The Resource Norfolk and Western Railroad Company records

Norfolk and Western Railroad Company records

Label
Norfolk and Western Railroad Company records, 1880-1903
Title
Norfolk and Western Railroad Company records
Inclusive dates
1880-1903
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contains letters sent to the board, map entitled "Southwest Virginia Mineral Resources and Railway Facilities, C.R. Boyd, C.E., 1883," which shows the mineral deposits of southwestern Virginia and the route of the N & W, reports, petitions, and lists of land holdings
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 company was formed by Clarence H. Clark, who bought the road, properties, and bonds of the defaulted Atlantic, Mississippi & Ohio Railroad Company on February 10, 1881. The Norfolk and Western Railway Company was incorporated on September 14, 1896 as successor to the Norfolk and Western Railroad. On June 1, 1982 that company and the Southern Railway merged into the Norfolk Southern Corporation.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
entry no. 138
Citation source
Board of Public Works inventory.
Label
Norfolk and Western Railroad 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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000496037
Type of unit
cu. ft.

Library Locations

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