Railroads -- Mississippi.
Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Research materials for Steam Whistles in the Piney Woods, Vol. 1.
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.
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.
One compact disk containing lumber-related newspaper articles from the early 1900s forward. Files on the disk are in Word Perfect.
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
March 8, 1902
In memory of my grandfather
Leonard Jackson Caldwell, Sr.
Machinist N.O. & N.E.
R.R. by Richard Forte,
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.
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.
This collection contains photographs, slides, postcards, and memoirs of Mississippi.
One oversized customs form with the heading "Schedule of Free Goods introduced into the Confederate States of America."
This collection contains Crosby family correspondence, ledger, and financial reports of the Native and Ten Mile lumber companies of Mississippi.
L.N. Dantzler Lumber Company records.
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".
Secretary's record book of Board of Directors minutes.
Family correspondence, scrapbook, other of Mississippi railroad entrepreneur, politician, judge, and founder of Hattiesburg, Laurel, and Gulfport, Mississippi.
Photographs reproduced in Dr. Kenneth G. McCarty's book Hattiesburg: A Pictorial History.
An aerial photograph of the Homochitto Lumber Company in Bude, Mississippi.
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.
This collection contains records, notes, photographs, and publications.
Memorial to Congress, For the request of Lands to aid the construction of the Gulf and Ship Island Railroad
Business records of utility company acquired by Mississippi Power Company.
A collection of photographs, booklets, pamphlets, periodicals, postcards, and letters about Mississippi.
This collection contains the digitized copies of Gulf, Mobile & Northern Railroad News, circa 1920’s.