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LAKE TAHOE RAILWAY & TRANSPORTATION COMPANY COLLECTION
MS 125  
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Description
A ledger and a journal from the Lake Tahoe Railway and Transportation Company.
Background
The Lake Tahoe Railway & Transportation Company was incorporated in December 1898 by the Duane L. Bliss family. Two years later the narrow gauge line began operation between Truckee and Tahoe City, California. The company operated both trains and lake steamers. In 1925 the railroad was leased to the Southern Pacific and converted to standard gauge the following year. It was sold outright to the Southern Pacific eight years later. The line was abandoned in 1943.
Extent
1 half-box
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the California State Railroad Museum. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the CSRM as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.