Raleigh Coal & Coke Company Rail Spur Drawing, 1920 (Ms2009-039)
- Raleigh Coal and Coke Company (1909-1950) (Organization)
Collection is open to research.
Permission to publish material from the Raleigh Coal & Coal Company Rail Spur Drawing must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.
The Raleigh Coal & Coke Company operated in West Virginia during the early twentieth century, establishing a mine and camp at Raleigh (Raleigh County) in 1909. The company marketed its coal under the trade name "Black Knight Coal." Raleigh Coal & Coke ceased operations in 1950.
Language of Materials
The Raleigh Coal & Coke Company Rail Spur Drawing was purchased by Special Collections in 2009. The document had been part of a larger group of railroad-related materials compiled by a collector, then sold to a dealer (see "separated material" section).
General Physical Description note
1 container; 0.1 cu. ft.
As-built drawing for a railroad spur line to the Raleigh Coal & Coke Company's No. 3 Mine, located on the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway's Pine Creek Branch (New River District).
This collection consists of an as-built drawing for a railroad spur line to the Raleigh Coal & Coke Company's Number 3 Mine. The spur was located on the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway's Piney Creek Branch (New River District). The drawing (number X-1614) contains the original plan, executed in 1918, as well as the as-built revisions of 1920.
The processing and description of the Raleigh Coal & Coke Company Rail Spur Drawing commenced and was completed in March 2009.
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