Guide to the They Shall Not Pass: Conical Roller Cattle Guard Collection, undated

Summary Information

Title: They Shall Not Pass: Conical Roller Cattle Guard Collection, undated
Collection: AC.301
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Abstract:

They Shall Not Pass: Conical Roller Cattle Guard Collectioncontains two photographs of railroad tracks and a booklet entitled They Shall Not Pass. It advertised a patented device designed for railroad tracks to make them more safe for cattle.

Creator: Conical Roller Cattle Guard

Biographical/Historical Note

The Conical Roller Cattle Guard Corporation patented the Conical Roller Cattle Guard in 1922. Its factory and office were located in Anniston, Alabama. It is designed to the when a cow walks on the guard it lowers and results in the cow will not cross the train tracks.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains two photographs of railroad tracks and a booklet entitled They Shall Not Pass. It advertised a patented device designed for railroad tracks to make them more safe for cattle.

Arrangement

This collection is housed in one archival folder.

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 in January, 2003. The accession number is AC.2006.017. It was opened to the public in April, 2006.

Processing Information

Processed by Kathryn Staley, April, 2006; Encoded by Kathryn Staley, April, 2006

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.301: They Shall Not Pass: Conical Roller Cattle Guard Collection of Papers, W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Booklet, undated  Folder 1
Two photographs, undated
 Folder 1