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Railroads

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Charles M. Allen railroad collection

 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...

Craik-Lord Family papers

 Collection
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...

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 Keirce papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2003_085-UA
Content Description Consists of train-related photographs, periodicals, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, postcards, and other ephemeral materials, in addition to personal papers. Many of the photographs were taken by Keirce, or by fellow railfan George Yater, and cover Louisville-area lines as well as Pittsburgh interurbans, which were of particular interest to Dr. Keirce. Personal papers include correspondence, including railfan club mailings; papers written as a student; and drafts of articles on rail-related...

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,...