Canal Zone railroad crosstie Edit

Summary

Identifier
0070
Finding Aid Date
2010
Description Rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Dates

  • circa 1855 (Creation)

Extents

  • 1 Linear Feet (Whole)
    1 box

Subjects

Notes

  • Preferred Citation

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

  • 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.

  • Conditions Governing Access

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

  • 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]".

  • 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]".

Instances

  • Type
    artifacts
    Container 1 Type
    Box
    Container 1 Indicator
    1

Components