browseSearchesresourcesgamesfilms
innertrans
inneragri
 
Resources essay
Resources timeline
Resources lessonplan
Games agri
Games trans
films hopfarm
films victory
cat animalscat autocat aviationcat maritimecat othercat railroadscat structures
cat buildingscat equipmentcat foodcat landcat livestockcat misccat people
 
browse searches Resources Games Films About Home

View Large Image

Title  [Southern Pacific Railroad Sacramento Shops complex: soldiers camped within Shops complex during Pullman strike of 1894.]
Date  [1894]
Description  1 photographic print mounted on 5-1/8 x 8-3/8 in. board ; 4-3/8 x 7-5/8 in.
Subject(s)  Central Pacific Railroad Company (159), Southern Pacific Railroad Company (285), Railroad shops & yards--California--Sacramento (87), Railroad passenger cars (30), Pullman strike, 1894 (6), Sacramento (Calif.)--Photographs (184)

Photographic prints (633)

Summary  View looking southeast. Car Paint Shop is to left running parallel to the transfer table. The Rolling Mill is at rear center situated east to west. The American Railway Union called for a national boycott of Pullman sleeping cars June 27, 1894. Strikers took control of stations and railway yards in many California cities and greatly distrupted service. Federal troops were called up in early July to restore the flow of goods and mail. The strike ended July 20.
Owning 
Institution
 
California State Railroad Museum Library
Copyright  CSRM Library
Filing 
Location
 
SACRAMENTO SHOPS ALBUMS
Other 
Formats
 
CSRM Negative 28156

You may refine your search results or perform a new search by returning to the search page.

Sacramento History Online © 2001-2013