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SF2, D2, Folder 1

  • Railroads: Alabama Tennessee and Northern Railroad

  • Alabama Tennessee and Northern Railway Co. history and map with picture of station in Panola from the early 1900's and press releases from 1911-1915

  • Alabama Tennessee and Northern Engine Roster

  • "All aboard - the Frisco route to the port of Mobile", August 1974

  • Flyer in support of making a Jimmie Rogers postage stamp

  • History of A.T. &N. railroad - by Tommy Britton at Coleman Center

  • "Inviting fields along the Alabama, Tennessee, and Northern Railroad"

    • Including Carrollton, Aliceville, Geiger, Lissman, Gilbertown, Bolinger and Silas, Healing Springs and Millry, Chatom with pictures, 1927

  • Later western railways of Alabama locomotives (including general renumbering of 1907

  • List of some people who worked for the railroad

  • Another list of railroad employees, this one separating the white employees from the black employees

  • Picture of first shop in Panola, AL

  • Picture of four men in the station in York in 1924

  • Picture of 6 men and a train in Lisman in 1915

  • "Plans for a Reform, AL station that appeared in the Bulletin of the National Model Railroad Association with a letter from Pat O'Reilly to Mr. Arrington"

  • "Revised list of stations and side tracks, showing mile post numbers to be used by conductors in making wheelage reports", 1944

  • "Time table no. 5, October 15, 1910"

  • "Time table no. 17", September 14, 1924

  • "Time table no. 73", February 6, 1955

  • "Time table no. 76", September 27, 1959

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  • Alabama, Tennessee, and Northern Railroad Company Pictures

  • Alabama, Tennessee, and Northern passenger train pulled by a Baldwin ten wheeler at Mobile in the 1920's

  • Alabama, Tennessee, and Northern Railroad No. 204 on a snow covered day in 1922

  • Baldwin 4-6-0 44, 1879

  • Baldwin 4-6-0, 1910

  • Baldwin eight wheeler, 104, 1886

  • Baldwin No. 68, 1880

  • Baldwin No. 73, the Jacob Rogers, 1882

  • Chatom Depot, 1959

  • Cooke Eight Wheeler 94, 1893

  • Dickson 213, 1929

  • Doodle Bug, late 1920's or early 1930's

  • Epes Station, 1918

  • First green engines, 1926

  • First passenger train, York, 1911, pictured: Causey, Sims, Manderson, Wilson, and McDaniel

  • Four men standing in front of a train, caption illegible

  • Frisco 1406, 1937

  • Frisco 3545, 1940

  • Gilbertown Motor Co., 1929

  • Grantham and crew, 1914

  • Lima locomotive works engines, OH

  • G.J. Long with J.K. Arrington

  • "Old 70", History by Mrs. John P. Utsey, Gilbertown, AL

  • O.S. McKee

  • Manchester 97, 1880

  • Josh Oates

  • Passenger train 20, Kansas City to Springfield, 1950

  • Rogers, ten wheel type 55, 1880

  • Rogers, 101, 1886

  • Ross, Hallisey, Stewart, and Johnson standing in front of a locomotive

  • Russian decapod 1632, 1950

  • Stoker engine cylinder heads show under the cab

  • Various railroad employees including Willie Dubose, W.A. Cummings, Harold Morgan, Leo Spear, Garrett Honey, O.S. McKee, G.J. Long, Josh Oates, Harvey Thompson, A.P. Walker, J.E. Fox, A.W. Thompson, I.W. Cameron, R.C. Oliver, G.L. Harris, G.H. Newell, and R.C. Grayson

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  • Alabama, Tennessee, and Northern Railroad articles

  • "A, T, & N ad", Sumter County Journal, May 9, 1929

  • "A, T, & N [one liners]", Geiger Times and York Weekly Press, 1911-1917

  • "A, T, & N and Tombigbee Valley railroads intend to link …until Mobile is connected with Reform", York, December 14, 1911

  • "A, T, & N buys additional motive power", Geiger Times, September 25, 1912

  • "A, T, & N engine turns over", York Weekly Press, March 28, 1913

  • "A, T, and N has its first fatality", Geiger Times, June 23, 1910

  • "A, T, & N's new engine", Geiger Times, December 22, 1910

  • "A, T, & N Railroad building rapidly", Sumter County Call, February 11, 1911

  • A, T, & N Railroad office picture

  • "A, T, & N puts on new coaches", York, August 22, 1913

  • "A, T, & N shops to be built soon", York, May 2, 1913

  • "A, T, & N suffers big loss by fire", York Weekly, October 3, 1913

  • "A, T, & N train no. 3 changes schedule", Sumter County Journal, July 6, 1923

  • "A, T, & N will build depot"

  • "A, T, & N will be completed April 1st", York Herald, November 2, 1911

  • "A, T, & N suffers big loss by fire", York Weekly Press, October 3, 1913

  • "Award contract for A, T, & N extension", Sumter County Journal, April 7, 1927

  • "Axis to York rails fading into history", Mobile Register, September 5, 1994

  • "Begin filling A, T, & N trestle", May 12, 1927

  • "Bigbee Valley Railroad…will be extended through Choctaw County", Sumter Sun, August 11, 1904

  • "Cochrane buys another road", Geiger Times, December 21, 1911

  • "Cochrane buys land", York Herald, August 24, 1911

  • "Mrs. Cochrane dead", March 9, 1911

  • "Cochran lines are combined", York, May 2, 1919

  • "The coming railroad of the South", Geiger Times, October 26, 1911

  • "Driving last spike on A, T, & N at York will be celebrated", March 30, 1911

  • "Engine pictures from Coleman Center"

  • "Engine No. 24 dies in Geiger Yards", Geiger Times, Nov. 10, 1910

  • "Engineer Rube Sims killed in train wreck", Sumter County Journal, December 29, 1927

  • "Extension of Tombigbee line is moving smoothly", Sumter County Call, February 16, 1911

  • "Fatal accident on A, T, & N road", York Weekly Press, May 22, 1914

  • "Fatal wreck on log road", York Herald, 9-1-1910

  • "First passenger train traversed Alabama, Tennessee, and Northern, York to Reform", March 30, 1911

  • "Gasoline - Electric trains to run on A, T, & N railroad"

  • "George W. Gentry" from History of Calvert, AL by Edward S. Stone

  • "History lovers hear address on railroad" Barbara Waddell

  • "Joe Taylor, engineer, has foot crushed", Geiger Times, November 3, 1910

  • "John T. Cochrane to build new railroad", Sumter County, Vol. 12, No. 23

  • "Killed in A, T, & N yards"

  • "Machinery for shops arrives", York Weekly, November 28, 1913

  • "New A, T, & N trains", York Weekly, April 8, 1914

  • "New engine for Cochrane lines", York Weekly, September 12, 1913

  • "New Mobile route is very popular", Geiger Times, August 8, 1912

  • "New plaSForm for A, T, & N", York Weekly, March 28, 1913

  • "New railroad reaches York"

  • "Northeast and Southwest Railroad"

  • "The old A, T, & N Railroad brought some good folks to Sumter County", John Neel, no source, no date

  • "Panola has the best hotel", Geiger Times, February 10, 1910

  • Picture of collapsed Tombigbee River Railroad Bridge

  • Pictures of some men standing in front of a train and a several pictures of many people in swimming pools, probably railroad employees and families dated 1925, Sumter County Journal & Livingston Edition, November 13, 1974

  • "President Cochrane entertains party on special train visiting each town on line", Geiger Times, August 18, 1910

  • "Rails laid near York", York Herald, January 26, 1911

  • Sumter and Choctaw railway schedule

  • "Sumter's commercial area steadily growing", Geiger Times, 1910

  • "Superintendent Caviezel promoted", York Weekly, August 13, 1915

  • "Superintendent Hill of A, T, & N dead"

  • "Thompson with Cochrane named", York Weekly, November 26, 1915 

  • "Through daily passenger service starts Sunday [York to Reform], Geiger Times, August 17, 1911

  • Time table No. 5, Geiger Times, October 29, 1910

  • "Towns springing up along the line of Tombigbee Valley Railroad", Wednesday, March 8, 1911

  • "Town's growth now assured", York, June 10, 1910

  • "Trains running to York now", Geiger Times, April 6, 1911

  • "We are now connected with Mobile", Geiger Times, July 4, 1912

  • "Wreck on Alabama, Tennessee, and Northern Railroad kills two", Geiger Times, November 10, 1910

  • "Wreck on A, T, & N", Geiger Times, August 24, 1911

SF2, D2, Folder 4 "A"

  • "Agreement between Marcus Parker and Alabama Great Southern Railroad", 1880

  • "Alabama Central railroad", Livingston Journal, July 12 and 26, 1878

  • "Alabama Central railroad schedule", Livingston Journal, April 19, 1878

  • "Alabama and Chattanooga Railroad", Livingston Journal, May 19, 1875, March 21, 1873, May 12 and 26, 1873

  • "Alabama Great Southern Railroad Company receipts", 1880's

  • "Alabama and Mississippi Railroad Co. to the Confederate States of America", 1862

  • "Alabama and Mississippi Railroad Co. to Walker and Knox", 1863

  • "Bennett to Alabama and Mississippi Railroad Co.", 1863

  • "A locomotive and five freight cars fell through the Alamutchie bridge", February 1877

  • "A [railroad] project is on foot to connect York Station to Lauderdale". Livingston Journal, April 19, 1878

  • "Deed from Alabama Central Railroad Company to East Tennessee, Virginia, and Georgia Railroad Company", 1881

  • "Deed from Hiram Bardwell and wife to Alabama and Chattanooga Railroad", April 19, 1869

  • "Deed from McMillan to Alabama Central Railroad Company", 1877

  • "Deed from Nash to Alabama Great Southern Railroad", 1862

  • "Deed from Short to Alabama and Chattanooga Railroad Co.", 1870

  • "First Mortgage and Trust Deed of the Alabama and Chattanooga Railroad Company", January 1889

  • Illegible railroad deed, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, 1868

  • Letters from Lewis to Alabama Central Railroad regarding connecting York Station to Lauderdale, 1881

  • [The Railroad is within 30 miles of Elyton], Gainesville News, May 28, 1870

  • SF2, D2, Folder 5

  • Articles

  • "About railroads", West Alabamian, September 9, 1869

  • "Accident report of collision of trains 1 and 83", May 10, 1900

  • "A.G.S. Train wreck," Dr. Beavers, December 3, 1932

  • "Alabama Central Railroad wreck and McDowell Bridge", Livingston Journal, December 27, 1872

  • "Charter for Sumter R.R.", Gainesville Times, April 23, 1909

  • "Derailment of A.G.S. train", Southern Home, April 18, 1928

  • "Fatal accident at Sumter", Our Southern Home, August 31, 1910

  • "Fatal wreck on log road", York Herald, September 1, 1910

  • "Honor the locomotive", Sumter County Journal, December 2, 1926

  • "Lumber and heading business looking up", Sumter County Journal, September 30, 1921

  • "Railroad accident", Livingston Journal, February 2, 1872

  • "Railroad Culture", Impact, August 17, 1988

  • "A Tennessean's opinion of a locomotive"

  • "Terrible wreck at York", Southern Home, February 10, 1904

SF2, D2, Folder 6

  • "Railroads in and through Sumter County, AL," by Jud K. Arrington

    • Alabama and Mississippi River Railroad Company

    • Alabama Central Railroad

    • Alabama, Tennessee, and Northern Railway Company

    • East Tennessee, Virginia, and Georgia Railroad Company

    • Gainesville Narkeeta Railroad

    • Hixon, Sumter, and Northwestern Railroad

    • Mississippi, Gainesville, and Tuscaloosa Railroad 

    • Northeast and Southwest Railroad Company

    • Sumter Railroad

    • Sumter and Choctaw Railroad Company                    

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  • Alabama, Tennessee, and Northern Railroad Records

  • A message from the employees of the A, T, and N shops to the business men of York, Alabama

  • Daily time report of employees, 1927

  • Pictures of employees

  • Station record of train movements and employees on duty, 1926

SF2, D2, Folder 8

  • "E" articles

  • East Tennessee, Virginia, and Georgia Railroad Company

SF2, D2, Folder 9

  • "G" articles

  • "Gainesville, Carrolton, and Decatur Railroad", September 9, 1869

  • Gainesville Narkeeta Railroad

  • Gulf, Mobile, and Ohio Railroad Schedule

SF2, D2, Folder 10

  • "H" articles

  • Hixon, Sumter, and Northwestern Railroad Company certificate of incorporation

SF2, D2, Folder 11

  • "L" articles

  • An estimate of the cost of the Livingston and Moscow railroad

  • Lima Locomotive Works, Incorporated bulletin no. R-2

SF2, D2, Folder 12

  • "M" articles

  • "Basis of settlement between the M & O.R. Railroad Company and the M.G. & T. Railroad Company", Gainesville Reporter, February 19, 1880

  • Deed from Mississippi, Gainesville, and Tuscaloosa Railroad Company to the Warrior Coal Field Railroad Company

  • "Gainesville and Narkeeta Railroad Company later Mississippi, Gainesville, and Tuscaloosa Railroad", Gainesville Independent, May 31 and June 7, 1862

  • M.G. and T.R. Railroad Company

  • Mississippi, Gainesville, and Tuscaloosa Railroad, Gainesville Dispatch, November 22, 1877

  • "Southern Railway has history of service", Meridian Star, May 8, 1960

SF2, D2, Folder 13

  • Miscellaneous maps

  • Pinehurst addition to town of York, AL

  • Sumter County

SF2, D2, Folder 14

  • Miscellaneous Railroad

  • List of A, T, & N, Frisco & B.N. retirees, families, and friends

  • List of some railroad employees

  • "Old York Station Depot razed", Sumter County Sentinel, November 5, 1898

  • Picture of four people in Demopolis on the "Best Friend of Charleston" locomotive replica

  • "Railroad men: the responsibilities and dangers of their various positions", Livingston Journal, May 29, 1891

  • Seniority list

  • "Train kills three possibly more. Two remain unidentified", December 8, 1932

  • "What will they do with it?"

SF2, D2, Folder 15

  • Mississippi - Alabama Railroad

  • Act of incorporation, September 28, 1844

  • The answer of Charles Puckett to the bill of complaint of James Boyd, April 1843

  • Chancery, February 23, 1844

  • Deposition, February 1844

  • James Dial vs. the Mississippi & Alabama Railroad Company, May 8, 1843

  • James Dial, Jacob Dannes, and John Dial are held and firmly bound unto Charles Puckett, May 1, 1843

  • One illegible piece of paper about something for $5 and $2 in 1839

  • Charles Puckett against Boyd, et al

SF2, D2, Folder 16

  • Railroad News

  • "Burlington Northern Railroad News", July 1984

  • "The Special Daily", vol.1, nos. 1-5, May 22-26, 1989, this was published by First Alabama Bank and had a lot to do with railroads

SF2, D2, Folder 17

  • Northeast and Southwest Railroad Company

  • Dade County, Georgia document to the Honorable Josiah R. Parrott

  • Deed from Northeast and Southwest Alabama Railroad Company to Foster

  • Land patented in Sumter County, AL

  • Letter to stockholders, December 19, 1853

  • "Northeast and Southwest Railroad Company", Meridian Star, May 8, 1960

  • "Northeast and Southwest Railroad Company", Sumter Democrat, February 4, 1854

SF2, D2, Folder 18

  • Railroad Pictures

  • A, T, & N Depot, Chatom, AL

  • A, T, & N's first engine at Aliceville Station

  • A, T, & N passenger train

  • A, T, & N Shops, Panola, AL

  • Backhead and cab fittings of NYC 4-6-4 Hudson locomotive

  • Baseball's early days in York

  • Dick Causey pictures

  • First Passenger Train, York, April 2, 1911

  • Logging camp at Ellisville

  • Passenger train standing on mobile main at York with Kohen, Young, Carter, Arrington, and Booker

  • Pendergrass, Mixon, Smith, McCorkle, and Machurst standing in front of a train

SF2, D2, Folder 19

  • Railroad Services Corporation

  • Articles of Incorporation

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  • "S" Railroad

  • Agreement between Southern Railway and Allison Lumber about trains, 1905

  • Contract between the Sumter & Choctaw Railway and Jackson Lumber Company, 1917

  • Deed from Allison Lumber Company to Sumter and Choctaw Railway Company

  • List of some Southern Railway employees

  • Pictures of Sumter & Choctaw engines and car

  • Pictures of Allison Lumber Company

  • Southern Railway System timetable of passenger trains, June 1948

  • Sumter and Choctaw railway certificate of incorporation, 1903

  • Sumter and Choctaw Railway Company "Domestic Corporation"

  • Sumter and Choctaw Railroad Company [history]

  • "Sumter and Choctaw Railroad Company" from History of Allison Lumber Company by Florence S. Batson

  • Sumter & Choctaw Railway Company record of cars subject to straight demurrage rules

  • "The troubles of the Selma and Meridian Railroad", Gainesville News, June 4, 1870

SF2, D2, Folder 21

  • St. Louis - San Francisco Railway

  • "A Brief History of the Frisco Line", no date, no author

  • "All Aboard", August 1974

  • Picture of collapsed Tombigbee River Railroad Bridge

SF2, D2, Folder 22

  • Tombigbee Railroad Company

  • An act supplementary to an act entitled "An act requiring the several banks of this

  • State to pay specie and for other purposes", Robertson et al or Tombigbee RR et al

  • Tombigbee Railroad Co. in chancery, March 10, 1843

  • Tombigbee Railroad Co. in chancery, August 14, 1843

  • Tombigbee Railroad Co. in chancery, January 1844