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Railroads -- Alabama

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Alabama railroads of the past collection

Identifier: W-0042
Overview Stock certificates, shipping receipts, and correspondence related to the operation and history of seven Alabama railroads: the Mobile & Alabama Grand Trunk Railroad Company, the Alabama & Mississippi Rivers Railroad, the Mobile & Girard Railroad Company, the Montgomery Southern Railway, the Tennessee & Alabama Railroad, the Atlanta & West Point Railroad, and the Montgomery Traction Company.
Dates: 1855-1945

Barnes Railroad Gandy Dancers DVD

Identifier: MSS-3617
Overview DVD about "Gandy Dancers" that worked on the Barnes Railroad
Dates: after 1985

Whitefoord R. Cole papers

Identifier: MSS-0332
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, clippings, and photographs relating to a president of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad.
Dates: 1895-1979

Hendrix Photographs

Identifier: 2008-019
Overview This collection consists of twenty-four photographs showing railroad workers using heavy equipment built by American Hoist & Derrick Company and groups of people from various counties in Alabama.
Dates: 1905 - 1909

J. A. Montgomery business records

Identifier: W-0068
Overview Correspondence, time book, and ledger of Birmingham, Alabama, industrialist J. A. Montgomery.
Dates: 1889 - 1898

J. W. Worthington report on furnace properties

Identifier: W-0082
Overview One report notebook containing correspondence, maps, and reports on coal fields and iron furnaces located in Alabama and Tennessee.
Dates: 1899

Marion and Cahaba Railroad Company Receipt

Identifier: MSS-0910
Abstract A receipt dated 1 April 1862 for freight costs on one horse from J. S. Smith.
Dates: 1862-04-01

Mary Lee Coal and Railway Company Financial Records

Identifier: MSS-0922
Abstract Net earnings of this Alabama company for 1893, from sales of coal and coke, investments in property, and railroad operations.
Dates: 1893

James Maxwell papers

Identifier: MSS-2317
Overview Letterbook about the 1907 proposed extension of the Warrior Branch for the M&O Railroad
Dates: 1907

R. M. Patton Documents

Identifier: MSS-1111
Abstract This collection consists of a letter regarding lands due the Wills Valley Railroad Co. (part of Northeast and Southwest Alabama RR) upon completion of 20 miles of track, also an offer to purchase mineral rights to the same from Governor (military?) R. M. Patton, who was also President of the Board of Directors of the Central Mining and Petroleum Company of Alabama. Also contains a copy of some legislation.
Dates: 1866

Selma and Meridian Railroad ledger and journal

Identifier: MSS-1778
Abstract Two corporate account books for the Selma and Meridian Railroad, 1885: the ledger, which details payments and receipts by date, and the journal, which records them by firm or individual.
Dates: 1880-1885

Thomas Maxwell Papers

Identifier: MSS-0933
Abstract Letters, texts of speeches about the importance of railroads for the economic development of the Birmingham-Tuscaloosa area (1855), and abstracts of the journal of this early Tuscaloosa businessman.
Dates: 1852 - 1865