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Proposed Schemes for the Retiral of Gillies Creek Trestle, Henrico County, Richmond, Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: AC-464

Scope and Contents

This single-item collection is a blueprint of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company of its Proposed Schemes for the Retiral of Gillies Creek Trestle in Henrico County, Richmond, Virginia, dated February 11, 1933.

Dates

  • February 11, 1933

Language

All materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

No interlibrary loan.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Historical Note

The trestle over Gillies Creek in Henrico County, Virginia was apparently built about 1861. A Report of Engineer and Superintendent of October 1, 1861, given to the General Assembly of Virginia, on the condition and completion of the railway road to West Point, states "The Gillies' Creek trestle has been nearly filled in, and the work is suspended for the want of cars."

Extent

0.01 Linear Feet (1 oversize folder)

Abstract

This collection is a blueprint of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company, Proposed Schemes for the Retiral of Gillies Creek Trestle in Richmond, Virginia, dated February 11, 1933.

Arrangement

This is a single-item collection.

Acquisitions Information

This collection was purchased from Bookworm and Silverfish in 2008 and accessioned as AC.2008.080.

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Elliott, July 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.
Title
AC.464: Proposed Schemes for the Retiral of Gillies Creek Trestle, Henrico County, Richmond, Virginia, February 11, 1933
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by Anita Elliott
Date
July 30, 2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Appalachian State University Special Collections Repository

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