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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company collection

Identifier: AC-290
Scope and Contents There are three original copies of the Summons document, dated April 16, 1855, and one page of the Court of Appeals document, undated. The Summons document forbids the construction or use of a wharf in or near Benwood or the city of Wheeling. The Court of Appeals document refers to a case of the Railroad versus Charles J. Faulkner, his former employer, arguing for compensation of wages. Also in this collection are nine B & O Exchange Trip Passes: two to C.F. Danner family and seven to...
Dates: 1855, 1935, 1949-1951

Chessie-Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad safety posters and papers

Identifier: AC-243

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

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

East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railway Company and Linville River Railway Company Collection

Identifier: AC-954
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of ledgers, minute books, and reports for the following companies: East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railway Company; East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Motor Transportation Company; and, Linville River Railway Company. These records date from 1916 to 1941.

Dates: 1902-1942

Frank Borkowski collection of railway calendars

Identifier: AC-484

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

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

Photograph of John Riddle's children standing on Tweetsie engine

Identifier: AC-472

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

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

Robert Owen letter to Major General J. C. Breckenridge

Identifier: AC-252
Content Description

This letter was written by Robert L. Owen to General John C. Breckenridge on the letterhead of the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad Co., dated December 5, 1864. Owen writes from Wytheville, asking Breckenridge to allow the auditor of the company, Jonathan W. Wingfield, to ship badly needed supplies for the use of the auditor's family.

Dates: 1864 December 5

Southern Railway System trip passes collection

Identifier: AC-665
Scope and Contents

This collection includes twenty-four Southern Railway System trip passes issued to various people, some of whom were retired railway workers.

Dates: 1943-1970

Train photographs

Identifier: AC-674

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

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

Virginian Railway Train Engine photographs

Identifier: AC-773
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two black and white photographs of Virginian Railway train engines. One photograph is of the Virginian Railway #738 train engine. The other photograph is of Virginian Diesel Engine #126 and Steam Engine #507 at a station. It is likely this photo of #126 and steam locomotive BA class #507 was taken at the Mullens, West Virginia station in July 1954.

Dates: circa 1954

Western Maryland Railway blueprints

Identifier: AC-281

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