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Charles M. Allen railroad collection

Identifier: 2002_045-UA
Scope and Contents This 6.25 linear foot collection of railroad material dates from 1913 to 1995 with the bulk of the collection consisting of railroad timetables. There is also a small, but significant number of guides, maps, operating rules, pamphlets and brochures, annual reports, railroad histories, yearbooks, and photographs. Although most of the collection is from North American railroads, there is some material related to railroading in Europe. The collection is arranged in seven series: I: Timetables...
Dates: 1913-1995

Charles Castner regional history collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG_251-UA
Scope and Contents

During the early 1960s, Charles Castner produced a public affairs series called "Kentucky Profiles" for WHAS radio. Later, Castner, a longtime railroad history enthusiast, worked as a public relations and information officer for the L & N Railroad Company, subsequently the Seaboard Systems Railroad.

Dates: 1889-1980; Majority of material found within 1960-1980

Clinchfield Railroad Company records

Identifier: 2021_042
Content Description

Annual reports (1954-1956) and financial records of the Clinchfield Railroad Company. Financial records include operating reports (1956) and ledgers of unexpended balances on work authorized (1949-1955).

Dates: 1949-1956

Cooperative Welfare Association minutes

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 1983_013-UA
Content Description

The Cooperative Welfare Association served as the "company" union for the Louisville Railway Company, a private holder of Louisville's major street rail franchise. These records are minutes kept by that association.

Dates: 1920-1944

Craik-Lord Family papers

Identifier: 1981_099-UA
Scope and Contents Letters, clippings, a photo, legal records, and miscellany documenting the lives of descendents of James Craik, physician to George Washington. Among them were prominent clergymen James Craik and Charles Ewell Craik of Louisville, both deans of Christ Church Cathedral in and active in the national Episcopal church in the nineteenth century. Also Nathan and Samuel Lord, Louisville businessmen. Some of the records concern activities of the Lord and Stitzel families in operating the Stitzel...
Dates: 1818 - 1950s

John B. Fravert railroad collection

Identifier: 2005_111-UA
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...
Dates: 1851-1979

Ernie Gibson rail and trolley collection

Identifier: 2008_004-UA

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.

Dates: 1872-1988

Scott Glenn Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company reference files

Identifier: 2011_134-UA
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

Samuel A. Griffin memoirs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 1981_039-UA
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.

Dates: 1971

Howard C. Griswold papers

Identifier: 1979_187-UA
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...
Dates: 1889-1931

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