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Volume 3653
ERB: THE IDAHO YEARS

ED AND EMMA'S SCRAPBOOK SERIES
Photos and Memorabilia Associated with ERB's Stint in Salt Lake City, Utah
as a RR Policeman for the Oregon Short Line RR Co.
PART I: The Rail Yards



Oregon Short Line Railroad
SALT LAKE CITY circa 1904

Salt Lake City Aerial Sketch

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Oregon Short Line Railroad Company
Certificate No. 104    ~    Salt Lake City, Oct. 17th, 1904
This is to Certify, that -- Edgar R. Burroughs -- has been employed in the --Cont. Transportation -- DEPARTMENT of the OREGON SHORT LINE RAILROAD COMPANY,  on the -- Utah -- DIVISION, as Depot Policeman. Entered service May 9th, 1904, at Salt Lake City, Utah. Resigned October 14th, 1904. Conduct, services and capabilities satisfactory.

The statement of my record as given hereon is correct.
Signature: ER Burroughs

Superintendent: (Signature)
The certificate is to be signed personally by the Superintendent, and an impression copy taekn in a book kept for that purpose, after being signed by the person in whose favor made - 1195-21
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1903 OSL Oregon Short Line Railroad Company Annual PASS
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 The railroad cargo car yards at the Oregon Short Line (Union Pacific) Depot.
 
Shop employees of the Salt Lake City Round House.
Oregon Short Line train.
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A group of people waiting for their trains, behind the Oregon Short Line 
Railroad Depot at Salt Lake City West end of South Temple, 300 West

A group of people waiting for their trains, 
behind the Oregon Short Line Railroad Depot at Salt Lake City.
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A group of people posing for a photograph in front of a train, behind the Oregon Short Line Railroad Depot at Salt Lake City
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Oregon Short Line Railroad brass Adams and Westlake Company heart shaped switch lock

ULATCO  UT Trade Token ~ Rhyolite
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Oregon Short Line Atlantic Express ~ Locomotive No. 854

Private Railroad Car
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 The railroad cargo car yards at the Oregon Short Line (Union Pacific) Depot.
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Oregon Short Line Locomotive 1892
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Oregon Short Line locomotive and tender.
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Oregon Short Line Locomotive at Salt Lake City
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Interior waiting area at the Oregon Short Line Railroad Depot

A group of men waiting at a train depot


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