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The First Railroad in Arizona

Creator: 
Vail, Edward L.
Description: 
Edward Vail's account of the Southern Pacific Railroad in Arizona written in 1926.
Call Number: 
Vail [Arizona and Southwestern Biographical File] Special Collections
Format: 
PDF
Title: 
The First Railroad in Arizona
Abstract: 
Edward Vail's account, "The First Railroad in Arizona," written February 24, 1926, recalls the completion of the Southern Pacific Railroad from Los Angeles to Maricopa Wells in 1879. This was the first railroad ever built in the State of Arizona. In his account Vail also discusses his stage trip from Maricopa Wells to Tucson.
Created: 
1926-02-24
Rights Holder: 
Owned by UA Special Collections - Unpublished manuscript