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John B. Fravert railroad collection

 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 information...

Ernie Gibson rail and trolley collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008_004-UA
Summary 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.

Howard C. Griswold papers

 Collection
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...

William L. Grubbs Louisville & Nashville Railroad collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2007_057-UA
Scope and Contents 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.

I. Walton King Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1988_086-UA
Scope and Contents 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.

Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company records

 Collection — Box: Single item DVDs, CDs and audiocassettes, item: Nashville & Decatur Railroad Co. Annual Report 1867 /
Identifier: 1993_092-UA
Topical List This collection documents the relationship between the railroad and the city of Louisville, and industrialization of the New South, including north Alabama steel manufacture and eastern Kentucky coal mining. Includes minutes, annual reports, and legal documents from nearly 100 early Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, and other southern railroads. Topics include real estate transactions in southern and midwestern states, construction and maintenance of track, bridges, and terminals,...

Louisville and Nashville Railroad Historical Society publications and printed material

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 1998_164-UA
Content Description 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.

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...

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...

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.