Railroads -- Indiana
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection contains David Branham’s letters to his wife, Cynthia, written while he was supervising railroad construction in Martinsville. Also included are family letters written during the Civil War, legal and business papers, minutes of the Soldiers Aid Society of North Madison, Indiana, and a certificate of thanks to William Branham for serving as a volunteer during the Civil War. There are also a certificate of thanks to William Branham for serving as a volunteer during the...
Scope and Contents This collection contains Lyndsay Brown’s papers from the Indianapolis High School Alumni Association, his account of the Ohio River flood in 1937, and information from The Old Seminary Boys Group. Also included are papers of Ignatius Brown regarding road construction in the Pleasant Run area of Indianapolis circa 1898; and Hiram Brown's papers on water wheels and mills in Indianapolis. There is also an Alumni Society of the Indianapolis High School record book with entries ranging...
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, pencil drawings, negatives, 35mm slides, and family photographs from Christian Schrader in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from circa 1842 to 1987, regarding Schrader’s family, friends, and early Indianapolis. Schrader includes rough dates for the subjects he depicts in the drawings, but many of them were created from his recollections later in life. There are also oversize drawings (OBE017).Negatives are available for most of the drawings. In...
Collection — Folder S2113
Scope and Contents This collection includes the following items: a $50.00 bond for the Cincinnati, Logansport and Chicago Railroad Company signed by Caleb Blood Smith on August 3, 1854; three stock certificates for the Cincinnati and Chicago Railroad Company, two signed by Smith on May 12 and September 12, 1855 and one signed by Solomon Meredith on October 19, 1858. The collection also has an August 11, 1866 letter written by Daniel D. Pratt at Logansport, Indiana and sent to George B. Rogers at Cincinnati; and a...
Collection — Folder S2023
David McLellan and Bill Warrick, "101 Miles: The Western Division of the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway" manuscript
Collection — Folder S2267
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of "101 Miles: The Western Division of the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway," a typewritten manuscript written by David McLellan and Bill Warrick circa 1989. The manuscript includes handwritten corrections, illustrations, photographs, and captions for the images. The manuscript was published as a book titled, The Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway, published in September 1989 by Transportation Trails...
Dates: circa 1989
Collection — Folder SP118
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs from the Indiana State Police on January 1, 1968 of a collision between two Pennsylvania Railroad trains and their subsequent derailment, near Dunreith Canning Company in Dunreith, Indiana.
Collection — Folder S1400
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter from D.W. Henry, a lawyer from Terre Haute, Indiana, to General and Mrs. Jesse M. Lee, residing in Manilla, Philippine Islands, regarding a book memorializing Colonel R. W. Thompson, dated December 22, 1906; a Chicago and South Eastern Railway Company letter dated October 29, 1895 from W.S. Parkhurst to railroad agents, regarding a September 14, 1892 tariff correction; a blank Defense Warden Application from the City of Fort Wayne, Indiana, a blank Certificate...
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.
Scope and Contents The collection primarily consists of Feick’s correspondence while Mayor of Garrett, Indiana. Some correspondence is from his time working with the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen. The bulk of the newspaper clippings relate to Feick’s work on behalf of the Brotherhood with a few from his time as Mayor. There are also a few promotional materials, largely related to political campaigns. All the materials are photocopies.
Dates: 1901-1965, bulk 1950-1965