Railroads -- United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Kirkland family papers
Scope and Contents The majority of the Kirkland family papers consist of letters between family members who migrated to the United States and relatives who remained in England. The American branch eventually settled in Livingston County, Michigan. Letters discuss family matters, prices, and English farming.One letter (December 1, 1880) describes in detail a trip from Chicago to California by train. A letter dated November 4, 1898 discusses the outcome of the Spanish-American War, the acquisition of...
Dates: 1850-1914, Undated
Railroad Club records
Scope and Content Railroad Club records are comprised of records related to the club and include invitations to club activities, membership information, and a brochure related to Project 1225 (restoration of the Pere Marquette engine).Historical Railroad records include records collected by club members and are comprised of forms, labels, stubs, rate information and a copy of the Chicago and Grand Trunk Railway Gazette from 1883.The collection also includes a photograph and the serial...
Dates: 1883 - 1981