A Collection in
Collection Number Ms2009-044
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Processed by: John M. Jackson, Special Collections Staff
Collection is open to research.
Permission to publish material from the Tennessee, Alabama & Georgia Railway Annual Report must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.
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.
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).
The processing and description of the Tennessee, Alabama & Georgia Railway Annual Report commenced and was completed in March 2009.
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.
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.
Tennessee, Alabama & Georgia Railroad Annual Report, (Ms2009-043)
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: