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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 103 Collections and/or Records:

Alabama Great Southern Railroad Company Agreements

Identifier: Ms-2010-074

The collection contains five legal agreements of the Alabama Great Southern Railroad Company, relating to the use of routes and facilities and the issue of joint passenger traffic rates.

Dates: 1887 - 1890

American Locomotive Company/Baldwin Locomotive Works Illustrations

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Ms-1998-003
Scope and Contents

Illustrations of locomotives built by the American Locomotive Company and the Baldwin Locomotive Works for various railroads, taken from company catalogs, individually mounted on linen pages.

Dates: c.1900-1925

Appomattox Iron Works and Supply Company Records

Identifier: Ms-1988-040

This collection includes the business correspondence and other records of Appomattox Iron Works and Supply Company, a Petersburg, Virginia manufacturer.

Dates: 1925 - 1939

John Barbour, Jr., Letters

Identifier: Ms-2008-061

The John Barbour, Jr., Letters are comprised of two missives from a Virginia senator and president of the Orange and Alexander Railroad Company to William M. Burwell, Esquire. Letters concern raising support in Albemarle County for the extension of the railroad between Charlottesville and Lynchburg.

Dates: 1854

Big Sandy & Cumberland RR

 Collection — Object 1
Identifier: Map-0087

Full title is as follows: "Big Sandy & Cumberland RR map showing the right of way through the Riley Lester et al 50 Ac. & 25 Ac. Tract Parcel No. 1, through the Riley Lester et al 2.8 Ac. Tract Parcel No. 2 and tract owned jointly by Riley Lester et al & W. M. Ritter Lumber Co. Parcel No. 3 & 4 on waters of Knox Creek in Buchanan Co. Virginia."

Dates: 1921

C and O for Progress (map)

 Collection — Object 1
Identifier: Map-0823

Map depicting the C & O Railroad network in the Mid-Atlantic and Midwestern states (Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia, Virginia, Washington, DC, and New York. Though undated, the map was issued some time between 1947, when the C & O acquired the Pere Marquette Railway of Michigan and Ontario, and 1972, when it adopted a new corporate name following a merger with the ancient Baltimore & Ohio Railroad.

Dates: likely c.1947-1972

Cincinnati & Eastern Railroad Company Records

Identifier: Ms-1998-025

This collection includes financial records--including payroll records and disbursement vouchers--of the Cincinnati & Eastern Railroad Company.

Dates: 1876 - 1877

Robert B. Claytor Papers

Identifier: Ms-1991-047

Robert B. Claytor (1922-1993) was the CEO of Norfolk Southern. His papers consist of correspondence, articles, brochures, and rosters created or collected by Claytor and his brother, W. Graham Claytor, about the National Railway Historical Society, the preservation of historic trains (including Southern Railway Engine 4501 and N&W Locomotive Number 611), and the Norfolk and Western Railway Company.

Dates: 1952 - 1978

W. Graham Claytor Papers

Identifier: Ms-1981-095

This collection includes business and personal papers of W. Graham Claytor, a 1906 graduate of Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (later Virginia Polytechnic Institute) and an executive overseeing the operations of a number of American Gas and Electric Company subsidiaries during the 20th century. It includes correspondence, reports, and printed materials relating to personal financial matters, business operations, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, and ham radio.

Dates: 1912 - 1964