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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

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

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

Lucy K. Young student papers and oral history interviews

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 1997_005-UA
Content Description The collection contains student papers written by Young about the Louisville and Nashville Railroad section crews, section houses, and children of L&N section foremen. There are also four oral history audiotapes containing interviews conducted by Young concerning railroad houses. Young attended the University of Louisville.
Dates: 1996