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Total manuscripts: 2

Las Vegas Monorail Collection
Coll #: MS-00539
Date: 1971-1979
Extent: 0.23 linear feet, 0.21 cubic feet (1 box)
Location: MS 13.6.3
The Las Vegas Monorail Records (1971-1980) consist of articles, newspaper clippings, agency reports, and correspondence concerning the 1970s effort to construct a Las Vegas, Nevada mass-transit monorail system. Materials document the project conception, development, and ultimate failure throughout the 1970s.
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San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake City Railroad
Coll #: MS-00007
Date: 1905 - 1923
Extent: 21.5 Linear Feet (43 boxes)
Location: 1:2:1 - 1:3:1, 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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