Southern Railway System trip passes
Scope and Contents
This collection includes 24 Southern Railway System trip passes to various people, some retired railway workers/officers, various destinations.
All materials are in English.
This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room without restrictions.
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.
This collection was purchased from Bookworm and Silverfish in 2009 and accessioned as AC.2009.040.
Cataloged by sm 02/26/2021
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.
- AC.665: Southern Railway System Trip Passes, 1943-1970
- Processed by Anita Elliott
- June 13, 2013
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