Finding aid for the Nickel Plate Railroad Photographs

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Nickel Plate Railroad
Title: Nickel Plate Railroad Photographs
Dates: 1880-1930
Extent: 1.10 linear feet (3 containers)
Abstract: The Nickel Plate Railroad was founded in 1881 to connect Buffalo and Chicago via Cleveland, Ohio. It was nicknamed the Nickel Plate Road. After it failed it was taken over by the newly organized New York, Chicago, and St. Louis Railroad in 1887. It merged into the Norfolk and Western Railroad in 1964. The collection consists of two photograph albums and loose photographs pertaining to the New York, Chicago & St. Louis Railroad, including pictures of railroad bridges, locomotives, trains, track, depots, towns, wrecks, railroad officials, and work scenes. Also included are photographs of advertisements for railroads.
PG Number PG 096
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English