Guide to the C and O Railroad Photographs, 1898 - 1929

Summary Information

Title: C and O Railroad Photographs, 1898 - 1929
Collection: AC.266
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Abstract:

The C and O Railroad Photographs consist of 17 8 x 10" duplicated photographs of the C and O Railroad. Images date from 1898 to 1929

Creator: C and O Railroad

Biographical/Historical Note

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. It is now part of the CSX Corporation, which 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.

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 C and O Railroad Photographs consist of 17 8 x 10" duplicated photographs of the C and O Railroad. Images date from 1898 to 1929

Arrangement

This collection is housed in one folder.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research without restrictions in the Dougherty Reading Room.

Acquisitions Information

The W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection purchased this collection 4 December 1997. The accession number is AC.2002.030. This collection was opened to the public in October, 2005.

Processing Information

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

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.266: C and O Railroad Photographs, W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

 Photographs. Folder 1