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Roanoke Railway and Electric Company Photo Album

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2003-002

Scope and Contents

The Roanoke Railway and Electric Company Photo Album is a single item. Titled "Roanoke Railway and Electric Co. and Roanoke, Virginia," the album contains 42 images of the company's buildings and tracks, as well as other scenic views in the Roanoke area (including Mountain Park and a bird's-eye view of the city). Most of the images are undated, but a few are dated from 1907 to 1909.

Dates

  • c.1909

Creator

Language of Materials

The materials in the collection are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

The copyright status of this collection is unknown. Copyright restrictions may apply. Contact Special Collections and University Archives for assistance in determining the use of these materials. Reproduction or digitization of materials for personal or research use can be requested using our reproduction/digitization form: http://bit.ly/scuareproduction. Reproduction or digitization of materials for publication or exhibit use can be requested using our publication/exhibition form: http://bit.ly/scuapublication. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives (specref@vt.edu or 540-231-6308) if you need assistance with forms or to submit a completed form.

Biographical Note

The Roanoke Railway and Electric Company, founded around 1901, succeeded the Roanoke Street Railway Company. An affiliate of the Lynchburg Traction and Light Company, the RR&E operated a trolley line and provided electricity in the Roanoke area. The company's trolley line was abandoned in 1948.

Extent

0.4 Cubic Feet (1 box)

Abstract

A photo album featuring images of the Roanoke Railway and Electric Company buildings and lines, as well as scenic views in the Roanoke area.

Alternative Form

The Special Collections Imagebase contains digital images of the album's contents.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Roanoke Railway and Electric Company Photo Album by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Title
A Register of the Roanoke Railway and Electric Company Photo Album c.1909
Status
Completed
Author
John M. Jackson
Date
2003 (CC0 1.0)
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English

Revision Statements

  • 2020-10-08: Finding aid notes updated to new department standards. juliags

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech Repository

Contact:
Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US
540-231-6308