Norfolk Southern Railroad Timetable

A guide to the Norfolk Southern Railroad Timetable, 1938 Ms.2010.072


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John M. Jackson

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.2010.072
Title
Norfolk Southern Railroad Timetable,1938
URL:
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=vt/viblbv00720.xml
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.
Abstract
The collection contains a 1938 timetable for Norfolk Southern Railroad Steam Division.

Administrative Information

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Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], Norfolk Southern Railroad Timetable, Ms2010-072, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

The Norfolk Southern Railroad Timetable was donated to Special Collections in 2004.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Norfolk Southern Railroad Timetable commenced and was completed in October 2010.


Historical Note

The Norfolk Southern Railroad was founded under the reorganization of the Norfolk and Southern Railway in 1910. The line served southeastern Virginia and eastern North Carolina. The company went into receivership in 1932 and was reorganized in 1942 as Norfolk Southern Railway. It was purchased by the Southern Railway in 1974.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a timetable issued by the Norfolk Southern Railroad, with an effective date of August 28, 1938. The timetable describes a route from Norfolk, Virginia to Raleigh, North Carolina through Elizabeth City, Washington, Greenville and Wilson, listing all intermediate points and times of arrival and departure. Also included is promotional material for Virginia Beach and The Cavalier resort hotel.


Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Norfolk Southern Railroad Timetable by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Container List

folder 1
Timetable,
1938