Saturday, March 26, 2011

CPRR Rail Pass, 1882, compliments of C.P. Huntington

From: "Dan Getts"

Attatched are 2 images for inclusion in your website. The note from "the Office of the President, SPRR..." was found together with the 1882 CPRR pass; an interesting tie between SPRR and CPRR "upper management". ...

—Dan Getts

CPRR Rail Pass, 1882, compliments of C.P. Huntington CPRR Rail Pass, 1882, and accompanying note indicating "Compliments of C.P. Huntington."
For Mr. James Fenner, wife and child.
Courtesy of the Dan Getts collection.

Note accompanying CPRR Rail Pass, 1882, 'compliments of C.P. Huntington.'


Blogger CPRR Discussion Group said...

Also contributed by Dan Getts: Central Pacific Locks.

3/26/2011 5:08 PM  
Blogger CPRR Discussion Group said...

From: "Kevin Bunker"

Wonderful find. So, who was James Fenner?

—Kevin Bunker

3/26/2011 5:26 PM  
Anonymous Dan Getts said...

The connection between The Central Pacific and James D. Fenner: Fenner is listed in an 1882-84 San Francisco Directory as a salesman for Huntington, Hopkins and Company (source:

3/27/2011 12:06 PM  

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