Photo Collections Record
David Coons Photograph CollectionExtent:
0.2 Linear Feet (2 hanging folders)
Photo Cabinet 2:C
Link to Collection Guide
View select materials onlineRelated Materials:
Tonopah and Tidewater Railroad Collection, 1910-1940. MS-00006. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.
Union Pacific Railroad Collection, 1902-1969. MS-00397. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.
San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake City Railroad Collection, 1905-1923. MS-00007. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.
Union Pacific Railroad Photograph Collection, 1904-1973. PH-00043. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.
The David Coons Photograph Collection contains photographs and postcards depicting railroads in Nevada, California, and Utah from 1907 to 1956. The photographs depict trains and locomotives from the Tonopah & Tidewater Railroad, Union Pacific Railroad, San Pedro, Los Angeles & Salt Lake City Railroad, Bullfrog-Goldfield Railroad, Las Vegas & Tonopah Railroad, and Tonopah & Goldfield Railroad. The photographs also portray Arden, Nevada and the Arden Plaster Company Plant, Las Vegas High School after a fire, and early Fremont Street in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Early Las Vegas
1 Early Fremont Street , Las Vegas
2 "Las Vegas High School burning"
3 Arden Plaster Co. mill building
4 Southwest view of Arden
5 Arden Plaster
6 Southwest view of Arden , Nevada
7 Underground tank at right of Union Pacific Line. U.P. Section House and Station House visible in distance.
8 Arden Plaster Mill narrow gauge railroad
9 Arden Plaster Co. railroad locomotive
10 Men in gypsum rock formation, Spring Mts. Arden District, Nevada
11 Gypsum rock formation in Spring Mtns. Arden district of Clark County Nevada
Railroads (Nevada and California)
12 Postcard, Tonopah and Goldfield Railroad Depot, Dec. 7, 1907, Goldfield, Nevada
13 San Pedro, Los Angeles & Salt Lake locomotive no. 3649. at Las Vegas"
14 Bullfrog-Goldfield after collision with southbound Tonopah & Tidewater passenger train.
15 B&G no. 13, August 15, 1908 after wreck with T&T passenger southbound at Evelyn, California.
16 "Las Vegas & Tonopah no.4 at Goldfield Engine House after explosion October 10, 1911"
17 "LV&T no. 4 at Goldfield Engine House after explosion October 10, 1911
18 "Ludlow Yard (1912) of T&T. Santa Fe mainline thru center, Ludlow &Southern at
top right (smoke plume)"
19 "Two-foot gauge ("Baby Gauge") at the Borax Mine, Ryan, California"
20 "LV&T R.R. Station Goldfield, NV. Later used by B-G R.R. 1920"
21 Goldfield, NV ca. 1920
22 "Ryan , California, showing Death Valley R.R. ore bins, before 1928"
23 Unidentified worker standing in front of LV&T Stations, Goldfield, NV
24 "T&T" no. 7 at Death Valley Junction, 1934, heading south."
25 "LV&T no. 4 on North Western Pacific, at Sausalito, Ca. May 29, 1939
26 "LV&T no.8 on North Western pacific , Santa Rosa, Cal. Sept. 22, 1939
27 "LV&T no 27 on San Diego-Arizona &Eastern at San Diego about 1939"
28 T&T no. 1 at Death valley Junction Feb. 12, 1940
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29 T&T no. 7 at Death Valley Junction, 1940
30 T&T no.7 at Death Valley Junction, 1940
31 T&T boxcar no. 117 at Death Valley Junction, 1940
32 T&T bunkcar no. 508 (Originally from Main -Central)at Death Valley Junction, 1940. Car is now in Virginia City, NV.
33 T&T hopper no. 600 at Death Valley Junction, 1940
34 T&T boxcar no. 130 at Death Valley Junction, 1940
35 T&T no. 9 at Barstow , Calif. 1945. on way to scrap dealers.
36 Pioche Pacific 2-6-0 no.2 at Jackrabbit, Nev. 1949
37 T&T water tower at Beatty, NV, 1956
38 "T&T" water tower at Beatty, NV 1956
39 T&T oil tank, Death Valley Junction, 1956.
40 T&T freight house, Shoshone, California, ca, 1956
41 T&T freight house, Shoshone, California, ca 1956
42 T&T gas-electric no. 99 hauling sleeper toward Cucero on Union pacific R.R.
43 T&T no. 312 water car at Death Valley Junction.
44 T&T water car no. 302 at Death Valley Junction.
45 T&T caboose no. 210. This was apparently built from boxcar used at a cam car in the 1920s.
46 T&T boxcar, at Ludlow. B-G tender (Probably from no. 13) in background"
47 T&T boxcar, abandoned 1940 at Baker, California
48 "RPO (railroad post office) stamp from railroad post office car, either LV&T or B-G"
49 RPO stamp from railroad post office car, either LV&T or B-G"
50 Tentatively identified as Tonopah & Goldfield Station in Goldfield, Nevada, [confirmed by David Garcia 1-26-90]
51 T&G station in Goldfield