Railroads -- Indiana
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder SP102
Scope and Contents This collection includes 2 black-and-white photographs taken in Indianapolis, Indiana when the trains bearing the Liberty Bell stopped in the city in April, 1893 on the way to the Chicago World's Fair, and again in 1904 on the way to the St. Louis World's Fair.
Dates: 1893 April; 1904 November
Collection — Folder SP101
Scope and Contents This collection includes 3 black-and-white photographs showing the Abraham Lincoln funeral train stopped at Michigan City, Indiana on May 1, 1965, on its way from Washington, D.C. to Springfield, Illinois. The images feature a large memorial arch.
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 SP107
Scope and Contents This collection contains black-and-white photographs taken by Foster Photos of the Monon Railroad centennial on July 30, 1947, which included a parade and ride on the Monon railroad to New Albany, Indiana.
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters; typed, signed letters; autographed documents; company information; maps; an incomplete dissertation; notes; and newspaper and magazine information from Leland S. Van Scoyoc in Indianapolis, Indiana and the Chicago, Indianapolis and Louisville Railway Company and Monon Railroad Company in Indianapolis, Indiana; Chicago, Illinois; and Louisville, Kentucky, ranging from 1842 to 1957 and regarding the railroad's history.
Scope and Contents This collection includes signed letters, stock transaction records, ledgers, company reports, newspaper clippings, railroad ticket stubs and holders, business cards and memorabilia from railroad officials and others in Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois and other locations ranging from 1946 to 1972 and undated regarding the Monon Railroad organization.
Dates: 1946-1972, undated
Collection — Folder SP040
Scope and Contents This collection includes 33 35mm slides in Indiana circa 1950s of locomotives of the New York Central Railroad, photographed by Dr. S. D. Marty, and the South Shore Line Railroad, photographed by Paul Meyer.
Dates: circa 1950
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...
Scope and Contents The collection includes family correspondence (1834-1963), writings, financial records, journals, and scrapbooks from the Pierce-Krull family ranging from 1834 to 1963. Family correspondence includes correspondence of the John Moore family of Ellisville, Geneseo, and Rock Island, Illinois (1834-1870), including letters from family members in St. Louis, Missouri., California, and Madison, Jefferson County and Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana. Also included are letters, and transcripts of...
Collection — Folder SP174
Scope and Contents This collection includes two black-and-white photographs from Heberhart and Son in Madison, Indiana in 1897, depicting an inclined plane for the Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad near Madison. The accompanying typed, descriptive labels were created by W. G. Heberhart in Madison and taken from the label on the back of one of the photographs. The images and labels were originally displayed in a glass frame on a wall. They were removed from the frame in 2022 due to...
Dates: 1897, undated