Alan Spears, Phil Sexton, & Barbara Wyatt
Description: In this series of videos from a 1882 Foundation Symposium, a panel discusses ideas for political support, partnerships, and funding for a National Historic Landmark Designation for Summit Tunnel. The panel also discusses community relations and engagement with the town of Truckee, California. The panels members include Phil Sexton, Alan Spears, and Barbara Wyatt.
Coverage (place): Donner Pass; Truckee, CA; Summit, CA
Theme: Government, Policy and Activism
Subject: Transcontinental Railroad; National Historic Landmark Designation; Summit Tunnel; Chinese Americans; Historic Preservation; Funding; Community Engagement; Central Pacific Railroad; Union Pacific Railroad; Donner Summit Historical Society; Truckee-Donner Historical Society; National Registry of Historic Places; California State Railroad Museum; National Landmark Program; National Trust for Historic Preservation; National Park Service Forest Service
Date: 9 May 2019
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