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Total manuscripts: 2

Las Vegas Monorail Collection
Coll #: 2007--28
Date: 1971-1979
Extent: .42 linear feet (1 document box)
Location: 13:6:4
Collection is comprised of documents relating to the failed Las Vegas monorail (Las Vegas Transist System) development of the early 1970s. Includes newspaper clippings, brochures, correspondence, legal documents, legislative documents, and environmental impact statements.

San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake City Railroad
Coll #: MS7
Date: 1905 - 1923
Extent: 24.74 linear ft. (43 boxes)
Location: 1:2:1 - 1:3:1 and ROLLER SHELF 1:6:8 & 1:7:1
Collection is comprised of the records of the San Pedro, Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad whose construction led to the founding of the city of Las Vegas. The papers cover a wide range of the company's operations. There is correspondence relating to lots in the Las Vegas town site, numerous accounting reports, freight lists, invoices and other administrative materials from 1905-1923. There are also records of Arden Station (located 10 miles south of the Las Vegas Station) and miscellaneous materials relating to the Union Pacific Railroad.
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