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Tennessee Railroad Depot Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1470

This collection consists of 46 photographs of train depots across Tennessee. With one exception, each image is identified by place and time, and a few have the photographer name on the back. The photograph of Spring City, taken by P. M. Darnell on June 6, 1964, also includes a note reading "Old-fashioned train robbery held - also, all train passengers fed free meal." Other identified photographers include Tom Sink, Warren Calloway, James L. Paty, and Fran Goodyear.

Photographs include Athens (1972), Belvidere (1962), Bemberg (1965), Bull's Gap (1972), Caryville (1973), Carthage Junction (1970), Charleston (1974), Chuckey (1972), Church Hill (1965), Cleveland (1974), Clinton (1973), Columbia (undated), Cowan (1962), Crab Orchard (1953), Daisy (1964), Dayton (1974), Dilley (1933), Etowah (1974), Greenback (1965), Greeneville (1963), Harriman (1973), Jackson (1976), Jefferson City (1972), Kingsport (1965, 1970, 1974), Lenoir City (1972), Lewisburg (1975), Louden (1971), Madisonville (1972), Manchester (1976), Knoxville (1965), Monterey (1935), Murfreesboro (1976), Nemo (1931), Newport (1973, 1976), Ooltewah (1974), Rockwood (1974), Shelbyville (1975), Shellmound (1923), Smyrna (1975), Spring City (1964), Sweetwater (1965), Union City (1935), and Westmoreland (1963).

Dates

  • 1923-1976, undated

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

This collection consists of 46 photographs of train depots across Tennessee. With one exception, each image is identified by place and time, and a few have the photographer name on the back. The photograph of Spring City, taken by P. M. Darnell on June 6, 1964, also includes a note reading "Old-fashioned train robbery held - also, all train passengers fed free meal." Other identified photographers include Tom Sink, Warren Calloway, James L. Paty, and Fran Goodyear.

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

Special Collections purchased these photographs in March of 1988.

Repository Details

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

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