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Railroads

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Homer B. Bassett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00192
Scope and Contents Three typewritten volmes of Homer B. Bassett on his trip through the USSR in May to September of 1930. Includes two volumes entitled "Report on Railways of USSR," which contain suggestions for improvements to the Soviet railway system and description of their current state. The second volume contains the typescripts of the daily notes of the inspectors, written while they were at each site that was inspected. The third volume is Homer Bassett's personal diary from the trip, which contains...

James Poyntz Nelson Manuscript Volumes

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad121-125
Scope and Contents Manuscripts of James Poyntz Nelson, a chief engineer of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad and the Elizabethtown, Lexington and Big Sandy Railroad.  Includes diaries, a letter copy book and a personal notebook. The Nelson Family lived in Lexington, Kentucky. MsV Ad121  Pocket diary.  1883. 206 pages.  Nelson was the chief engineer of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad. MsV Ad122  Logbook used as a diary.  1886. MsV Ad123  Pocket diary.  1889. Nelson was chief...

Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Potomac Railroad Company Meeting Minutes and Resolution

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01423
Scope and Contents

Two meeting minutes and accompanying resolutions concering the activities of the Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Potomac Railroad Company dated April 17, 1841. Additionally, document dated 23 October 1854 conforming a reolution composed and adopted at the annual meeting of stockholders on May 31 of that same year.