Skip to main content

Train photographs

Identifier: AC-674

Scope and Contents

The collection contains 15 train photographs, 4 black and white and 11 color photographs.


  • undated


The materials are English.

Conditions Governing Access

No interlibrary loan.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research in the Dougherty Reading Room.

Historical Note

The collection holds photographs depicting scenes of Appalachian railroads throughout the 20th Century. The more modern photographs appear to be of an excursion railroad.


0.01 Linear Feet (1 folder)


The collection contains four images from the early 1900s, three of which appear to be family photographs taken on or near a rail line. The fourth photograph from this period is of a moving locomotive. The collection also includes eleven pictures of several locomotives taken in the latter half of the 20th Century.


The collection is arranged in one folder.

Acquisitions Information

The collection was purchased from Bookworm and Silverfish in 2010 and accessioned as AC.2010.033.

Processing Information

The collection was processed and finding aid generated by Trevor McKenzie, September 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.674: Train Photographs, undated
Collection processed and finding aid generated by Trevor McKenzie, September 2013.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Appalachian State University Special Collections Repository

218 College Street
Boone U.S.A. - North Carolina 28608-2026 United States
8282624975 (Fax)