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Southern Railway System trip passes

Identifier: AC-665

Scope and Contents

This collection includes 24 Southern Railway System trip passes to various people, some retired railway workers/officers, various destinations.


  • 1943-1970


All materials are in English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room without restrictions.

Historical Note

Southern Railway was a US class 1 railroad and the product of nearly 150 predecessor lines that were combined, reorganized, and recombined beginning in the 1830s, formally becoming the Southern Railway in 1894. The Railway merged with Norfolk and Western Railway in 1982 and was renamed Norfolk Southern Railway in 1990.


0.01 Linear Feet (1 folder)


This Southern Railway System Trip Passes consists of passes issued to various people traveling on the Southern Railway System in different cities, different dates. They date from 1943-1970, some belonging to retired railway employees.


The passes are arranged in chronological order.

Acquisitions Information

This collection was purchased from Bookworm and Silverfish in 2009 and accessioned as AC.2009.040.

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Elliott, June 2013. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.
  • Railroads. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
AC.665: Southern Railway System Trip Passes, 1943-1970
Processed by Anita Elliott
June 13, 2013
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Repository Details

Part of the Appalachian State University Special Collections Repository

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