Roanoke Railway and Electric Company Photo Album
Scope and Content
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.
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
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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.
0.4 Cubic Feet (1 box)
A photo album featuring images of the Roanoke Railway and Electric Company buildings and lines, as well as scenic views in the Roanoke area.
Source of Acquisition
The collection was acquired by Special Collections and University Archives prior to March 2003.
Existence and Location of Copies
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/).
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Roanoke Railway and Electric Company Photo Album was completed in 2003.
- Roanoke Railway and Electric Company Photo Album, c.1909
- John M. Jackson, Archivist
- 2003 (CC0 1.0)
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Script of description
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