Archiveswest

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Lake M. Bechtell papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042265856]
Identifier: Bx 161
Abstract Lake Bechtell (1886 -1977) was a lawyer who became City Attorney of Prineville, then was elected to the City Council in 1921, to the office of Mayor in 1925, and served as District Attorney for Crook County, 1928 to 1953. The collection contains legal files regarding livestock companies, grazing and irrigation districts, mining claims, and railroads, 1918-1963.
Dates: 1918-1963

Walter S. Bowman photographs

 Collection — Box 11: [Barcode: 35025041645249]
Identifier: PH 004
Abstract Walter S. Bowman (1865-1938) was a professional photographer who worked in Pendleton, Oregon, from the late 1880s to the mid 1930s. Bowman’s photographs document daily life in Eastern Oregon, including special events such as the Pendleton Round-Up. The collection consists of almost 800 negatives and prints representative of the span of the photographer's work, but his noted images of tribal people were largely destroyed after his death.
Dates: 1880-1930

June D. Drake and Drake Brothers photographs

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025041648706]
Identifier: PH 031
Abstract June D. Drake was a commercial photographer in Silverton, Oregon, from 1904-1960. He used his photographs of Silver Falls in an active and successful campaign to establish Silver Falls State Park in 1931. The collection consists of 28 vintage prints in studio mounts, documenting landscape and events in the Silverton area. One series shows railroad construction.
Dates: 1904-1925

Sam T. Hastie letter to Edward Quackenbush

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: CA 1886 June 7
Abstract Letter from Sam T. Hastie, Cincinnati, O., to Edward Quackenbush, Portland, Ore., June 7, 1886.
Dates: 1886 June 7

Ernest LaMarr King manuscripts

 Collection — Box 1-2 : [Barcode: i50106739]
Identifier: F385 K581
Abstract Ernest LaMarr King (1875-1954) was a superintendent for the Southern Pacific Railroad who also wrote articles and stories about the railroad. The collection consists of typed and hand written manuscripts of some of King's stories and articles.
Dates: 1948-1953

Daniel Pittinger Loomis papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 413
Abstract Daniel P. Loomis (1905 - ) was an attorney for the Delaware and Hudson Railroad Co., chairman of the Association of Western Railways, and president of the Association of American Railroads. The collection consists of speeches, statements before congressional committees, and memoranda and other material relating to the President's Special Emergency Board on Wage Claims of Nonoperating Railway Employees and the President's Commission on Railroad Work Rules, 1943-1967.
Dates: 1943-1967

David I. Mackie addresses and statements

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041773017]
Identifier: Ax 504
Abstract David Mackie (1903-1966) was a lawyer who became general counsel and vice president of the Delaware, Lackawanna, and Western railroad, and he also served as chairman of the Eastern Railroads President's Conference. The collection consists of manuscripts of speeches, statements, testimony and presentations regarding the railroad business, 1952-1963.
Dates: 1952-1963

Randall V. Mills papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 088
Abstract Randall Vause Mills joined the University of Oregon English faculty in 1938. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Mills wrote two books and numerous articles on transportation in the Pacific Northwest. He also wrote articles on bridge construction and location. In addition, Mills was interested in folklore, and was the founder and first president of the Oregon Folklore Society. The collection largely consists of correspondence, manuscripts, research material and notecards, printed...
Dates: 1937-1976

Oregon and California Advisory Board records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 056
Abstract The Oregon and California Advisory Board (O&C) dealt with the administration of revested land in Oregon. The collection contains correspondence, reports, research files, and minutes.
Dates: 1950-1961

Portland Traction Company records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025041664968]
Identifier: Coll 475
Abstract Collection is comprised of a single photograph album containing 75 black and white photographs of street cars, trolleys, and service locomotives operated by the Portland Traction Company in the late 1940's.
Dates: 1949-1950

Paul Jerome Raver papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 682
Abstract The papers of Paul Jerome Raver document his work as a student at Northwestern University, as an engineer for the Chicago Surface Lines, as the supervisor of the Rates and Research Department of the Illinois Commerce Commission, as the administrator of Bonneville Power Administration, and as superintendent of the Seattle City Light Company, and include class notes and course materials, correspondence, speeches, minutes, reports and studies, case files, publications, and scrapbooks.
Dates: circa 1894-1963

Joseph Nathan Teal papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 171
Abstract Joseph Nathan Teal (1858-1929) was an Oregon rancher, lawyer, investor, and civic leader who was an advocate of waterways development, and served as U.S. Shipping Commissioner from 1920-1921. The collection (1900-1926) contains correspondence regarding railroad administration and rate making, the single-tax movement, copies of letters by President Woodrow Wilson, and also information and photographs of Celio Canal construction.
Dates: 1900-1926

Thielsen family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 053
Abstract The Thielsen family of Prussia and of America includes the following members: Bune Thielsen of Flensburg, Prussia, his son Hans Thielsen, who moved to Oregon, and Hans Thielsen's sons, Henry B., Horace W. and Julius. The collection contains correspondence, letter press books, business documents, maps and blueprints.
Dates: 1784-1926