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Monon Railroad records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG_629-UA
Scope and Contents This collection includes annual reports for Louisville, New Albany and Chicago Railroad and predecessors from 1853 to 1969, with some gaps; business ledgers and journals from 1864 to 1901; fourteen scrapbooks of company circulars and newspaper clippings from 1880 to 1953; historical material, including material relating to the railroad’s centennial in 1947; waybills for shipments heading to Brookston, 1891-1896; and stock certificates. Also included are cashbooks, waybills and other records...
Dates: 1864-1953

Nashville, Chattanooga, and St. Louis Railway records

 Collection
Identifier: 1980_089-UA
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

Richard Polley railroad magazine collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2012_069-UA
Content Description Consists of a run of Trains magazine, 1955-2012.
Dates: 1955-2012

Archie Monroe Quarrier letterbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1985_006-UA
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...
Dates: 1891-1900

E.O. Rollings railroad photographs and tools

 Collection
Identifier: 1989_112-UA
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.
Dates: 1963-1975

Robert Saxon railroad photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2012_041-UA
Content Description Four digital photographs of Pennsylvania Lines trains at Louisville, Kentucky, shot by Robert Saxon. They are identified as "Train 327 Gotham Ltd., Pennsylvania Lines, Ohio River Bridge," "Train 326, Pennsylvania Lines, PCC & St.L, 8534 E-2b 4-4-2," "Pennsylvania Lines, 7972 E-2c 4-4-2," and "Train 326. Clagg [Class?] Tower. 40 R5C. Pennsylvania Lines, 7972 E-2c 4-4-2, Ohio River Bridge."
Dates: 20th century

Charles Wilkins Short papers (microfilm)

 Collection
Identifier: 1973_421-UA
Content Description Letters from Short to his brother, John Cleves Short, of Shorthill, Hamilton County, Ohio, and correspondence with his daughters, Mary Churchill (Short) Richardson, Jane Short, and Sarah Elizabeth Short, concerning land holdings, sale of bonds, especially railroad bonds, medical affairs in the Ohio River Valley, seeds received from California and from Sir William Hooker, of Kew Gardens, England, plants and seeds sent to European collectors, and family matters; together with a typescript of A...
Dates: 1817-1879

South Western Car Company records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 1992_018-UA
Content Description Records of the South Western Car Company, consisting primarily of correspondence around orders of railroad cars and related material. Railroads involved in the correspondence include the Indianapolis, Bloomington & Western Railway; the Jeffersonville, Madison & Indianapolis Railroad; and the Indiana & Illinois Central Railway.
Dates: 1872-1874

Elmer Griffith Sulzer railroad collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1978_091-UA
Scope and Contents Elmer Griffith Sulzer had a distinguished career as a college professor at the University of Kentucky and Indiana University. Over time his writing more and more reflected his life-long love of trains and their history. Sulzer collected railroad material everywhere he went, both domestically and internationally, and wrote five books and more than fifty articles on rail topics for railroad specialized journals. He was a leading expert on abandoned rail lines. This collection consists of both the...
Dates: 1839-1978

George H. Yater papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2005_071-UA
Scope and Contents This collection consists of material relating to Yater's interests in the history of Louisville, Kentucky and the history of rail transportation. There are also some personal papers and records from George and Marjory Yater. The vast majority of these materials date to the 20th century. The topical files that make up a large portion of this collection contain newspaper clippings, brochures, photocopied materials, research notes, and photographs. Also included in the collection are images in...
Dates: 1852-2004

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Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company 15
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