Raleigh Coal & Coke Company Rail Spur Drawing
Scope and Content
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.
- Raleigh Coal and Coke Company (1909-1950) (Organization)
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 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.
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The collection contains an 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).
Source of Acquisition
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).
The Raleigh Coal & Coke Company Rail Spur Drawing was acquired as part of a larger collection of railway-related material that had been compiled by a collector, then sold to a dealer. In the course of processing, the drawing was removed to a separate collection.
The acquisition of which these certificates were a part also included the following collections at Virginia Tech Special Collections and University Archives:
Chapman J. French Papers, Ms2009-034
Mine Hill & Schuylkill Haven Railroad Stock Certificates, Ms2009-035
New River Mineral Company Stock Certificate, Ms2009-036
Norfolk & Western Railway and Associated Companies Collection, Ms2009-037
Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Receipts, Ms2009-038
Reed Island Iron Company Receipts, Ms2009-040
Rock Island Lines Insurance Booklet, Ms2009-041
Sullivan Railroad Company Stock Certificate, Ms2009-042
Tennessee, Alabama & Georgia Railroad Annual Report, Ms2009-043
Tennessee, Alabama & Georgia Railway Annual Report, Ms2009-044
Thomas Wood and Company Freight Records, Ms2009-045
Virginia Iron, Coal and Coke Company Receipts, Ms2009-046
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the Raleigh Coal & Coke Company Rail Spur Drawing by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing and description of the Raleigh Coal & Coke Company Rail Spur Drawing commenced and was completed in March 2009.
- Raleigh Coal & Coke Company Rail Spur Drawing, 1920
- John M. Jackson, Archivist
- 2009 (CC0 1.0)
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