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Title
Arthur Curtis James
Contributor
Plumas County Museum
Date Created and/or Issued
1931-11-10
Publication Information
Meriam Library. California State University, Chico
Contributing Institution
California State University, Chico
Collection
Northeastern California Historical Photograph Collection
Rights Information
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Description
View of Arthur Curtis James, a railroad financial giant, speaking at the opening of the Western Pacific Railroad on November 10, 1931; location is not confirmed. Photographer: Stroupe + Schreiner; San Francisco
Arthur Curtis James (one of the last railroad financial giants in USA + Western Pacific's chairman of the board - arrives the "golden spike" at Bieber, California 11-10-1931 to signal the completion of Western Pacific's northern California extension from Keddie to the connection with great northern railway (112 miles) at Bieber.
Type
Image
Format
206 x 253 mm
Film negative
Identifier
sc26908
http://archives.csuchico.edu/cdm/ref/collection/coll11/id/25201
Subject
Western Pacific Railroad Company
Celebrations, anniversaries, etc
People
Source
sc26908.tif
Relation
original not owned
Northeastern California Historical Photograph Collection

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