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Sumpter Valley Railway Company

Identifier: MSS-135


Sumpter Valley Railway Company records including receipts; conductor’s,

engineer’s and train delay reports; ticket stubs; and geological survey maps. The Sumpter Valley

Railway was built by David Eccles and the Oregon Lumber Co. in the early 1890s. This railway

operated from Baker City to Prairie City, Oregon, from 1891 to 1947 and carried gold ore,

lumber, cattle, passengers and supplies. Oversize manuscript drawer.


  • Creation: 1906 - 1937


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FD 1 Sumpter Valley Railway Company Monthly Report of Uncollected Expense Bills,

January 1906.

Oregon Lumber Company shipping receipt for one load of wool, January 14, 1914.

Sumpter Valley Railway Company Daily Abstract of Local Way-Bills, November 3,


Sumpter Valley Railway Company labor and material list, n.d.

FD 2 Engineer’s Mileage Report for Engine 18, June 29, 1918

Sumpter Valley Railway Co. Conductor’s Report of Time of Train Crew for March 30,


Sumpter Valley Railway Company Conductor’s Report of Passengers for Train #2,

December 21, 1922.

Sumpter Valley Railway Co. Conductor’s Report for December 15, 1925.

Sumpter Valley Railway Company Train Delay Report, n,d,

FD 3 Sumpter Valley Railway Company ticket stubs (2), first class Baker to McEwen, Oregon,


Sumpter Valley Railway Company List of Cars Delivered to Industry Tracks at Baker,


Envelope addressed to Mrs. Alden W. Campbell, Sacramento, California. Dated

December 26, 1906.

MAP 1 U.S. Survey Geological Map, Gold Belt of Eastern Oregon.

MAP 2 U.S. Geological Survey Map, Geological Map and Sections of the Baker Quadrangle,

Oregon, 1937.

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Repository Details

Part of the WSU Stewart Library Special Collections Repository

3921 Central Campus Drive Dept 2901
Ogden UT 84408