East Tennessee & Western North Carolina Railroad
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
The collection consists of correspondence, deeds, photographs, postcards, fraternal order membership cards, and documents relating to the Allison Family, the East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad, and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.
This collection consists of color slides, photographs, negatives, and a videotape relating to railroading. Major subjects are East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad, narrow and standard gauge (Johnson City and Elizabethton, Tenn.); Norfolk and Western Railroad (Bristol, Va., to West Jefferson, N. C.); Southern Pacific Railway (San Luis Obispo, Ca., and environs); and Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad (Cass and Ronceverte, W. Va.).
Series 1, ET&WNC Transportation Company Records, 1866-1996. Series 1 is divided into three sub-series: Sub-series 1, Board of Directors Meetings, 1963-1977; Sub-series 2, Reference Files, 1866-1996; Sub-series 3, Red Ball Acquisition Records, 1976-1983.
Series 2, Kenneth E. Wilhoit, Personal Papers, 1930-2003. Series 2 is divided into two sub-series: Sub-series 1, Personal Papers; Sub-series 2, Printed Materials.
Series 3, Photographs.
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.
The collection consists of nine oversized maps of proposed construction projects for the city of Johnson City. The maps depict the planning of subdivisions, water and sewage line construction, proposed property annexation, the building of (Old) Science Hill High School, and the layout of railroad track through Johnson City.
Ridley Wills began collecting Tennessee postcards in the 1930s, eventually amassing some 30,000 postcards. In 2015, he began distributing them to regional institutions. The cards in this collection represent landmarks in East Tennessee, especially in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and in Carter, Greene, Johnson, Sullivan, Washington and Unicoi Counties. There are images of schools, churches, hotels, towns, railroads, scenery and more.
The collection consists of material pertaining to the early years of the ET&WNC Railroad and to the last years of the ET&WNC Transportation Company. ET&WNC Railroad material includes correspondence and other historical documents as well as articles about the railroad, photographs and postcards. The ET&WNC Transportation Company material includes marketing material, employee photographs, the Red Ball Motor Freight Offer to Purchase and a financial statement.
The collection is arranged in the following series: Series 1, Maps, 1863-1988; Series 2, Printed Materials and Memorabilia, 1860-1958; Series 3, Legal and Financial Papers, 1783-1965; and Series 4, Photographs and Postcards, 1903-1980s.
The collection is divided into four series: Series 1, Military and Political Records, 1866-1934; Series 2, Personal and Family Correspondence, 1861-1973; Series 3, Newsclippings and Memorabilia, 1875-1910; and Series 4, Family Photographs, c. 1862-1973.
The materials in the addition were added to Series 2, Series 3, and Series 4, while Series 5 was created for the Elinor Farina Papers.
- Photographs 10
- Personal papers 6
- Publications (document genre) 6
- Negatives (photographic) 5
- Corporation records 4
- Maps 4
- Johnson City (Tenn.) -- History 3
- Railroads 3
- Railroads--Tennessee 3
- Science Hill High School (Johnson City, Tenn.) 3
- Scrapbooks 3
- Washington County (Tenn.)--History 3
- Bristol (Tenn.) 2
- Church history -- Tennessee 2
- Cranberry (N.C.) 2
- Elizabethton (Tenn.) 2
- Erwin (Tenn.) 2
- Fire departments -- Tennessee -- Johnson City 2
- Industries -- Tennessee -- Johnson City 2
- Johnson City (Tenn.) -- Pictorial works 2 ∧ less