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Finding aid for the Canal Zone railroad crosstie

2010

Summary Information

Repository
USC Libraries Special Collections
Title
Canal Zone railroad crosstie
Collection no.
0070
Date
circa 1855
Extent
1.0 Linear feet, 1 box
Language
English
Artifacts [Box]
1
Abstract
Section of railroad crosstie from the first railroad in Panama; "It was necessary to bore holes for the spikes owing to hardness [of the lignum vitae used for the tie]".

Preferred Citation

[Box/folder# or item name], Canal Zone railroad crosstie, Collection no. 0070, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

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Scope and Content

Section of railroad crosstie from the first railroad in Panama; "It was necessary to bore holes for the spikes owing to hardness [of the lignum vitae used for the tie]".

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

USC Libraries Special Collections
2010
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, California, 90089-0189
213-740-5900
specol@usc.edu

Conditions Governing Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

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Controlled Access Headings

Genre(s)

  • Realia

Geographic Name(s)

  • Latin America--History--Archival resources

Subject(s)

  • Transportation--History--Archival resources

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