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Nashville & Knoxville Railroad Prospectus

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1096

This collection consists of a five-page typed prospectus describing the railroad set to be completed by May 1, 1890, extending from Lebanon to Cookeville, Tennessee. When finished the line would connect Nashville and Knoxville. Inluded in the proposal is a chemical analysis of Tennessee block coal that was done September 25, 1884, in Newcastle, Pennsylvania, by the Crawford Iron and Steel company. This proposal explains what materials were used for the track, current and future branches, and financial details. Arguments in favor of the railroad on the analysis of Tennessee coal and its economic significance. A handwritten diagram of the railroad stops from Nashville to Glen Alice (Roane County) is also included at the end of the report.

Dates

  • circa 1890

Language

This material is written in English.

Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

This collection consists of a five-page typed prospectus describing the railroad set to be completed by May 1, 1890, extending from Lebanon to Cookeville, Tennessee.

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available for this material.

Arrangement

This collection is in one folder.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480