A Guide to the Norfolk Southern Railroad Timetable, 1938 Norfolk Southern Railroad Timetable Ms2010-072

Norfolk Southern Railroad Timetable, 1938

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2010-072


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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
Ms.2010.072
Title
Norfolk Southern Railroad Timetable, 1938
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Language
English
Abstract
1938 timetable for Norfolk Southern Railroad Steam Division.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Norfolk Southern Railroad Timetable must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Norfolk Southern Railroad Timetable, Ms2010-072, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Norfolk Southern Railroad Timetable was donated to Special Collections in 2004.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Norfolk Southern Railroad Timetable commenced and was completed in October 2010.


Historical Note

The Norfolk Southern Railroad was founded under the reorganization of the Norfolk and Southern Railway in 1910. The line served southeastern Virginia and eastern North Carolina. The company went into receivership in 1932 and was reorganized in 1942 as Norfolk Southern Railway. It was purchased by the Southern Railway in 1974.

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains a timetable issued by the Norfolk Southern Railroad, with an effective date of August 28, 1938. The timetable describes a route from Norfolk, Virginia to Raleigh, North Carolina through Elizabeth City, Washington, Greenville and Wilson, listing all intermediate points and times of arrival and departure. Also included is promotional material for Virginia Beach and The Cavalier resort hotel.

Index Terms

    Local Subjects:

  • Railroad

Contents List

Folder 1
Timetable, 1938.