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Paul Thompson collection on railroads and rail travel, 1949

Part of Paul Thompson collection on railroads and rail travel

2003av098 Paul Thompson collection on railroads, 1949-1979 2003av098 Paul Thompson collection on railroads Finding aid prepared by Desirae Carron University of Kentucky Special Collections Special Collections Margaret I. King Building, North Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 (859) 257-8611 SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 2013 June 24 This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-10-10T15:07-0400 Describing Archives: A Content Standard Paul Thompson collection on railroads and rail travel 2003av098 University of Kentucky Special Collections 0.47 Cubic feet 2 boxes, 106 items 1949-1979 The Paul Thompson collection on railroads (dated 1949-1979; 0.47 cubic feet; 2 boxes) comprises both photographs and promotional items. The collection represents an important era in American history during which the railroads were at the fore of the nation's progress and expansion across the continent. Thompson, Paul Scope and Contents note The Paul Thompson collection on railroads (dated 1949-1979; 0.47 cubic feet; 2 boxes) consists of 41 photographic prints as well as 61 assorted clippings and promotional items produced by railroad and train manufacturers. Some of the prints have captions identifying the type of train engine that is depicted and a portion of the prints are reproductions. The material in the collection represents a time in American history during which railroads were at the forefront of progress and expansion. Some of the railroads and railways featured include the L&N Railroad, the Western Pacific Railroad, the Canadian Pacific Railway, the Atlantic Coast Line, and Union Pacific Railroad. Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment. Conditions Governing Use note Property rights reside with the University of Kentucky. The University of Kentucky holds the copyright for materials created in the course of business by University of Kentucky employees. Copyright for all other materials has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky. For information about permission to reproduce or publish, please contact Special Collections. Preferred Citation note 2003av098: [identification of item], Paul Thompson collection on railroads, 1949-1979, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Arrangement note Collection is arranged by format. Immediate Source of Acquisition note Gift. Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company. Thompson, Paul Automobile trains. Railroads. River boats. Transportation--United States Photographic prints Series I. 1949-1979 Scope and Contents note This series contains 45 photographs from several different railroad companies, such as Southern Railroad, Wabash, Santa Fe Railway, Union Pacific, and Canadian Pacific. 1954 Berkshire Type, Louisville and Nashville Railroad Junction 1 1 Tenth anniversary of the Rock Island Lines' Rocky Mountain Rocket - Chicago and Denver-Colorado Springs 1 2 1949 November 12 Western Pacific Railroad 1 3 undated B. C. Railway passenger and freight service, side by side 1 4 undated Santa Fe Railway - Argentine, Kansas and Clovis, New Mexico 1 5 undated Santa Fe Railway engine 1 6 undated Santa Fe Railway 1 7 undated Santa Fe Railway 1 8 undated Canadian Pacific Railway 1 9 undated Jersey (?) Central Lines 1 10 undated Missouri, Hannibal K St. Joseph Railroad, Burlington Route 1 11 undated The Milwaukee Railroad 1 12 undated Milwaukee Road 1 13 undated Southern Railroad 1 14 undated Southern Railroad 1 15 undated Southern Railroad 1 16 undated Southern Railroad engine 1 17 undated Wabash Freight engine 1 18 undated Wabash passenger service locomotive 1 19 undated Wabash passenger service locomotive 1 20 undated Union Pacific Railroad 1 21 undated Union Pacific Railroad 1 22 undated Southern Railroad 1 23 undated Southern Railroad 1 24 undated Cincinnati, New Orleans and Texas Pacific engine (subsidiary of Southern) 1 25 undated Union Pacific 1 26 undated Canadian Pacific engine 1 27 undated Union Pacific 1 28 undated Union Pacific 1 29 undated Canadian Pacific 1 30 undated Southern Railway, Pelham, North Carolina 1 31 undated Southern Freights, Greensboro, North Carolina 1 32 undated Road freight, Southern Railway 1 33 undated Mountain Type locomotive 1 34 undated Louisville and Nashville Railroad 1 35 undated Frisco engine 907 1 36 undated Illinois Central Railroad 1 37 undated Burlington Northern Electric locomotive 1 38 1973 July 19 Atlantic Coast Line 1 39 undated Santa Fe Railway 1 40 undated Norfolk and Western Railway, drawing 1 41 undated Atlantic Coast Line 1 42 undated Chesapeake and Ohio 1 43 undated Chesapeake and Ohio, Chesapeake and Ohio for Progress 1 44 undated Chesapeake and Ohio 1 45 undated Clippings and promotional items Series II. 1949-1979 Scope and Contents note This series contains 61clippings and promotional items that were used to advertise railroad companies. Diesel-electric switching locomotive, Portland Terminal Company 2 46 undated Passenger train on Maine Central Railroad at Royal Junction, Maine 2 47 undated Maine Central Railroad Mail, Milk, and Local Passenger Train, Waterville, Maine 2 48 undated Maine Central Freight Train - Rumford, Maine 2 49 undated Maine Central Railroad Freight Westbound at Cumberland, Maine 2 50 undated Maine Central Railroad Freight Westbound at Cumberland, Maine 2 51 undated On the Mountain Route of the Maine Central Railroad 2 52 undated Steel box car, Maine Central, The Pine Tree Route 2 53 undated Maine Central Railroad Passenger Locomotive 2 54 undated On the Mountain Route of the Maine Central Railroad 2 55 undated Local Passenger Train on Maine Central Railroad 2 56 undated Maine Central Railroad Mail, Milk and Local Passenger Train, Waterville, Maine 2 57 undated Diesel-Electric Switching Locomotive of Portland Terminal Company 2 58 undated Diesel-Electric Road Switcher of Maine Central Railroad 2 59 undated Maine Central Consolidation Type, Freight Locomotive - South Portland, Maine 2 60 undated Boston and Maine Railroad car 2 61 undated Diesel locomotive used in freight service on the Boston and Maine Railroad 2 62 undated The Kennebec modern, streamlined passenger train on the Maine Central Railroad 2 63 undated Maine Central Railroad Freight, Westbound at Fairfield, Maine 2 64 undated The Flying Yankee, Boston to Portland 2 65 undated Train of RDC (Rail Diesel Car) Budd Highliners, Boston and Maine Railroad 2 66 undated New locomotive at Baldwin, The Family Lines System, L and N 2 67 undated Cincinnati-bound L and N fast freight from Louisville, The Family Lines System 2 68 undated Work Horse units of L and N's diesel fleet in 1970s, The Family Lines System 2 69 undated The Pan-American L and N Passenger Train going to Louisville in 1941, The Family Lines System 2 70 1941 Louisville and Nashville fast freight from Cincinnati to Atlanta, The Family Lines System 2 71 undated Louisville and Nashville Cincinnati - New Orleans train Hummingbird leaves Atlanta in 1954, nation's first post-World War II streamliner, The Family Lines System 2 72 1954 Louisville and Nashville unit train in the Western Kentucky coal fields, The Family Lines System 2 73 undated The Long Island Railroad, only LIRR class steam boiler equipped after March, 1977 2 74 undated The Long Island Railroad 2 75 undated The Long Island Railroad, Road Passenger and Freight 2 76 undated The Long Island Railroad, Road Passenger; Push-Pull power units 2 77 undated The Long Island Railroad, Road Passenger and Freight 2 78 undated Delaware and Hudson Railroad, Diesel Electric Road Switcher Locomotive 2 79 undated Delaware and Hudson Railroad, diesel electric road switcher locomotive 2 80 undated Delware and Hudson Railroad, The Stourbridge Lion 2 81 undated Delware and Hudson Railroad, Mallet Freight 2 82 undated Delaware and Hudson Railroad, Diesel electric road switcher locomotive 2 83 undated Typical double-deck car used in Chicago and North Western Commuter Service 2 84 undated RF and P engine (Richmond Fredericksburg and Potomac) 2 85 undated Typical locomotive used in Chicago and North Western Commuter Service 2 86 undated Typical locomotive used in Chicago and North Western Commuter Service 2 87 undated Reading Lines engine 2 88 undated Chicago South Shore and South Bend Railroad 2 89 undated The Chicago South Shore and South Bend Railroad 2 90 undated The Chicago South Shore and South Bend Railroad 2 91 undated Two copies of a locomotive diagram, Chesapeake and Ohio 2 92 undated Advertisement for Chicago and North Western GP-35 locomotives 2 93 undated Postcard, crowd at Big Shanty (Kennesaw), Georgia, greets the General (locomotive) 2 94 undated Postcard, Boston and Maine Railroad's The Minuteman locomotive 2 95 undated Richmond Fredericksburg and Potomac 2 96 undated Richmond Fredericksburg and Potomac 2 97 undated Postcard, S.S. Spartan, Great Lakes 2 98 undated General Motors GP30 locomotive 2 99 undated Postcard, Chessie's water-borne, Lake Michigan, Chesapeake and Ohio fleet 2 100 undated Postcard, World's Fastest Locomotive, Pennsylvania Railroad, Chicago Railroad Fair 2 101 1949 Postcard, Rutland diesel locomotive 2 102 undated Postcard, Rutland Railway PS-1 Box Car 2 103 undated Richmond Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad 2 104 undated Reading Lines, General Motors 2 105 undated S00 Line, General Motors 2 106 undated Paul Thompson collection on railroads and rail travel