The collection consists of images scanned from photographs that belonged to former East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad conductor Cy Crumley. There are also printouts from the website "The Cy Crumley Scrapbook” created by Ken Riddle. The images were also used in the book Cy Crumley's Tweetsie: Ninety Years on the Narrow Gauge, compiled by Kenneth Riddle.
Kenneth Riddle and Ruth Tupper Crumley donated printouts of the images on October 16, 2000, accession number 2000-070. Kenneth Riddle donated 2 compact discs with the jpeg copies of the images, 147 copy prints and the printouts of the Cy Crumley website on January 3, 2006, accession number 2006-018.
Existence and Location of Originals
The original photographs remain with the Crumley family.
Riddle, Kenneth, compiler. Cy Crumley's Tweetsie: Ninety Years on the Narrow Gauge (The Cy Crumley Collection with notes by his friend, Kenneth Riddle), 2001.
This collection was processed by Brianne Johnson and opened for research in February 2007.