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Robert Walton Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3262
Abstract

Robert Walton of the Board of Aid to Land Ownership wrote this letter to Rugby's town Judge, D. K. Young, on May 13, 1886. The letter is written on official Board of Aid stationery and reads in part, "I desire to express to my thanks for your kindness in having me appointed to join the Knoxville delegation to go to Cincinnati in the interest of the proposed R. R."

Dates: 1886 May 13

Sam Tate Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1056
Abstract

This collection contains one letter written by Samuel Tate to an associate by the last name Gill about the Memphis and Charleston Railroad.

Dates: 1860

Smoky Mountain Railroad Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0424
Abstract

The Smoky Mountain Railroad Collection includes correspondence, financial records, bank statements, payroll reports, agents' reports and profit and loss statements. There are also two ledgers for 1909-1912 and 1925, a record book for 1926, and a cash book for 1944-1945.

Dates: 1909-1963

Tennessee Central Railroad Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1702
Abstract

This collection contains material relating to the Tennessee Central Railroad, particularly subject files consisting of annual reports and a compilation of correspondence between the auditor for Tennessee Central Railroad and the Statistics Bureau of the Interstate Commerce Commission.

Dates: 1898-1968

Tennessee Central Railway Company Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2813
Abstract

This collection consists of two ledgers entitled Time Roll and Material Book Distribution of Labor and Report of Material.

Dates: 1963

Tennessee Railroad Depot Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1470
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.

Dates: 1923-1976, undated

Tennessee Traction and Light Company Reports

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1401
Abstract

This thin board album contains letters and reports documenting a proposal to acquire the Nashville Interurban Railway and the Middle Tennessee Railroad for the purposes of extending rail lines and providing electricity to the area surrounding Columbia, Franklin, Mt. Pleasant, Gordonsburg, and Wales, Tennessee. Among the subjects covered are the estimated cost of construction and the estimated profits based on surveys of population, production, and other resources in the area.

Dates: 1912 June 20-1916

Tennessee Train Photographs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1495
Abstract This collection consists of 20 small photographs of trains across Tennessee between 1931 and 1935. The locations of the photographs include Bruceton, Erwin, Oneida, Johnson City, Livingston, and Memphis. Many of the small photographs are stamped with "Photograph by William Monypeny," while some are unmarked. Also included in one mounted photograph of the Incline Railway on Lookout Mountain in Chattanooga which is undated but includes the stamp of "Rollins & Linn," photographers from...
Dates: 1931-1935

Trains and Trolleys of Tennessee Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2544
Abstract

This collection contains 56 photographs of trains and trolleys from around Tennessee from 1900-1961 (bulk 1938-1942). The pictures are alphabetized by city. W. H. Thrall, from the collection of Frank E. Ardrey, Jr., took many of them. A number are stamped George E. Votava.

Dates: circa 1900-1961 (bulk 1938-1942)

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