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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,...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes annual reports for Louisville, New Albany and Chicago Railroad and predecessors from 1853 to 1969, with some gaps; business ledgers and journals from 1864 to 1901; fourteen scrapbooks of company circulars and newspaper clippings from 1880 to 1953; historical material, including material relating to the railroad’s centennial in 1947; waybills for shipments heading to Brookston, 1891-1896; and stock certificates. Also included are cashbooks, waybills and other records...
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...