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R.C. Lathrop Collection

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2009-101

Content Description

The collection consists of an extensive collection of railroad materials compiled by R. C. Lathrop. R.C. started working on the railroad at age 18. He worked 20 years with the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad and an additional 22 years with the Burlington, Northern & Sante Fe Railroad. He was a brakeman, conductor, and switchman. He retired in June 2004. A box list is included. Further processing of the collection will continue. An accession database was created for the photographs in the photo albums (Boxes 5641, 5642, & 5644). Box 5632C will include any future correspondence received from R.C. Lathrop, mainly email correspondence.

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • Event: ca. 1880s to 1970s

Creator

Extent

32 Cubic Feet

Inventory

5629 United Transportation Materials Stock Materials 5630A United Transportation Union Materials 5630B Delay Reports, 2003 5631A Guides, Time Books, Station Numbers, Airbrake Instructions, Codes 5631B Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad, Rules, and Regulations Booklets 5632A Station Closings 5632B Briefcase Materials 5632C R. C. Lathrop – Email Correspondence 5633A Time Books 5633B Time Books 5634 Miscellaneous Papers 5635 Railroad Research Folders 5636 Railroad Research Folders 5637A Railroad Research Folders 5637B Railroad Research Folders 5638A Railroad Research Folders 5638B Railroad Research Folders 5639 Delay Reports, 1982-1992 5640 Delay Reports, 1993-2002 5641 Photo Albums 5642 Photo Albums 5643 Time Tables, 1986 - 1999 5644 Photo Albums 5645 Time Tables, 1921-1989 5646A Legal Materials – “Bauer et. al. vs. Burlington Northern” 5646B Legal Materials 5646C Legal Materials 5647A “Official Guides of the Railways,” ca. 1960s 5647B Engine Maintenance Manuals United Transportation Union – Constitutions 5648A 35mm Slides/ Color and Black & White 5648B Photo Negatives 5649A Photo Negatives 5649B Photo Negatives 5649C Photo Negatives and Index Book 5650A Large Photos/Miscellaneous Papers 5650B United Transportation Union: Handbooks, Timetables Burlington Northern: Rules, Crew Management System Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen: Constitution and Agreements 5650C Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen: Ledger, 1905-1910 Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen & Ladies Auxiliary: Bylaws 5650D Seniority Lists Governors Proclamations/ Photographs Town Station Lists: Buildings, Year Built, Materials, etc. Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, Minutes, 1956-1974 5652A Train Orders: Old Time Sheets, Orders, Tests, Blank Forms 5652B R. C. Lathrop, personal materials 5652C Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul, & Pacific – Union Agreement, Correspondence 5652D Elevation Maps 2 Miles West of Claremont to Aberdeen 2 ½ Miles West Kidder to 2 Miles West Claremont 3 Miles west Lidgerwood to 3 miles west Sonora Yarmouth to 3 Miles West Sonora 3 Miles west Lidgerwood to 1 1/2 mile east Belle Plains 9152A DVDs/VHS Tapes 9152B Cassette Tapes/ CDs – Oral History Interviews FB 659 Railroad Track Profiles Time Tables (oversized) Portions of Station Maps Photos near Groton (S.D.) of Snow Plow and Trains, Blizzard 1897 V7371 Order of Railway Conductors, Cash Receipts, 1935-1968 V7372 First Meeting of SD Association of Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen and Ladies Auxiliary of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, 1941 V7373 Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, Lodge 673, Roster, 1921-1972 V7374 Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, Lodge 673, Minutes, 1955-1969 V7375 Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, Lodge 673, Minutes, 1914-1921 V7376 Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, Lodge 673, Minutes, 1921-1928 V7377 Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, Lodge 673, Minutes, 1928-1934 V7378 Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, Lodge 673, Minutes, 1935-1943 V7379 Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, Lodge 673, Minutes, 1943-1954 MD 114/ F6 “Ship and Travel the Milwaukee Road, Route of the Hiawathas and Western ‘Cities’ Fleet, Unexcelled in Freight Service” – Map of the United States (25” x 31”) MD 114 F7 Map of South Dakota for 1906 Chicago and Northwestern Railroad Lines, List of Freight Stations, Rand McNally & Co., 1960 The Milwaukee Road’s Operating Divisions, 1961 Railroad Map of the United States, ca. 1960 Aberdeen Railroad Yard and Lines (photocopies) Panoramic Photo: Company C, 11th BN, 4th BNG DE, Fort Gordon Georgia, Nov. 1967, R. C. Lathrop – Third Row, Third from left (glasses), Lathrop name tag MD 114 F8 C, M, & St. P Railway, Vermillion (S.D.) Passenger & Freight Depot, 1919 (Blueprints) The Milwaukee Road, Aberdeen Division Map, 1971 C, M, & St. P & Pacific Railroad, Aberdeen (S.D.), Depot Platform Lighting, 1956 Mellette County Map: Highways, Roads, Trails, Schools, Land Owners, Allotments, and Brands Railroad Map of SD, Showing Company Rail Lines, Public Utilities Commission, 1939 South Dakota Highway Map, 1940 (laminated) Official South Dakota Railroad Map, SD Department of Transportation, 1991 Canton (S.D.) Station Map: Lands, Tracks and Structures, C, M, & St. P Railway I, 1917 Canton (S.D.) Station Map: Lands, Tracks and Structures, C, M, & St. P Railway II, 1917 Murdo (S.D.) Station Map: Lands, Tracks and Structures, C, M, & St. P Railway I, 1917 Murdo (S.D.) Station Map: Lands, Tracks and Structures, C, M, & St. P Railway II, 1917 Rapid City (S.D.) Station Map: Lands, Tracks and Structures, C, M, & St. P Railway I, 1917 Rapid City (S.D.) Station Map: Lands, Tracks and Structures, C, M, & St. P Railway II, 1917 Rapid City (S.D.) Station Map: Lands, Tracks and Structures, C, M, & St. P Railway III, 1917 Wolsey (S.D.) Track and Signal Plan, 1927 Standard Aspect Sheet for Railroad Grade Crossing Aberdeen (S.D.) Roundhouse Blueprint and Rail Lines, 1923 C. M. & St. P Railway, Bridge and Building Department, Plans for: Portable Section House, 1901 – (3) Jones County Map: Highways, Roads, Trails, Schools, Land Owners, Allotments, and Brands C, M, & St. P Railway: Twin Brooks (N.D.) Right of Way and Track Map, 1915 Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railway - Calendar, 1999 Aberdeen (S.D.) Plat Showing City’s Surface Drainage System, near Roundhouse, 1915 C, M, St P, and Pacific Railroad Company, Dispatcher’s Record of Movement of Trains (Blank Sheets) Burlington Northern and Santa Fe, Northern Region, Lakes Division, 1989 Aberdeen (S.D.) Rail Yard, Schematic Drawing: Track, Round House, Depot, and Stockyard MD 275 F3 Aberdeen (S.D) I.C.C. Stationing, Rail lines and stockyard, 1920 Chamberlain (S.D.) C, M, & St. P Railway: Lands, Tracks, and Structures, 1917 Aberdeen (S.D.) C, M, & St. P Railway: Lands, Tracks, and Structures (color coded), 1917 Aberdeen (S.D) – Stockyard Profile and Rail Lines, no date Aberdeen (S.D.) Great Northern Railway, 1961 Wolsey (S.D.) C, M, and St P Railway, Automatic Interlock, 1926 Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company, Division Map, 1998 Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railway Company, Dakota Division Train Registers – multiple photocopies, ca. 1922-1928 Official Railroad Map of South Dakota, SD Dept of Transportation, 1978 Aberdeen (S.D.) C, M, and St. P Railways: Lands, Tracks, and Structures – multiple photocopies, 1917 Oversized Maps - Tube A Wolsey, SD – H & D Division, Automatic Interlocking, Circuit Plan, December 1926 – (Blueprint) Chicago and Milwaukee Railroad Line across Sisseton-Wahpeton Indian Reservation, 1893 – (Photocopy) Oversized Maps - Tube B Aberdeen, SD – B.N.S.F. Rail System Station Map, “Lands, Tracks, and Structures,” Various Years – 6 maps (photocopies) Oversized Maps - Tube C Aberdeen, SD – Yard Maps/ Land, Tracks, and Structures – 4 Maps Oversized Maps - Tube D Deck Plate and Support, Locomotive Class 8000-8039, ca. 1910s, Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul – Motive Power Department