Smithers family photograph album
Scope and Contents
Also included are family photographs of the Smithers family at their Kentucky homestead and travel to Virginia, specifically Shenandoah County at Orkney Springs. Several photographs include their dogs, Lady and Speck.
- circa 1900-1910s
- Smithers family (Family)
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
"History of the C and O Railway." C and O Historical Society. Accessed August 08, 2019. https://cohs.org/history/.
"Chesapeake and Ohio Railway." American. Accessed August 08, 2019. https://www.american-rails.com/cory.html.
in 1881, the Louisville and Nashville Railroad began extending its Lebanon Branch (in Kentucky) across the Tennessee state line to Jellico. In 1891, a line was extended to Norton, Virginia, and another to Atlanta, Georgia. Between 1879 and 1881, through the purchase of track in Kentucky,Tennessee, Indiana and Illinois, the Louisville and Nashville Railroad gained access to the coal fields of western Kentucky. In 1883, the Louisville and Nashville Railroad completed a 170-mile rail link from Pensacola to Chattahoochee, Florida. In all, 56 railroads were acquired, leased, or constructed during the 1880s and 1890s, as the Louisville and Nashville Railroad system began to take its final form.
"History of the L and N Railway." L and N Historical Society. Accessed August 08, 2019. http://www.lnrr.org/.
Ancestry.com. U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
0.5 Cubic Feet (1 photograph album)
- Smithers family photograph album
- Description rules