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A. H. and William Gibboney Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-070
Abstract

The collection contains a letter sent from Tazewell, Virginia, in 1882 by A. H. and William Gibboney to W. R. Wharton, Esquire, concerning the breach of payment for workers that have left the corps of the Norfolk and Western Railroad (previously the Atlantic, Mississippi and Ohio Railroad).

Dates: 1882

Arthur W. Grove Family Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-084
Abstract

The Arthur W. Grove Family Papers consists correspondence, receipts, and other documents relating to the family from 1900 to 1957.

Dates: 1900 - 1957

Hotchkiss' Geological Map of Virginia and West Virginia (reproduction)

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0048
Abstract

Map contains colored system that identifies various geological eras.

Dates: 1875

Preston Leech Glass Slides and Cassette Tape

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ms-1994-003
Scope and Contents Collection of 298 glass slides collected by Preston Leech, a Roanoke, Virginia, native and an employee of the Norfolk & Western Railway Company from the 1930s to the 1970s. Most of the slides are of N&W locomotives, rail routes, and stations. Other slides are of general agricultural and industrial scenes, and of the Luray Caverns in Virginia. The cassette tape is of an interview of Leech done in March 1994, where he speaks about his employment at the Norfolk & Western Railway...
Dates: c.1900-1925, 1994

Map of Pocahontas Coal Fields

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0363
Abstract

Map shows Pocahontas Coal Field, with index of mines and their owners. Map is bordered by images of the mines listed on the map.

Dates: 1948

Map of Pulaski, Pulaski County, Virginia

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0203
Abstract

Map shows land in Pulaski, Virginia, owned by The Pulaski Land Co. and The Iron Belt Land, Mining, and Development Company. It contains an illustration in the upper left.

Dates: 1884

Map of Roanoke County, Virginia

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0188
Abstract

Full title reads, "Map of Roanoke County, Virginia, compiled from actual surveys, land maps, and data furnished by the Appalachia Electric Power Co., Virginia State Highway Dept., Norfolk & Western R. R., Virginian Railway" Map contains table of distances, statistics of Roanoke City, Salem, Vinton, and Roanoke County, historical origin of the city, and legend.

Dates: 1942

Map of Routes and Distances to the Virginia Springs

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0052
Abstract

Map is rather bare, showing transportation in the form of railroads (both complete and in-progress), stage routes, and canal routes, and geographic features such as rivers and mountains. It shows towns that are connected by the routes, but little more.

Dates: circa 1890

Map of the "Old" Augusta Co. Fair Grounds at Staunton, Virginia

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0106
Abstract

Map is in blue-scale, showing the "Old" Augusta County Fairgrounds, containing 27.13 acres.

Dates: 1875

Map of the Virginia Kentucky and Ohio Railroad Connecting the Railroads of Virginia...

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0822
Abstract

Map of the Virginia Kentucky and Ohio Railroad Connecting the Railroads of Virginia with the Railroad of Kentucky on the Shortest Route East and West from the Mississippi Valley to the Atlantic Ocean. New York: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. 182 William St., [ca. 1880].

Dates: undated, likely c.1880

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Railroad 54
Maps (documents) 21
Virginia -- Maps 18
Photographs 6
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Names
Norfolk and Western Railroad Company (1881-1896) 10
Norfolk and Western Railway Company (1896-1982) 7
Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 4
Virginian Railway 4
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 3
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Appalachian Electric Power Company (1926-1958) 2
Appalachian Power Company 2
Hotel Roanoke 2
Rand McNally and Company 2
Tidewater Railway Company (1904-1907) 2
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1896-1944) 2
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 2
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1944-1970) 2
A. Hoen & Co. 1
Aberdeen & Asheboro Railway Company 1
Adams Express Company (1854-2015) 1
Appomattox Iron Works and Supply Company 1
Arthur W. Grove Family (Roanoke, Va) 1
Baist, G. Wm. (George William), 1859-1927 1
Bartholomew, John, 1831-1893 1
Bixby, Arthur S., Sr. 1
Bluefield College (Bluefield, Va.) 1
Bluefield Inn (W. Va.) 1
Boyd, Charles Rufus, 1841-1903 1
Cincinnati Northern Railroad Company 1
Claytor, W. Graham (William Graham), 1886-1971 1
Commonwealth of Virginia. Department of Highways 1
Cumberland Valley Railroad Company 1
D'Invilliers, Edward 1
Deepwater Railway Company (1898-1907) 1
Dick, David (Surveyor) 1
Dickinson, W. 1
Drumeller, William F., Jr., 1923-2006 1
East Tennessee, Virginia, and Georgia Railway Company 1
Farrier family 1
Farrier, Andrew L., 1895-1972 1
Farrier, Martin P., 1869-1946 1
Fishwick, John Palmer, 1916-2010 1
French, Chapman J. (Chapman Johnston) 1
G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. 1
Geological Survey (U.S.) 1
Gibboney, A. H. 1
Gibboney, William 1
Grove, Annie Cliffie, b.1894(?) (Roanoke, Va.) 1
Grove, Arthur W., d.1946 (Roanoke, Va.) 1
Grove, Margaret F., b. abt. 1871 (Roanoke, Va.) 1
Hotchkiss, Jedediah, 1828-1899 1
Iron Belt Land, Mining, and Development Company 1
J.L. Smith Co. 1
Koepler, W. E. E. 1
Leech, Preston 1
Lester, Riley 1
Malcolm, C. B. 1
Maple Shade Inn Company (Pulaski, Va.) 1
New River Mineral Company 1
New River Plateau Railway Company 1
New York, Chicago, and St. Louis Railway Company 1
P.S. Duval & Son 1
Parsons, Henry C., 1840-1894 1
Pocahontas Operators Association 1
Porter, J. C. 1
Raleigh Coal and Coke Company (1909-1950) 1
Reed Island Iron Company (Pulaski County, Va.) (1881-1906) 1
Reilly, G. A. 1
Roanoke Gas and Water Company 1
Roanoke Machine Works 1
Roanoke Railway and Electric Company (1901-1948) (Roanoke, Va.) 1
Roanoke and Southern Railway Company 1
Rogers, William Barton, 1804-1882 1
Scott, R. A. 1
Seaboard Air Line Railway Company 1
Southern Express Company 1
Southern States Dispatch 1
Swann, John S. 1
T. Ellwood Zell and Company 1
Tarbet, T. W. 1
Thomas Wood and Company (Max Meadows, Va.) 1
Trent, Clarence E. (Clarence Elmore), 1904-1991 1
Valley Railroad (Va.) 1
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896) 1
Virginia Central Railroad Company 1
Virginia Holding Corporation 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Corps of Cadets 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Board of Visitors 1
Virginia and Tennessee Railroad Company 1
Virginia, Tennessee and Georgia Air Line 1
W.M. Ritter Lumber Company 1
Wood, Thomas, 1812-1891 1
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