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.
Article on the care and operation of diesel locomotives machinery and air brakes, photographs, postcards and newsclippings.
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.
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.
The Betacam commercial stock videotape is a dub of 16 mm movie film of streetcars in Louisville recorded by Dr. Howard Blackburn. Another copy, on 16 mm (U-matic) tape is also held in the Archives. The recording is silent.
Annual reports from the Louisville Railway Company. This collection contains reports for 1920, 1929, 1935-1939, 1940-1941, 1943, 1947-1957, 1964, 1966, 1968-1970 only (a total of 26 reports).
The collection includes manuscripts of articles written by Martin for various model railroading magazines, photographs, slides, rail-related books, and correspondence.