Ted Wurm Articles on Railroad History, 1939-1992

Cover of Short and Narrow Rails magazine, featuring a photograph of a train engine.
Short and Narrow Rails magazine, featuring one of Ted Wurm's photographs on the cover. Courtesy Oakland Public Library, Oakland History Center.

Articles on railroad history written by Ted Wurm and published in a variety of newsletters, magazines, and newspapers. The articles focus on the history of railroad lines and routes in the Western United States, especially California with nearly half of articles being about the Virginia & Truckee Railroad, Hetch Hetchy Railroad, Mt. Tamalpais & Muir Woods Railroad, and Southern Pacific Transportation Company. Includes full periodicals, clippings, and photocopies of Wurm’s articles.

(OHC COLL 2023-2)
4 folders in 1 box (.2 linear feet)

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Available at Oakland History Center, Main Library.  

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