Railroad companies -- Indiana
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S2023
Collection — Folder S2907
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a handwritten ledger book of labor for construction of the Fort Wayne and Southern Railroad in Blackford County, Indiana, in 1854, listing the names of workers along with the days and hours each worked. Additional notes are included for 1868. The time book was kept by David Miller Mercer, who was one of the investors in the railroad.
Dates: 1854, 1868
Collection — Folder S1856
Scope and Contents This collection includes a stock certificate for 100 shares in the Fort Wayne and Southern Railroad purchased by a James Taggart. Dated November 21, 1854, the certificate is signed by company president William H. Holman and secretary David T. Haines.
Collection — Folder S2380
Scope and Contents This collection include a trustee's certificate of a $1,000.00 first mortgage for the Indiana, Bloomington and Western Railway Company. The mortgage was to pay 7 percent interest and the principal was payable in A.D. 1900. The circa 1880 certificate was never given a number or signed by the president of the Central Trust Company of New York.
Dates: circa 1880
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence to Joshua Leach’s brother James, who was a lawyer in Stamping Ground and New Castle, Kentucky. The correspondence covered politics, business transactions (railroad and land), and family matters. In addition, the collection also includes letters from Leach’s relatives in Weatherford, Texas (1860–1861) and Natchez, Mississippi (1867–1868).The collection contains business papers of the Cincinnati and Indianapolis Junction Railroad Company and...
Collection — Folder SP073
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from Lena M. Hiatt in Wayne County, Indiana ranging from circa 1900 to 1931 regarding places, buildings, and some objects in Richmond, Indiana and a couple of images of Centerville and other towns.
Dates: circa 1900-1931
Collection — Folder S2382
Scope and Contents This collection contains a 22-page report on the Midland Railway Company prepared by E. C. M. Rand, an expert railway examiner of Rand's Rating Agency. The report includes an 1889 map of Indiana with a line drawn showing the approximate route of the railroad; a list of the cities, towns and villages the railroad passed through; quotes from affidavits given by people living along the line regarding the condition of the railway; and the estimate by the examiner of the value of the property and...
Collection — Folder S2383
Scope and Contents This collection contains items related to the foreclosure sale of the Ohio Falls Car and Locomotive Company of Jeffersonville, Indiana, including a May 15, 1876 "Description and Terms of Sale" document; a June 16, 1876 circular letter to the bondholders of the company; a July 1, 1876 letter written by Joseph W. Sprague and sent to Joseph W. Alsop of New York City; an August 10, 1876 estimate of the value of the property written by Sprague; a copy of a flyer advertising the August 14, 1876 sale...