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Railroads

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Henry Blackwell Photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-122
Scope and Contents The Henry Blackwell Photographs consist of 44 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 black and white negatives, and 44 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 black and white contact prints. The negatives and contact prints focus on the August 13, 1940 flood on the Linville River Railroad (LRR), a narrow gauge railroad which ran from Pineola, North Carolina to Cranberry, North Carolina. LRR was part of the East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad. The August 1940 flood washed away track and bridges and helped hasten the...
Dates: 1940

Carolina, Clinchfield, and Ohio Railway, Engineering Department Collection

 Collection — Other Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-047
Arrangement

The collection is organized into five series: Series 1, Office Records of the Engineering Department, 1908-1967; Series 2, Publications, 1909-1968; Series 3, Correspondence, 1909-1978; Series 4, Speeches, 1962-1964; and Series 5, Minutes of the ICC Hearing on Valuation of the Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railway, October 28, 1926.

Dates: 1908-1978

Carolina, Clinchfield, and Ohio Railway Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-96
Arrangement This collection was received in three distinct donations: original acquisition, first addendum, and second addendum. The original acquisition is broken down into twelve series: Series 1, Minutes; Series 2, Annual Reports; Series 3, Industrial Agent Correspondence; Series 4, Engineering Files; Series 5 Accident and Personal Injury Files; Series 6, Special Excursion Files; Series 7, Subject Files; Series 8, Holston Land Company; Series 9, Black Mountain Railway; Series 10,...
Dates: 1899 - 1983; Majority of material found within 1909 - 1954

Frederick S. Heiskell Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-22
Arrangement

The papers are arranged into two series: Series 1, Papers of Frederick S. Heiskell, 1810-1882, and Series 2, Scrapbooks, c. 1789-1882.

Dates: 1789 - 1882; Majority of material found within 1832 - 1882

Hugh L. White Collection

 Collection — Other Boxes 1-9
Identifier: AppMs 707
Arrangement

This collection consists of three series: Series 1, Study Prints; Series 2, Original Negatives, 1900-1920; Series 3, Original Prints and Related Material. The original negatives were numbered sequentially. The study prints have been given numbers that match the original negatives.

Dates: 1900-1920

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

James T. Dowdy, Sr. Photographs

 Collection — Box 1-2
Identifier: AppMs-107
Scope and Contents Throughout his career, Dowdy collected photographs related to various, regional railroads. Some of the collection's photographs were taken by Dowdy, while others were obtained through trade with fellow collectors. Railroads included are: Carolina, Clinchfield, and Ohio Railroad (CC&O); Cass Scenic Railroad; East Tennessee & Western North Carolina (ET&WNC); Linville River Railway (LRR)*; and Southern Railway Company. Images feature communities, depots, engines, roundhouses,...
Dates: 1890-1950

Carl B. Knight Papers

 Collection — Other Boxes 1-4
Identifier: AppMs-209
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,...
Dates: 1972-1983

George E. Pettengill Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 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...
Dates: 1961-2003 and undated

Charles C. Tiller Photographs

 Collection — Other In Boxe 1-2
Identifier: AppMs-106
Arrangement

The collection has two series.

Dates: 1924-1940

W. B. “Pat” Watson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-457
Arrangement

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.

Dates: 1783-1988

Virgil Q. Wacks Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 500-AppMs 569
Scope and Contents The Virgil Q. Wacks Collection contains approximately 1,816 reels and clips of motion picture film produced between 1942 and 1986. The collection also includes four audiotape recordings of musical performances, interviews, and business advertisement spots. The film collection documents the people, businesses, and towns of the Appalachian region and beyond. Western North Carolina, southeast Kentucky, East Tennessee, and southwest Virginia are regions represented in the collection. The...
Dates: 1942-1986; 1970-1979

WSJK-TV Programs

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-89
Scope and Contents

The WSJK-TV Collection consists of fifteen (15) videotapes of television programs that focus on the history and culture of East Tennessee, Southwest Virginia and western North Carolina. Most were produced for Outlook which, acccording to the introduction to the panel with Jesse Stuart, was a "special program designed to bring you happenings in and around East Tennessee."

Dates: 1971-1980, undated