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Miscellaneous References and Mentions

While our initial data about Truckee came from various goverment sources (GNIS, US Census, FIPS), we also found mention of Truckee in various books, maps and other sources. When we find a mention, a fact or snippet, we add that information to our Gazetter.

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that proved useful in adding to our knowledge about Truckee. We hope that they will be useful to you.

Truckee is contained in a comprehensive list of Post Offices that was created by Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<1>

From that list:

The Truckee post office opened in 1868.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

A note taken from the Shipper's Guide for Truckee:
Services available in 1895: had a Post Office, a Railroad Station, a Express Office

List of Post Offices in the United States (1870)
Published by the Government Printing Office

Map of the Lincoln Highway (1915-1916)

SPV's Comprehensive Railroad Atlas of North America - California & Nevada
Written by: Walker, Mike
Published by Steam Powered Video (SPV), 2002
(Available from Amazon.com)

Shell Oil Road Map for California (1956)
Published by Shell Oil Company

We found Truckee in these Censuses: 2010-2000. See our Census Page for Truckee for more information.

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Truckee. See our Misc Page for Truckee for more information.


Railroad Mentions of Truckee:

Truckee was mentioned in the following schedules:

Greyhound Bus Time Table (November 1931)

Southern Pacific Railroad Time Tables (August 1903)

Southern Pacific Railroad Time Tables (March 1908)

Southern Pacific Railroad Time Tables (July 1929)

Union Pacific Railroad Time Tables (September 1924)

Union Pacific Railroad Time Tables (June 1939)

Union Pacific Railroad Time Tables (January 1950)

The following routes mentioned Truckee as a scheduled stop:

The City of San Francisco: From Union Pacific Railroad timetable for the defunct City of San Francisco (train schedule from 1957). The City of San Francisco travelled between Chicago (IL) and San Francisco (CA)

The California Zephyr: From Amtrak's timetable for the California Zephyr (schedule from 2017). The defunct California Zephyr travelled between Chicago (IL) and Ememeryville (CA) - with bus service to San Francisco (CA)

The Gold Coast Limited: From Union Pacific Railroad timetable for the defunct Gold Coast Limited (schedule from 1951). The Gold Coast Limited travelled between Chicago (IL) and San Francisco (CA)

The official website for Truckee: www.townoftruckee.com/

The official website for Nevada County: www.new.mynevadacounty.com/

The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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