Fliers for special excursions railroads

Fliers for special excursions railroads


Image Number

  • PR09091

Year

  • 192-

Series Title

Rights

    Biography Note

  • Fliers for special excursions on the Louisville and Nashville, Central of Georgia, Georgia Southern and Florida and Atlantic Coast Line railroads.

  • Biography Note

  • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company was chartered originally in 1836 as Richmond and Petersburg Railroad Company. In 1898 consolidated with Petersburg Railroad Company to become Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company of Virginia.

  • Biography Note

  • Louisville and Nashville Railroad was chartered March, 1850 and opened for business on November 1, 1859. In 1874 St. Louis and Southeastern Railway Company was placed in receivership and sold to Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company. Between 1880-1894 Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Railroad were probably absorbed by Louisville and Nashville Railroad. In 1957 Nashville, Chattanooga, and St. Louis Railway was absorbed as part of Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company.

  • Biography Note

  • In 1900 Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company of Virginia consolidated with Norfolk and Carolina Railroad Company and others to form Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company. Brunswick and Western Railroad Company assumed by Atlantic Coast Line Railroad in 1902.

  • Biography Note

  • The Central of Georgia Railway purchased the Upson County Railroad company on 2-2-1914 and the Upson County Railroad company ceased to exist.

  • Biography Note

  • In 1900's Alantic Coast Line Railroad Company expanded to become large system of railroads known as the Standard Railroad of the South. It carried the majority of Florida bound passengers and was known for its purple diesels. In 1967 merged with Seaboard Air Line to form Seaboard Coast Line Railroad.

  • Biography Note

  • In 1969 Seaboard Coast Line purchased Piedmont and Northern, a former interurban line owned by Duke family interests, through alliances with various other railroads and became known as the "Family Lines Systems." (This title was simply a marketing device). In 1982 Seaboard Coast Line merged with other railroad systems to become Seaboard System Railroad; Seaboard Line Industries [holding company] which then merged with Chessie System, Incorporated in 1980 to become part of CSX Corporation.

  • Biography Note

  • Georgia Southern and Florida Railway Company was chartered May 22, 1895. Georgia Southern and Florida Railway Company ran from Macon, Ga. to Palatka, Fla. and reorganized 1895 from Georgia Southern and Florida Railroad Company.

Physical Description

  • 1 photonegative - b&w - 4 x 5 in.

Subject Term

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Chicago Manual of Style

Fliers for special excursions railroads. 192-. Black & white photonegative, 4 x 5 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/7623>, accessed 24 April 2019.

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Fliers for special excursions railroads. 192-. Black & white photonegative. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 24 Apr. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/7623>.

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(State Archives of Florida)