The Resource Virginia and Tennessee Railroad Company records

Virginia and Tennessee Railroad Company records

Label
Virginia and Tennessee Railroad Company records, 1836-1871
Title
Virginia and Tennessee Railroad Company records
Inclusive dates
1836-1871
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contains letters sent to the board, field notes, reports, lists of stockholders, certificates of stock subscriptions, petitions, 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 in 1849 and it opened in 1857. The road operated in connection with the South Side Rail Road Company. On April 18, 1867 the Norfolk and Petersburg Railroad, South Side Rail Road, Virginia and Kentucky Railroad, and the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad merged to form the Atlantic, Mississippi and Ohio Railroad Company. In 1881 the A M & O reorganized as the Norfolk and Western Railroad Company.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
Entry 155
Citation source
Board of Public Works Inventory
Label
Virginia and Tennessee 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
.65
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
No acquisition information available.
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000488177
Type of unit
cu. ft.

Library Locations

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