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Railroads -- Southern States -- History -- Sources

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Chesapeake Western Railway Company Records

Identifier: SC 0154

The Chespeake Western Railway Company Records, 1916-1982, are comprised of 24.36 cubic feet of records pertaining to the administrative and business activities of a small Shenandoah Valley railroad through the period of America's Great Depression and up to the CW's eventual acquisition by the Norfolk Southern Railway Corporation.

Dates: 1916-1982

McHone Brothers (LLC) Collection of Houck Tannery Records

Identifier: SC 0172

This collection consists of 6.7 cubic feet of records documenting the operations of the Houck Tannery and the J.P. Houck Store in Harrisonburg, Virginia, from 1870-1913, chiefly from 1890 to 1913. The collection contains account ledgers, registries, correspondence, and financial and transportation documents that record this turn of the century industry.

Dates: 1870-1913