The Resource Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company records

Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company records

Label
Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company records, 1868-1901
Title
Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company records
Inclusive dates
1868-1901
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contains letters sent to the board, reports, accounts and petitions
Note
Agency history record describes the history and functions of the Virginia Board of Public Works (search author as Virginia Board of Public Works)
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Biographical or historical data
The Louisa Railroad Company, incorporated in 1835 by an act of the General Assembly, merged with the Virginia Central Railroad Company on February 18,1836. On August 31, 1868 the Covington and Ohio Railroad Company and the Virginia Central merged to form the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Company. In 1870 The Blue Ridge Railroad merged into the Chesapeake and Ohio. The road defaulted in 1878. On July 1, 1878 it reorganized as the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company. In 1970 the road merged with Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company to form the Chessie System. In 1986 this road merged with the Seaboard Coast Line Railroad to form CXS Transportation.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
entry no. 127
Citation source
Board of Public Works Inventory.
Label
Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company records
Note
These records are part of the Virginia Board of Public Works record group (RG#57)
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
.25
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
No acquisition information available.
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000495774
Type of unit
cu. ft.

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