Guide to the Proposed Schemes for the Retiral of Gillies Creek Trestle, Henrico County, Richmond, Virginia, February 11, 1933

Summary Information

Title: Proposed Schemes for the Retiral of Gillies Creek Trestle, Henrico County, Richmond, Virginia, February 11, 1933
Collection: AC.464
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 oversize folder)
Abstract:

This collection is a blueprint of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company, Proposed Schemes for the Retiral of Gillies Creek Trestle in Richmond, Virginia, dated February 11, 1933.

Creator: Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Company.

Biographical/Historical Note

The trestle over Gillies Creek in Henrico County, Virginia was apparently built about 1861. A Report of Engineer and Superintendent of October 1, 1861, given to the General Assembly of Virginia, on the condition and completion of the railway road to West Point, states The Gillies' Creek trestle has been nearly filled in, and the work is suspended for the want of cars.

Scope and Contents

This single-item collection is a blueprint of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company of its Proposed Schemes for the Retiral of Gillies Creek Trestle in Henrico County, Richmond, Virginia, dated February 11, 1933.

Arrangement

This is a single-item collection.

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

This collection was purchased from Bookworm and Silverfish in 2008. Accession number AC.2008.080

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Elliott, July 2013. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.464: Proposed Schemes for the Retiral of Gillies Creek Trestle, Henrico County, Richmond, Virginia, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Schemes, February 11, 1933 Oversize Folder 1