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Norfolk & Western Railway Steam Locomotive Roster,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-017
Abstract

This collection contains roster information of steam powered locomotives used by Norfolk & Western Railway written by Arthur S. Bixby, Sr. in 1978. The roster gives a brief overview of the history of Norfolk & Western Railroad and Norfolk & Western Railway. The steam locomotive information begins in 1881 and continues to 1961 with the phasing out of steam driven locomotives. Collection contains a letter from the author explaining the abbreviations used throughout the roster.

Dates: September 1, 1978

Norfolk and Western Railway Accounting Department Personnel Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1992-058
Abstract The Norfolk and Western Railway Accounting Department Personnel Records are comprised of employee records of the company's accounting department from 1874 to 1907. The three ledgers include such information as employee name, age, marital status, date and place of birth, date of hire, jobs worked, and salary. Also included are notes regarding resignations or discharges. Interspersed throughout the ledgers are correspondence, memos and notes relating to such things as employment reference...
Dates: 1874 - 1907

Norfolk, Showing Property and Lines of the Norfolk and Western Railroad and Proposed Belt Line

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0149
Abstract

Large map shows the proposed line and existing lines in and around Norfolk. Additional maps show the terminal facilities at Lambert Point and the passenger and freight facilities at Norfolk.

Dates: 1890

Henry C. Parsons Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-109
Abstract

Papers--including correspondence, legal records, and financial documents--of Henry C. Parsons, official of the Richmond & Alleghany Railroad, Atlantic and Northwestern Railroad, and Kanawha Construction Company, and owner of Natural Bridge, Virginia.

Dates: 1863 - 1905

J. C. Porter Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-079
Abstract

Photographic album containing approximately 240 photographs (all c. 1890) of structures and scenes in several southwestern Virginia counties, including Bland, Craig, Giles, and Smyth.

Dates: c. 1890

Postcards from Appalachia,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-032
Abstract

Postcards from Appalachia contains postcards depicting various landmarks, locations, and scenery in the Appalachian region during the first half of the 20th century.

Dates: c.1900-1970s

Preliminary and Location of Proposed Railroad Line [Blacksburg, Virginia]

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0278
Abstract

Railroad line proposal was presented by a Senior Civil Engineering Class, presumably under the direction of W. Dickinson. Map is in color with topography and measurements highlighted.

Dates: Dec. 8, 1911

Properties of the Roanoke Gas and Water Company, Roanoke, Va.

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0190
Abstract

Map shows properties of the Roanoke Gas and Water Company in Roanoke, Virginia. Map contains legend identifying properties and rail lines. Hand-written note explains the meaning of dotted red lines, left unexplained by the legend.

Dates: 1891

Raleigh Coal & Coke Company Rail Spur Drawing

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-039
Abstract

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).

Dates: 1920

Rand McNally and Co.'s New Business Atlas Map of Virginia

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0055
Abstract

Map shows the state of Virginia divided into counties. it contains an index that identifies railroads, as well as a table of city and town sizes and locations. Originally published 1904.

Dates: 1910

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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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