US ILfC SC/088
Name and location of repository
Level of description
William Crosby Papers
- 1940-2000 (Creation)
Four boxes. .4 linear feet
Name of creator
William Crosby worked with Elliott Donnelley to preserve shay locomotives at the Illinois Railroad Museum and at the La Porte Indiana Historic Steam Society. Crosby made home movies of Donnelley's western railroad trips.
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Scope and content
The collection contains files, photographs, 8mm films and publications relating to railroads and railfans.
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Acquisition and appraisal elements
Papers of William Crosby, Donated in the early 2000s by Marianne Crosby of Glencoe IL.
Immediate source of acquisition
Marianne Crosby, Glencoe