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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...

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...

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...

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