Norfolk and Western Railway Company
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The Burr Harrison Photographs consist of 380 photographic images (prints and negatives) depicting Johnson City and environs circa 1881-1958. The collection represents only a portion of Harrison's work, as much of it did not survive. The collection centers on photographs of commercial buildings in downtown Johnson City; industries, residences, apartment houses and churches in the city; buildings and activities at Mountain Home; and buildings at East Tennessee State Normal School (ETSNS). Some of...
Collection — Videotape: 1
Scope and Contents The Hassinger Lumber Company Collection consists of one VHS-videotape (70 minutes) on the history of the company (1880-1928), its lumber business in Pennsylvania and Virginia and involvement in the construction of rail lines in the latter state.
Collection — other: Boxes 1-4
Arrangement The collection is divided into two series: Series 1, correspondence and newspaper clippings, 1972-1983; and Series 2, reports and periodicals, 1976-1983. Series 1 contains papers that document the general administrative operation of Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railway; the sale of the CC&O Railway Company to CSX; and lawsuits between CC&O and Stanley Hershfang and CC&O and the Holston Land Company. Series 2 contains stockholder reports for the Carolina,...
Collection — other: Boxes 1-2
Scope and Contents The William E. Burns Papers consist deeds, memoranda, notes, and other legal documents, correspondence, and business records related to Burns’ law practice involving cases primarily in southwest Virginia and East Tennessee in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Among the cases documented are property title suits, estate settlements, lawsuits filed against the Norfolk and Western Railway Company, lawsuits over monies owed patent medicine companies, and an estate suit in Johnson City, Tenn.,...