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Blacksburg, Virginia 24062-9001
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Processed by: John M. Jackson, Special Collections Staff
2010 By Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. All rights reserved.
Collection is open for research.
Permission to publish material from Norfolk Southern Railroad Timetable must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.
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.
The Norfolk Southern Railroad Timetable was donated to Special Collections in 2004.
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Norfolk Southern Railroad Timetable commenced and was completed in October 2010.
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.
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.