A Guide to the Tennessee, Alabama & Georgia Railway Annual Report, 1926 Tennessee, Alabama & Georgia Railway Annual Report Ms2009-044

A Guide to the Tennessee, Alabama & Georgia Railway Annual Report, 1926

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2009-044


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Processed by: John M. Jackson, Special Collections Staff

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2009-044
Title
Tennessee, Alabama & Georgia Railway Annual Report 1926
Physical Characteristics
1 container; 0.1 cu. ft.
Language
English
Abstract
Annual report of the Tennessee, Alabama & Georgia Railway Company for 1926, including statistical data on workforce, equipment, and tonnage hauled.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Tennessee, Alabama & Georgia Railway Annual Report must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Tennessee, Alabama & Georgia Railway Annual Report, Ms2009-044 - Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Acquisition Information

The Tennessee, Alabama & Georgia Railway Annual Report was purchased by Special Collections in 2009. The document had been part of a larger group of railroad-related materials compiled by a collector, then sold to a dealer (see "separated material" section).

Processing Information

The processing and description of the Tennessee, Alabama & Georgia Railway Annual Report commenced and was completed in March 2009.


Historical Information

The Tennessee, Alabama & Georgia Railway was created in 1911 as a reorganization of the failed Chattanooga Southern Railway. Placed in receivership in 1922, the line was purchased and its name changed to the Tennessee, Alabama & Georgia Railway. The 92-mile line spanned from Chattanooga, Tennessee to Gadsden, Alabama and was purchased by the Southern Railway in 1971; a northern portion of the line today (2009) is leased from Norfolk Southern and operated by the Chattooga and Chickamauga Railway.

Scope and Content

This collection contains an annual report on the operations of the Tennessee, Alabama & Georgia Railway, compiled for the Interstate Commerce Commission's Division of Statistics for the year 1926. Submitted by company auditor and assistant treasurer D. E. Hedges, the report tabulates statistics on the company's operations, including workforce, equipment, tonnage hauled, income and expenditures. Also included are the names of officers and a brief background of the company. The collection also contains a few loose documents which had been inserted in the report.

Related Material

Tennessee, Alabama & Georgia Railroad Annual Report, (Ms2009-043)

Separated Material

The Tennessee, Alabama & Georgia Railway Annual Report was acquired as part of a larger collection of railway-related material that had been compiled by a collector, then sold to a dealer. In the course of processing, the stock certificate was removed to a separate collection. The acquisition of which this annual report was a part also included:

Chapman J. French Papers (Ms2009-034)
Mine Hill & Schuylkill Haven Railroad Stock Certificates (Ms2009-035)
New River Mineral Company Stock Certificate (Ms2009-036)
Norfolk & Western Railway and Associated Companies Collection (Ms2009-037)
Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Receipts (Ms2009-038)
Raleigh Coal & Coke Company Rail Spur Drawing(Ms2009-039)
Reed Island Iron Company Receipts (Ms2009-040)
Rock Island Lines Insurance Booklet (Ms2009-041)
Sullivan Railroad Company Stock Certificate (Ms2009-042)
Tennessee, Alabama & Georgia Railroad Annual Report (Ms2009-043)
Thomas Wood and Company Freight Records (Ms2009-045)
Virginia Iron, Coal and Coke Company Receipts (Ms2009-046)


Contents List

folder 1
Annual report 1926
[accompanied by loose inserts, 1927]