Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
Dates: 1833-1973; Majority of material found within 1948-1973
Unprocessed — Folder: 1
Dates: 11 March 1905
Summary These materials date from 1851 to 1979, and consist of records relating to railroads. The bulk of these materials are from either the Louisville and Nashville (L&N) or the Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis (NC&StL) Railroads. This collection includes information on locomotives such as specification cards, tonnage tests, and train registers; employee-related information such as seniority lists and directories; company-related information such as correspondence; and passenger...
Summary Includes books, clippings, logs, schedules, and other materials relating to railroads and public transit (particularly street/electric rail), primarily from the 20th century. Much of the material relates to the Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company, but other companies (and regions of the country) are represented as well. Boxes three and four consist of books.
Content Description Photograph and biographical sketch of L&N president John E. Tilford with two track maps of Nashville, Tennessee and map of L&N and ACL lines between Birmingham and Talladega, Alabama.
Dates: circa 1950s
Collection — Box: 1
Content Description This is a typescript autobiography by Griffin written in two parts: A Country Boy, and My Fifty Year Service with the Louisville & Nashville Railroad Company (1910-1960), also named Working on the Railroad.
Summary The Howard Clifton Griswold papers consists of two major components: material relating directly to Griswold himself, and material relating to his brother-in-law, Henry Clay Bretney. The first series includes printed materials from work-related subjects as well as memorabilia, oversized materials and a few items from his years as chief of the John P. Morton and Company. There is also printed material from the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Iron and Steel Institute, and the...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Includes publications, reports, and articles collected by William Grubbs during his tenure at the Louisville and Nashville Railroad. Most of these materials relate to the L&N Railroad.
Dates: circa 1888-1920
Scope and Contents These papers include studies, reports (some involving King or generated by King), to improve L&N operations, as well as proposals made by railroad equipment suppliers.
Dates: circa 1908-1988