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Railroads -- Mississippi.

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

AM02-28, circa early 1900s

Form of Material

One 40" x 6" black and white panoramic photograph of the Homochitto Lumber Company, located along the Mississippi Central Railway in Bude, Mississippi (Franklin County), taken by Robb & Company, photographers. The photo, dubbed "Modern Yellow Pine Plant", shows the lumber mill, the railroad depot, and a couple of commercial buildings.

Dates: circa early 1900s

AM03-37, circa early 1900s-1998

Form of Material

Research materials for Steam Whistles in the Piney Woods, Vol. 1.

Dates: circa early 1900s-1998

AM04-20, circa late 1800s-2001

Form of Material

Research materials for Dr. Gilbert H. Hoffman's book, Steam Whistles in the Piney Woods, Vol. 2. This accession consists primarily of photocopies of original documents and notes taken by Dr. Hoffman.

Dates: circa late 1800s-2001

AM06-17, circa 1909-2002

Form of Material

Dr. Gilbert H. Hoffman’s research files for volume 2 of his book, Steam Whistles in the Piney Woods. Materials consist primarily of photocopied documents, but also includes several original items.

Dates: circa 1909-2002

AM06-18, Compiled circa 2004

Form of Material

One compact disk containing lumber-related newspaper articles from the early 1900s forward. Files on the disk are in Word Perfect.

Dates: Compiled circa 2004

AM10-123, 1902

 Accession — Box 2 SAFE
Form of Material

DVD with the digital image of N.O. & N.E. R.R. at a Meridian, Mississippi, stop on March 8, 1902. The original photograph has writing on front and back:


N.O. & N.E. R.R. Stops

Meridian, Miss.

March 8, 1902


In memory of my grandfather

Leonard Jackson Caldwell, Sr.

Machinist N.O. & N.E.

R.R. by Richard Forte,

Hattiesburg, Ms

Dates: 1902

AM21-037, June 10, 1948

Form of Material

Bonhomie & Hattiesburg Southern Railroad locomotive photograph.

Dates: June 10, 1948

AM21-073, October 10, 1881

 Accession — Box 6 SAFE
Form of Material

Letter written on New Orleans & North-Eastern Railroad, Engineer Department letterhead from Poplarville, Mississippi, by G.B. Nicholson. The envelope is addressed to Mrs. Matilda Nicholson in Covington, Kentucky. The 2-page letter describes Poplarville and his experiences living there.

Dates: October 10, 1881


Form of Material The collection includes:Stationers' School Reports for D.S. Hollinghurst.Fernwood, Columbia and Gulf Railroad booklets.Perry County, Mississippi tax receipt.Joint Report of Mississippi State Board of the Order of Railway Conductors.Train schedule, ca. 1940s.Kentucky and Tennesse Railroad Company certificate.Letter to M.P. Brown, Secretary, Hattiesburg Cotton Growers Cooperative Association, from Walker Wood,...
Dates: 1646-to date

Annual Report of Southern Railway Company in Mississippi, Office Copies

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM19-56
Form of Material

3 handwritten & typewritten preliminary copies of published serial Annual Report of Southern Railway Company in Mississippi, 1916-1918; and 2 paperbound, handwritten "Corporate" copies of selected pages of Annual report on the statistics of railways in the United States, the Interstate Commerce Commission for the year ending ..., 1918-1919.

Dates: 1916-1919

Audio Tapes of Interviews for Vols 1 & 2, circa 1993-1996

 File — Box 4 (AM03-29)
Form of Material Aultman, Bruce (7/28/93) 1 tapeBaxter, Dr. James (8/2/94) 1 tapeBrown, Chester O. (3/7/94) 1 tapeBrown, Hezy (4/20/95 & 5/19/95) 2 tapesClark, Mrs. William L. (9/16/94) 1 tapeClinton, Edward A. (9/19/94) 1 tapeClinton, Ernest (8/02/93) 1 tapeCole, Hugh (8/25/93) 1 tapeConey, O. E., Jr. (3/14/95) 1 tapeCross, Lillian (7/13/94) 1 tapeDaughdrill, "Boots" (5/4/95) 1 tape...
Dates: circa 1993-1996

Audio Tapes of Interviews for Vols 1 & 2, circa 1993-1996

 File — Box 5 (AM03-29)
Form of Material Jordan, Bill (9/1/93) 1 tapeJordan, Zeke (8/31/94) 1 tapeLadner, Delmas (3/9/95) 1 tapeLott, Mrs. Byron (1/26/94) 1 tapeLott, Mrs. Ollie (2/24/94) 1 tapeMajor, Louis L. (2/23/94) 1 tapeMcRaney, Currie S. (9/14/94) 1 tapeMcRaney, Ouida (12/5/94) 1 tapeMerrill, Clarence, Jr. (4/26/95) 1 tapeMorgan, Virgie R. (9/13/94) 1 tapeMuscio, Frankie (5/13/95) 1 tapeReddock,...
Dates: circa 1993-1996

Jeff Balfour Collection

Identifier: M602

This collection contains photographs, slides, postcards, and memoirs of Mississippi.

Dates: 1872-1998

Confederate States of America. Customs Form.

Identifier: M33

One oversized customs form with the heading "Schedule of Free Goods introduced into the Confederate States of America."

Dates: May 18, 1861

Crosby Family Letters and Miscellaneous Ledgers

Identifier: M654

This collection contains Crosby family correspondence, ledger, and financial reports of the Native and Ten Mile lumber companies of Mississippi.

Dates: 1849-1916

L.N. Dantzler Lumber Company Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM18-46
Form of Material

L.N. Dantzler Lumber Company records.

Dates: circa 1840-1965

L.E. Faulkner Papers

Identifier: M22
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of 28 cubic feet of files maintained by Louis Edward Faulkner between approximately 1925 and 1960. A few items are dated as early as 1902 and as late as 1963. These files document many of Mr. Faulkner's business, civic, political, and religious activities during that period, and provide glimpses of his personal life as well. Materials in the files consist primarily of correspondence, but also include numerous speeches, publications, and newspaper clippings, plus...
Dates: 1902-1963

Goodyear Yellow Pine Company Photographs

Identifier: M134
Scope and Contents This collection consists of forty-five photographs taken by New Orleans Photographer John N. Teunisson between the years 1918 and 1920. The photographs show the operations and facilities of the Rosa Lumber Company of Picayune, Mississippi, which became a part of the Goodyear Yellow Pine Company. The photographs also show the last stages of construction and the early operations of the new Goodyear Yellow Pine Company mill, also located in Picayune. Six photographs show Camp Anderson, a...
Dates: circa 1918-1920

Reagan L. Grimsley Research Collection

Identifier: M486

Reagan Grimsley has written numerous archival and historical articles. He is also the author of "Enriching Lives: A Pictorial History of Columbus State University" and "Hattiesburg in Vintage Postcards".

Dates: 1917-2005

Gulf and Ship Island Railroad Minute Book

Identifier: M284

Secretary's record book of Board of Directors minutes.

Dates: March 4, 1887-March 6, 1907

William H. and Hattie L. Hardy Papers

Identifier: M182

Family correspondence, scrapbook, other of Mississippi railroad entrepreneur, politician, judge, and founder of Hattiesburg, Laurel, and Gulfport, Mississippi.

Dates: 1873-1929

Hattiesburg Historical Photographs

Identifier: M246

Photographs reproduced in Dr. Kenneth G. McCarty's book Hattiesburg: A Pictorial History.

Dates: circa late 1800s-1986

Dr. Gilbert H. Hoffman Papers and Research Collection

Identifier: M272
Abstract The Gilbert H. Hoffman Papers and Research Collection contains the research notes and photographs which Hoffman compiled and collected for the book, Dummy Lines Through the Longleaf, a history of sawmill operations and logging railroads in Southwest Mississippi during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In addition, it contains hundreds of photographs, both positive and negative images, of other railroads and logging operations principally in...
Dates: circa 1870-2004

Homochitto Lumber Company Photograph

Identifier: M520

An aerial photograph of the Homochitto Lumber Company in Bude, Mississippi.

Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1923

Tony Howe Railroad Map Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM03-4

The bulk of the collection consists of 70 logging railroad maps drawn by Tony Howe. The maps portray railroad operations, timber holdings and other aspects of lumber companies that proliferated in South Mississippi during the latter years of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century.

Dates: circa 1999-2002

Kenneth G. McCarty Papers

Identifier: M601

This collection contains records, notes, photographs, and publications.

Dates: 1959-1999

Memorial to Congress, For the request of Lands to aid the construction of the Gulf and Ship Island Railroad

Identifier: M103
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a one page document drafted by the Mississippi Legislature entitled "A Memorial to Congress, For the request of Lands to aid the construction of the Gulf and Ship Island Railroad." Dated December 4, 1871, the letter begins by describing how Congress granted land to the Gulf and Ship Island Railroad for the purpose of creating a railroad from Mississippi City northward to Canton in August 1856. However, the railroad never reached completion because the ten year...
Dates: December 1871

Meridian Light and Railway Company Minute Book

Identifier: M294

Business records of utility company acquired by Mississippi Power Company.

Dates: 1901-1910

Mississippi Historical Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: M587
Scope and Contents

A collection of photographs, booklets, pamphlets, periodicals, postcards, and letters about Mississippi.

Dates: 1823-1976

David Price Gulf, Mobile & Northern Railroad News Periodical Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM12-77
Form of Material

This collection contains the digitized copies of Gulf, Mobile & Northern Railroad News, circa 1920’s.

Dates: circa 1920s