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Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company papers

Identifier: AC-290
Abstract This collection consists of three copies of a summons to the company by the Commonwealth of Virginia in April 1855 signed by James D. Morris, and a copy of a page from a Court of Appeals of the Supreme Court of West Virginia in the case of the Railroad versus Charles J. Faulkner, no date given. Also, nine Exchange Trip Passes and two Statements of Earnings and Deductions, 1977 and 1979.
Dates: 1855-1979, undated

Chessie-Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad safety posters and papers

Identifier: AC-243
Abstract Chessie-Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad Safety Posters and Papers includes assorted blank railroad forms, three multi-sized calendars dating 1982, 1984, and 1986, and a variety of safety posters from 1985-1986.
Dates: 1954-1987, undated

CSX-Chessie-Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad-Baltimore and Ohio Railroad collection

Identifier: AC-296
Abstract The CSX-Chessie-Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad-Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Collection contains CSX-Chessie-Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad-Baltimore and Ohio Railroad memorabilia and original documents about the railroads. Many documents are related to Yardmaster W.J. Weisgerber's appeal to his 15 day suspension for damage to Volkswagen automobiles.
Dates: 1969-1987, undated

CSX Transportation train orders

Identifier: AC-768
Abstract This collection of CSX Transportation Train Orders from the Baltimore Division, Connellsville (PA) Station are dated November 15 to 17, 1987 to primarily C & E Westward Trains, with some to Eastward Trains.
Dates: November 15-17, 1987

Frank Borkowski collection of railway calendars

Identifier: AC-484
Abstract Frank Borkowski Collection of Railway Calendars features pristine calendars of 2003-2007 and two different 2010 versions, all printed by The Hickory Printing Group.
Dates: 2003-2010

Herman Wilcox collection

Identifier: AC-493
Abstract The Herman Wilcox Collection contains photocopies of newspapers clippings about Herman Wilcox, the East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad, the Boone bus depot, and the 1940 flood.
Dates: 1928-1994

"Many a Man's Been Murdered by the Rail Road" song

Identifier: AC-293
Abstract "Many a Man's Been Murdered by the Rail Road" Song is a four page manuscript of a West Virginia railroad ballad.
Dates: 1890

Norfolk and Western Railway Company blueprints and records

Identifier: AC-441
Abstract Norfolk and Western Railway Blueprints and Records include reports from the railway about construction, upgrades, and legal disputes; blueprints; individual and business receipts and invoices; and correspondence.
Dates: 1894-1994, undated

Photograph of John Riddle's children standing on Tweetsie engine

Identifier: AC-472
Abstract The Photograph of John Riddle's Children Standing on Tweetsie Engine is a black and white 13" x 20" photo on cardstock of two girls standing on the engine of Tweetsie Railway, in either Boone or Linville, North Carolina.
Dates: July 4, 1909

Pittsburgh and West Virginia Railway Company maps and papers

Identifier: AC-292
Abstract The Pittsburgh and West Virginia Railway Company Maps and Papers collection contains blue prints, legal papers, and Interstate Commerce Commission documents about the construction of the Connellsville extension of its line of railroad.
Dates: 1850-1942, undated

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

Identifier: AC-464
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.
Dates: February 11, 1933

Railroad Maps and Blueprints Collection,

Identifier: AC-440
Abstract This collection includes a large number of maps and drawings related to railroad infrastructure, trackage rights, industrial sites, and commercial development for numerous railways and companies that operated in the mid atlantic and southern regions.
Dates: 1902-1996, Undated

Randy Stevens collection of railway publications, papers and calendars

Identifier: AC-852
Abstract This collection of railroad news and memorabilia contains some of Randy Stevens' personal railroad collection, including the whole run of The Blue Ridge Stemwinder and eleven volumes of the newsletter, The ET Times.
Dates: 1988-2008

Southern Railway System trip passes

Identifier: AC-665
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1943-1970

The Plow (Periodical) collection

Identifier: AC-877
Abstract The Plow was an independent newspaper published in Abingdon, Virginia from 1975-1979. This collection contains a wide array of photographs linked to Plow articles on issues confronting the Appalachian region.
Dates: 1961-1979

Thomas Reese Railroad and Printing collection

Identifier: AC-491
Abstract The Thomas Reese Railroad and Printing Collection contains information about trains, the printing industry, and Thomas Reese, president of Hickory Printing Group and an avid railroad enthusiast. Highlights of the collection include the train photographs, railroad time tables, and printing equipment as well as correspondence regarding the printing industry in relation to railroad companies.
Dates: 1883-2009, undated; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1990

Train photographs

Identifier: AC-674
Abstract 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.
Dates: undated

Tweetsie Railroad collection

Identifier: AC-868
Abstract The Tweetsie Railroad Collection contains photocopied inventory and equipment retirement records of East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad Company dating 1916 to 1941, several Tweetsie Railroad brochures and souvenirs, and two scaled oversize drawings of the railroad company's car #15, undated.
Dates: 1916-2001, undated

Tweetsie Railroad program collection

Identifier: AC-295
Abstract The Tweetsie Railroad Program Collection includes materials generated for the "Tweetsie Remembered: A Tribute to the ET and WNC Railroad" program at East Tennessee State University on February 17, 2005. The "Tweetsie Remembered" program illustrated the holdings of the East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad in the Archives of Appalachia.
Dates: 2005, undated

Virginia Blue Ridge Railroad photograph

Identifier: AC-310
Abstract The Virginia Blue Ridge Railroad Photograph is a 16 1/2" x 11" oil painting of the Virginia Blue Ridge Railway, circa 1920. It is described as a geared logging engine. Artist is unknown.
Dates: circa 1920

"Virginia Summer Resorts via the Shenandoah Valley Route" map,

Identifier: AC-760
Abstract This collection is a folded map of "Virginia Summer Resorts via the Shenandoah Valley Route" of the Norfolk and Western Railroad in 1942.
Dates: 1942

Virginian Railway Engines photographs

Identifier: AC-773
Abstract The Virginian Railway Engines Photographs include two black and white 8" x 10" photographs of diesel Engine #126 and Steam Engines #507 and #738 of that railway, sitting in a station, date unknown.
Dates: circa 1954

Western Maryland Railway blueprints

Identifier: AC-281
Abstract Western Maryland Railway was chartered as the Baltimore, Carroll and Frederick Railroad by the state of Maryland in 1852 and renamed Western Maryland Railroad in 1853. This collection consists of seventeen 24" x 36" blueprints with diagrams of Western Maryland Railway's 1937 expansion project illustrating the Randolph Avenue Overhead off of U.S. Routes 250 and 219 in Elkins, West Virginia.
Dates: 1937

Western North Carolina Railroad pamphlets and map

Identifier: AC-294
Abstract The Western North Carolina Railroad Pamphlets and Map Collection contains nine nineteenth century pamphlets and one hand colored map related to railroads in North Carolina, dating 1856-1871. They are bound in a leather book. Companies include the Western North Carolina Rail Road Company, the Greenville and French Board Rail Road Company, and the Cincinnati, Cumberland Gap, and Charleston Railroad.
Dates: 1856-1871