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Title Northern Pacific Views: The Railroad Photography of F. Jay Haynes
Call Number MSS 192
Extent 1 folder
Dates of Creation 1983
Creator Edward W. Nolan
Scope & Content The collection consists of a photocopy of the introduction of the book The Northern Pacific Views: The Railroad Photography of F. Jay Haynes, 1876-1905 by Edward R. Nolan that discusses the photography of F. Jay Haynes and how it was used to promote the Northern Pacific Railroad.

From a book review by the Montana Historical Society:

“Author Edward W. Nolan bases his text on research in Haynes' personal and business papers and in the Northern Pacific's corporate archives. He describes and explains the productive cooperation between photographer-as-entrepreneurs Haynes and Northern Pacific passenger agent Charles S. Fee, who understood the use of beautiful or informative photography to publicize his line. Nolan also covers the railroads corporate history, the problems of construction that included crossing the Rockies and the Cascades, and how the railroad had to adapt equipment both to the land's requirements and to the changing desires of passengers. In recognition of the railroad's centennial year, the author devotes one chapter to the 1883 excursion of dignitaries that officially opened the line. Nolan also describes the booster spirit of the time, and both corporate and public awareness of how the Northern Pacific's arrival would affect the states it served”
People Haynes, F. Jay
Subjects Haynes, F. Jay
Northern Pacific Railroad Company
Access Conditions There are no access restrictions on the materials, and the collection is open to all members of the public in accordance with state law.
Copyrights The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming to the laws of libel, privacy, and copyright of the state of Minnesota which may be involved in the use of this collection.
Language of Material English
Archival History Copied by Historical Society Staff
Containers Northern Pacific Views: The Railroad Photography of F. Jay Hanes