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Association of American Railroads Collection
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1950 - 1957 (Creation)
- Association of American Railroads
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5.4 cm of textual records
5.4 cm of textual records
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The Association of American Railroads was formed in 1934. It was an amalgamation of several different organizations, which represented the railroad industry including the Association of Railway Executives, the American Railway Association, the Bureau of Railway Economics, the Railway Treasury Officers Association, the Railway Accounting Officers Association, and the Bureau for the Safe Transportation of Explosives and other Dangerous Articles. These all became the Association of American Railroads on October 12, 1934. The AAR is one of the largest trade organizations in American and functions as a union, representing its members to their employers.
Northern BC Archives received these items from the Prince George Railway and Forestry Museum in 2002 as part of the Prince George Railway and Forestry Museum Archival Collection. Previous ownership is unknown.
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Collection consists of 5 booklets concerned with different aspects of safe railroad operations. Dated from 1950 to 1957, the booklets cover a range of subjects including derailments, loading material dangerous material, and other loading instructions.
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Part of the Prince George Railway and Forestry Museum Archival Collection.
No further accruals are expected.
Accession # 2002.1.1
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- Association of American Railroads (Creator)
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