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Virginia and Tennessee Railroad Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-077
Abstract

The collection contains letters to William S. Archer discussing his election as delegate to the July 1849 convention of the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad Company. Correspondence also discusses the plan to connect the Atlantic and Pacific oceans via railroads.

Dates: 1849

Virginia Central Railroad Company Rental Receipt,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-043
Abstract

This collection contains a rental receipt for the labor of Isaac, an enslaved man. The receipt was issued by the Virginia Central Railroad Company in 1855 to Mrs. Elisabeth S. Lindsay and promises a payment of $175 to Lindsay after the one year rental period ends.

Dates: 1855 - 1857

Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, & Southern Part of Florida with Environs of Richmond & Charleston

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0027
Abstract

Map is printed in colors. It shows the states of Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina, with insets of Richmond and Charleston, and southern Florida at a reduced scale. Contains a key that identifies various railroads and canals.

Dates: 1875

Virginian Railway Company, Amonate, Virginia, Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-113
Abstract

The collection contains several photographs from the Virginian Railway Company (later Norfolk and Western Railway—a major midwestern railroad company which operated out of Norfolk, VA).

Dates: 1942

Virginian Railway Photographs,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-015
Abstract

The collection contains 85 photographs of the Virginian Railway and 2 images from the Virginian Railway Company's Annual Report. Photograph subjects include locomotives, people (none identified), and railway accidents.

Dates: 1945-1959, undated

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Railroad 54
Maps (documents) 21
Virginia -- Maps 18
Photographs 6
Coal mines and mining 4
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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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