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Ashland Coal and Iron Railway Company Mines ledger, 1888-1889

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Author

Finding aid prepared by Megan Mummey

Title

Ashland Coal and Iron Railway Company Mines ledger

Date

1888-1889

Repository

University of Kentucky Special Collections

Arrangement

Collection is arranged by format.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

2006MS037: [identification of item], Ashland Coal and Iron Railway Company Mines ledger, 1888-1889, University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Extent

0.33 Cubic feet

1 item

Biography/History

Formerly the Lexington and Big Sandy Railway Company, Eastern Division, the railroad became the Ashland Coal and Iron Railway Company in 1881. The company was conveyed to the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company in 1933.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of an Ashland Coal and Iron Railway Company mines ledger which records company accounts of miner's wages, staff salaries, coal sales, rent, and supplies and equipment.

Subjects

  • Charles Apfelbaum Rare Manuscripts & Archives.
  • Financial statements.
  • Ledgers (account books)
  • Coal mines and mining--Kentucky.
  • Railroads--Kentucky--History.

Collection Inventory