The Jack Underwood Photograph Collection consists of copy negatives, a contact sheet, and photocopies of 16 black and white photographs documenting operations of the Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railway and other Appalachian railroads, c. 1900-20, including scenes of engines, bridges, workers, derailments, etc.
Photocopies are arranged in numerical order (based on a preexisting order), followed by negatives and the contact sheet.
Some of the photographs collected by Underwood and found in this collection were acquired by him from C. B. Rumbley of Watauga, Tennessee.
Method of Acquisition
The Jack Underwood Photograph Collection was donated to the Archives of Appalachia by Jack Underwood, Johnson City, Tennessee on March 11, 1993. The original photographs were returned to the donor after copying.
Ned Irwin completed processing, and the collection was opened to researchers in March 1997.