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Scope and Contents The David Jones collection consists of photocopies of articles by David Jones about the Owosso Machine Company and Clarence L. Gangluff. There are also articles about restoring the Pere Marquette Engine 1225 by the Michigan State University Railroad Club as well as a script for a film about the fire up of the engine. Other materials include a reminiscence by David Jones about Del Bennett and note cards and speeches from the effort to prevent Senate Bill #1 Criminal Justice Codification,...
Dates: 1976 - 1985
Scope and Content This collection contains a six-page account of a fall tour (October 15-17, 1982) of northern Michigan by Eugene Huddleston. Huddleston describes the railroad and equipment used for the tour, and various scenic areas visited during the trip. Also included is a draft of Huddleston's article "Moving Pere Marquette 1225 from East Lansing to Owosso" from February 22, 1983 and a photograph of a Pere Marquette Pacific train taken in 1948.
Dates: 1948 - 1983; Majority of material found within 1982 - 1983
Scope and Contents The collection consists of postcards of Sunfield, Michigan, circa 1930s.
Dates: circa 1930s
Scope and Contents In these reminiscences, Joseph Canavan recalls some of his experiences as a fireman for the Pere Marquette Railway Company (ca.1920). Canavan discusses his work, problems and conditions during a number of railroad trips in Southwestern Michigan.
Collection — Box: 1
Dates: 1971 - 2002
Scope and Content Railroad Club records are comprised of records related to the club and include invitations to club activities, membership information, and a brochure related to Project 1225 (restoration of the Pere Marquette engine).Historical Railroad records include records collected by club members and are comprised of forms, labels, stubs, rate information and a copy of the Chicago and Grand Trunk Railway Gazette from 1883.The collection also includes a photograph and the serial...
Dates: 1883 - 1981
Scope and Contents The collection consists of William H. Smith's Michigan State University Railroad Club and Project 1225 materials including newsletters, auction flyer, and membership list. Included is a Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company engineer list for the Grand Rapids district for 1956 and 1969. In addition, there is a Grand Rapids district seniority list for 1944 from the Pere Marquette Railroad Company. The seniority lists give members of the railroad and designates whether they were engineers or firemen.
Dates: 1944, 1956, 1969, 1972-1975
- Names: Pere Marquette Railway X
- Railroads -- Michigan 3
- Letters (correspondence) 2
- Photographs 2
- Railroad trains 2
- Brochures 1
- College students -- Michigan -- East Lansing 1
- College students -- Societies and clubs 1
- Invitations 1
- Locomotives 1
- Locomotives -- Conservation and restoration 1
- Manuscripts 1
- Membership lists 1
- Newsletters 1
- Pere Marquette 1225 (Steam locomotive) 1
- Postcards -- Michigan -- Sunfield 1
- Railroad companies 1
- Railroad travel -- Michigan 1
- Railroads 1
- Railroads -- Employees 1
- Railroads -- United States 1
- Steam locomotives -- Michigan 1
- Tourism -- Michigan 1 ∧ less
- Michigan State University Railroad Club 3
- Bennett, Del 1
- Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company 1
- Erie Railroad Company 1
- Grand Trunk Western Railroad Company 1