Monday, June 13, 2005

Henry Root Documentation

From: "Larry Mullaly"

I have been working for some time on the original physical plant of the Central Pacific and Southern Pacific in San Francisco. It was therefore a happy surprise to stumble onto the memories of Henry Root among the documents of the Central Pacific Railroad Museum. What wonderful material!

Would you know if this document available in hardcopy? Even more intriguing is Root's reference to his "remembrancer" which I take to be some form of journal. Do you know if this document is still extant? I am particularly interested in his work in San Francisco during the period 1870-1875.

Any help would be appreciated.

Larry Mullaly