This guide includes both primary and secondary source resources about railroads, primarily in the Appalachian region. Manuscripts must be used in the Dougherty Reading Room. To schedule an appointment or for more information, email spcoll@appstate.edu.

Manuscript Collections

This collection is one bound book of official documents involved with the sale of the Cincinnati, Hamilton & Dayton Railway Company to the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company in 1909.

0.75 linear feet (1 small flat box)

CSX Transportation Calendars includes seven 22" x 34" calendars dating from 1987 to 1993. This collection provides insight into the merchandising practices of the CSX Transportation Railway.

0.01 linear feet (1 oversize folder)

This collection of CSX Transportation Train Orders from the Baltimore Division, Connellsville (PA) Station are dated November 15 to 17, 1987 to primarily C & E Westward Trains, with some to Eastward Trains.

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

The CSX-Chessie-Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad-Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Collection contains CSX-Chessie-Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad-Baltimore and Ohio Railroad memorabilia and original documents about the railroads. Many documents are related to Yardmaster W.J. Weisgerber's appeal to his 15 day suspension for damage to Volkswagen automobiles.

0.25 linear feet (1 box)

Frank Borkowski Collection of Railway Calendars features pristine calendars of 2003-2007 and two different 2010 versions, all printed by The Hickory Printing Group.

2.0 linear feet (1 oversize flat box)

George Washington's Railroad Chesapeake and Ohio Line Correspondence includes one letter 10 October 1935 from Herbert Fitzpatrick to Major Joseph Chilton of St. Albans, West Virginia

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

Georgia Railway and Power Company Notebook contains the annual reports for the Georgia Railway and Power Company for most of the years between 1912 and 1920.  This collection provides financial information of the Georgia Railway and Power Company which operated steam engines throughout Georgia. The Tallulah Falls site is in Appalachian Georgia.

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)