Guide to the Chessie Systems Railroad Calendars, 1982 - 1986

Summary Information

Title: Chessie Systems Railroad Calendars, 1982 - 1986
Collection: AC.243
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 oversize folder)
Abstract:

The Chessie Systems Railroad Calendars includes three multi-sized calendars dating 1982, 1984 and 1986.  This collection provides insight into the merchandising practices of the Chessie Systems Railroad.

Creator: Chessie Systems Railroad

Biographical/Historical Note

Chessie System Inc. was a railroad system headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio formed in 1971 out of the Baltimore and Ohio railway and the C and O railway. In 1980, it merged with Seaboard Coast Line Industries Inc., headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. Renamed the CSX Corporation, it was incorporated in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

CSX Corporation is the parent company of a number of subsidiaries that provide freight transportation services. CSX corporation's headquarters is Richmond, Virginia, which has the historic association with both Chessie and Seaboard. The Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company, part of the Chessie System Railroads, traced its corporate ancestry to the Louisa Railroad Company which was chartered in Richmond in 1836, and the C and O railway had its headquarters in that city for many years.

CSX Transportation operates the eastern United States' largest rail network and is the main business unit of CSX Corporation. CSXT provides rail freight transportation consists of more than 23,000 route miles in 23 states, the District of Columbia and two Canadian provinces. CSXT headquarters are in Jacksonville, Florida.

Scope and Contents

The Chessie Systems Railroad Calendars includes three multi-sized calendars dating 1982, 1984 and 1986.  This collection provides insight into the merchandising practices of the Chessie Systems Railroad.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

The W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection purchased this collection from Bookworm and Silverfish on 11 July 2005. The accession number is AC.2005.025. The collection was opened on October 20, 2005.

Processing Information

Processed by Kathryn Staley, July 2005; Encoded by Kathryn Staley, July 2005

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.243: Chessie Systems Railroad Calendars, W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

 

Railroad calenders  Folder 1