Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box: 1
Collection — Box: Single item DVDs, CDs and audiocassettes, item: Nashville & Decatur Railroad Co. Annual Report 1867 /
Topical List This collection documents the relationship between the railroad and the city of Louisville, and industrialization of the New South, including north Alabama steel manufacture and eastern Kentucky coal mining. Includes minutes, annual reports, and legal documents from nearly 100 early Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, and other southern railroads. Topics include real estate transactions in southern and midwestern states, construction and maintenance of track, bridges, and terminals,...
Unprocessed — Box: 1
Dates: 1894 – 1900
Collection — Box: 1
Content Description Included are four issues of The Dixie Line, the society's official bulletin, from 1986 and 1987; two 1987 issues of its newsletter, "Old Reliable;" eight issues from 1979 and 1980 of the Kentucky Railway Museum's newsletter; two 1979 issues of "The Hoosier Line," a newsletter of the Monon Railroad Historical-Technical Society; and several issues, dating from 1974 to 1980, of The Bluegrass Railroader.
Scope and Contents This historically important railroad was chartered by Tennessee in 1845 as the Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad Company. It was known popularly as "The Nashville." Reorganized only once, in 1873, renamed the Nashville, Chattanooga, and St. Louis Railway, the railroad operated successfully thereafter in an era when many failed. It never reached St. Louis, but stretched from Paducah, Kentucky, on the Ohio River to Atlanta, with branches crisscrossing Tennessee. The railway was bought by the...
Dates: circa 1845-1957
Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents These are four letterbooks of Archie Monroe Quarrier's letters spanning the years 1891 to 1900 during his tenure as second vice president of the Louisville and Nashville (L & N) Railroad. Most of the letters discuss personal and family matters but some letters especially those to his brother Cushman, who was the L & N's controller, mention railroad business. Quarrier, a native of West Virginia, moved to Louisville during his adolescence. He joined the L & N in 1858 and became second...
Content Description Included in the collection are informal individual and group photographs of Louisville and Nashville Railroad personnel, dating from 1974. There are also two photographs of the Covington rail yard from 1963 and 1970, and a set of 8 boilermakers' tools with a display rack.
Unprocessed — Box: Owen/Clay Student Papers (Originals): Box 1