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Paper by Jason Hunt titled, Ogden, Oregon and Eccles: A Study of the Business
Adventures of David Eccles and How They Influenced the City of Ogden, ca. 2002. Twenty-six
page paper. Includes bibliography.
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.