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         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 
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                     (859) 257-8611 
                     SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 
                 
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             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