Guide to the Norfolk and Western Railway Company Employee Passes, 1907-1971

Summary Information

Title: Norfolk and Western Railway Company Employee Passes, 1907-1971
Collection: AC.673
Extent: 0.01 linear feet 1 folder

The collection contains passes carried by employees of the Norfolk and Western Railway between the years 1907 and 1971.

Creator: Norfolk and Western Railway Company.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Norfolk and Western Railway operated as a rail system from 1881 until 1998 when it was merged into Norfolk Southern Corporation. The employee pass cards within this collection are ephemera from the heyday of the company's operations.

Scope and Contents

The collection contains Norfolk and Western Railway Company Employee Passes, 1907-1971. These passes belonged to Audrey H. Carper, Billy Duff, C. J. French, and R. J. Lane.


The collection is arranged in one 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 collection was purchased from Bookworm and Silverfish in 2010.

Processing Information

The collection was processed and finding aid generated by Trevor McKenzie in September 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

AC.673: Norfolk and Western Railway Company, 1907-1971, W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, North Carolina 28608.

Container List

Employee Passes, 1907-1971 ACSC_Box 22, Folder 13