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Southern Railway (U.S.) records

Label
Southern Railway (U.S.) records, 1894-1902
Title
Southern Railway (U.S.) records
Inclusive dates
1894-1902
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contains letters sent to the board, telegrams, and newspaper clippings
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 chartered by an act of the General Assembly of February 20, 1894 as a successor to the Richmond and Danville RR. The company acquired, among others, the following railroads: Richmond and Danville RR; Virginia Midland RR; Charlotte, Columbia, and Augusta RR; Western North Carolina RR; Georgia Pacific RR; and the East Tennessee, Virginia, and Georgia RR. On June 1, 1982 the company combined with the Norfolk and Western Railway Company to form the Norfolk Southern Corporation.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
Entry 150
Citation source
Board of Public Works Inventory
Location of other archival material
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Label
Southern Railway (U.S.) 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
71
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
No acquisition information available.
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000488170
Type of unit
items.

Library Locations

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