Rails East to Promontory
The Utah Stations
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1980 Ancillary Construction on Promontory Summit, Utah: Those
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Annual Meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology, Albuquerque, New
1978 Cultural Resource Base Map: Golden Spike National Historic Site National
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1981 Promontory Summit, Utah, As Determined Through
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the Society for Historical Archaeology, New Orleans, Louisiana.
1963 The Central Pacific and Southern Pacific Railroads - Howell &
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1854 Report of Exploration for the Pacific Railroad on
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1908 Brigham City, Utah
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1900 - 1908 Brigham City, Utah
Cadastral Survey Maps
1872 Third Standard Parallel North
On file, Utah Bureau of Land Management, Salt Lake City, Utah
1873 Second and Third Standard Parallels North
1873 T. 9 N., R 15 W. Salt Lake Meridian
1873 T. 10 N., R 13 W. Salt Lake Meridian
1875 T. 12 N., R. 11 W. Salt Lake Meridian
1872 T. 11 N., R. 9 W. Salt Lake Meridian
1887 T. 11 N., R. 8 W. Salt Lake Meridian
Carr, Stephen L.
1972 The Historical Guide to Utah's Ghost Towns - Western Epics, Salt
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1971 Our Pioneer Heritage Volume 14 Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Salt
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Helen Z. ed. Utah State Historical Society, Salt Lake City.
1981 Personal Communication - General Director of Public Relations and
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Cram, George F.
1879 Crams Railroad and Township Map of Utah Western Map - Depot 66
Lake St., Chicago, Illinois
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Derby, Elias Haskett
1869 The Overland Route to the Pacific Leet and Shepard, 149 Wash
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Golden Spike Oral History
1969 University of Utah, Western Americana Library
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Pucci, Germano - Box 2 Folder 3
Yagi, Taro - Box 2 Folder 6
Clay, W.A. - Box 1 Folder 4
Sessions, Heber - Box 1 Folder 1
Larsen, Merlin - Box 1 Folder 5
Griswold, Wesley S.
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Fike, Richard E. and Headley, John W.
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1969b "Chinese Laborers of the Central Pacific" in Utah
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1981 Personal Communication - Public Relations Manager,
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1869 Station Plans for Salt Lake Division of Central
1869 Alfred A, Hart Photographs
1926 Right-of-Way Track Plats, cumulative data from 1869 -
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Offices from Promontory Branch engineers)
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1964 "Utah Chinatown in the Desert" in Salt Lake
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1883 Volume 2 on file Utah State Historical Society Library, Salt Lake
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1925 R.L. Polk and Company, Salt Lake City, Utah.
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