The Resource Winchester and Potomac Railroad Company records

Winchester and Potomac Railroad Company records

Label
Winchester and Potomac Railroad Company records, 1831-1879
Title
Winchester and Potomac Railroad Company records
Inclusive dates
1831-1879
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contains letters sent to the board, reports, lists of stockholders, 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 of April 8, 1831 and opened in 1836. The line of road was from Winchester, Va. to Harpers's Ferry, WVa. The road was operated by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and was eventually absorbed into that system.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
Entry 157
Citation source
Board of Public Works Inventory
Label
Winchester and Potomac 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
.45
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
No acquisition information available.
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000488171
Type of unit
cu. ft.

Library Locations

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