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.
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).
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...