The Resource Let's visit a train dispatcher,, (sound recording)

Let's visit a train dispatcher,, (sound recording)

Label
Let's visit a train dispatcher,, 1939 Sept. 23
Title
Let's visit a train dispatcher,
Inclusive dates
1939 Sept. 23
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Program of a visit to a train dispatcher of the Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Potomac Railroad (RF&P). Broadcast from the east wing of the Broad Street Station in Richmond, Virginia. Includes highlights of the history of RF&P, demonstration of the work of a train dispatcher, detailed description of the job of a train dispatcher, the method by which passenger and freight locomotives are named, and a discussion of the number of train passengers who travel through the Broad Street Station on a typical day. The following employees of RF&P are interviewed: W. A. Aiken, Jr., General Superintendent of RF&P; J. C. Bullock, train dispatcher; J. E. Swift, Assistant to the General Superintendent; and Bernard L. Jones, trainmaster
Member of
Action
Described
Cataloging source
VIC
Format of music
not applicable
Funding information
Reformatting was funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission
Literary text for sound recordings
other
Label
Let's visit a train dispatcher,, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
Duration: 27 min., 56 sec
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Note
  • Preservation CD was created using a Disc Makers ReflexPro4 CD by LVA, May 2004. Burned at 32X.
  • Reference CD was created using a Tascam CDRW 5000 by the Cutting Corporation, November 2003. Burned at 1X.
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001514745
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
ocm55619609
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

    • Library of VirginiaBorrow it
      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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