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Roads -- Tennessee.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Ambrose M. Paine Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3292
Abstract This collection houses correspondence and legal documents showing the construction of the Indian Gap Road, which was intended to facilitate movement between East Tennessee and Western North Carolina. The state and local governments of both states, however, faced many obstacles in this collaboration. The road's success depended on the assurance that North Carolina would resume construction of the road upon reaching the Tennessee/North Carolina border. Community groups in Sevier county led by...
Dates: 1923 September 25-1936 November 24

G. B. Howard and Company Report on the Nashville Traction Company

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1931
Abstract

Collection contains the report on the Nashville Traction Company, created by G. B. Howard & Co., Engineers. The report was presented February 13, 1915, and details all work done in the year 1914. The report describes routes, monthly expenses, outstanding contracts, estimated future costs, estimated costs of 1914 projects, types of construction, materials, orders, and photographs. Included are numerous maps of routes and eight photographs taken during construction.

Dates: 1915 February 13

"The Historic Heritage of Kingston Pike"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0868
Abstract

In this pamphlet, W. Russell Briscoe describes the history of Knoxville's Kingston Pike from its beginnings in 1792 through approximately 1975.

Dates: 1975

Thompson McKinley Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1964
Abstract

In this letter, Tennessee State Representative Thompson McKinley of Sumner County asks Governor William G. Brownlow to appoint D. M. Biddle, Esq., T. M. McKinley, and J. H. Rees, Esq. Directors of the Louisville and Nashville Turnpike Company.

Dates: 1868 January 1

Wiley Rose Report

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1934
Abstract

A single handwritten document created by Wiley Rose, an overseer. The document contains a list of names, likely of individuals who helped construct a road in 1892.

Dates: circa 1892