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Railroads--Pictorial works

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Mr. & Mrs. G. O. Edwards Collection of W.M. Ritter Lumber Company Photographs

 Collection — Box A (Small Photos): Series Series 1; Series Series 3; Series Series 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: AppMs-92
Scope and Contents The collection consists of black and white copy negatives and contact prints which depict the W. M. Ritter Lumber Company operations in Virginia and Kentucky. Depicted are housing for workers, trains hauling logs, and loggers and officials employed by Ritter Lumber Company. The original photographs dated from 1904 to 1946. George L. Carter, Isaac T. Mann, George A. Kent, John B. Dennis, W. M. Ritter,...
Dates: 1981

Burr Harrison Photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-64
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...
Dates: 1881-1958

James A. Goforth Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-80
Scope and Contents The Goforth Collection includes copy negatives with corresponding prints, engineering drawings, and maps relating to the develoment of railroads in Tennessee, Virginia and North Carolina. The prints and negatives depict places along the Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railway. These were taken in the months from August through October 1909. The engineering drawings include specifications for bridges, tunnels, stations, pump houses, dwellings, trestles and loading platforms.
Dates: 1887 - 1956

Ridley Wills East Tennessee Postcard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-847
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1906-1996, undated