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George E. Pettengill Collection

 Collection — other: Boxes 1-3
Identifier: 500-AppMs 648

Scope and Contents

The George E. Pettengill Collection documents railroad operations of the Norfolk Southern Railroad and its predecessor corporation, the Southern Railway, primarily from the 1960s to the early 2000s. There is also a small amount of material related to the Clinchfield Railroad and the East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad. Clinchfield is now a part of the CSX rail system. The collection includes published articles about the railroads, newspaper clippings, annual reports, proxy statements, and other stockholder information. Material is filed in alphabetical order by subject.


  • 1961-2003 and undated


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


1.50 linear feet

3.00 Boxes


Material is filed in alphabetical order by subject.

Method of Acquisition

The George E. Pettengill Collection was donated to the Archives of Appalachia by George E. Pettengill, Johnson City, Tenn., on August 15, 2003.

Accruals and Additions

Additional material was donated by George E. Pettengill on September 1, 2005 and March 15, 2006.

Processing Information

Kirk Hrivnak completed processing the collection in May 2008.

Kirk Hrivnak
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Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA