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Re: [NVnarrowgauge] New Photos at the Nevada Historical Society

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  • Brian Norden
    That would be Hawkins. There were several members of the family who worked for the Eureka-Nevada. Good to hear that the Historical Society got these. Brian
    Message 1 of 2 , Mar 21, 2005
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      That would be Hawkins. There were several members of the family who
      worked for the Eureka-Nevada.

      Good to hear that the Historical Society got these.

      Brian Norden


      nnry1@... wrote:

      >I spent last weekend at the Nevada Historical Society in Reno going
      >over Nevada Northern Railway Pictures. In conversation with the
      >photo curator Lee Brumbaugh, he mentioned that the Society just
      >received two hundred plus photos on the Eureka Northern. He had just
      >finished scanning them into his computer. He was gracious enough to
      >let me go through the photos. I am by no means an expert on the E &
      >P or the EN. But these are pictures I have never seen before.
      >Apparently, these photos were donated by the daughter of one of the
      >employees of the EN, I believe the name was Watkins. The girl's
      >uncle was the constable in Paradise at the same time her father
      >worked for the EN. I just sped through the pictures, but they were
      >great. There were a couple of pictures of EN #7 a 0-4-4T including a
      >builder's photo. Also there were photos of two Standard Oil tank
      >cars similar to the one in Myrick's book, Railroads of Nevada and
      >Eastern California part 1 page 69 on the NCR. Greg you might want to
      >make a trip to Reno. Lee's e-mail address is lpbrumba@...
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      >Also, if you have ever wanted to own a part of the E & P, the Eureka
      >station is for sale.
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      >Cheers,
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      >Mark
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