• Board!

    Mitchener, Hardy A., 1919-1957

    This page in Mitchener's diary shows a drawing of two train cars with "40 Hommes 8 Cheveaux"(40 men 8 horses) written on one of the cars. Mitchener writes,"As you approach the 'Zug' [train] Yards - Sp…

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  • Southern Farm Magazine cover

    The front cover of the April 1905 issue of Southern Farm Magazine features several paragraphs from Financial Age under the caption "Bringing in Settlers." Framed by engraved imagery of fruits, vegetab…

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  • McNairy County, Tennessee, 1916

    Tennessee. State Geological Survey

    State Geological Survey map of McNairy County (Tenn.) surveyed by C.R. Watkins, Jr. and F.W. Farnsworth with district lines taken from records of the County Trustee. The State Geological Commission is…

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  • Map of the City of Nashville and vicinity (1879)

    Nashville (Tenn." Board of Health

    Published by the Nashville Board of Health to go with its 1879 report, this map details streets names, toll gates, colleges, railways, and sites such as the Capitol, a cotton factory(on the future sit…

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  • 1937: Illinois-Central near Peres

    View of men standing near C railroad tracks. Photograph has the number 116 in lower right corner.

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  • Revised map and guide of Nashville and environs

    Naive, W. T, Harman, M. M, Rich, J. W

    Map of Nashville and surrounding area with a focus on the infrastructure of the city. Roads are shown and named, as are railroads, rivers, and Berry Field is denoted. Neighborhoods are named and civil…

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  • Montgomery County, Tennessee soil map (1901)

    A 1901 map of Montgomery County (Tenn.) surveyed by J.E. Lapham and M.F. Miller with the base map being drawn from a county map. This detailed map shows soil types by color, house structures, streams…

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  • Bedford County, Tennessee, 1878

    From the new and actual surveys compiled and published by D.G. Beers & Co., 1878. Shows roads, railroads, streams, schools, residences and civil districts. The chief value of this map lies in the fact…

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  • Special weekly report of transportation

    United States -- Army -- Quartermaster's Dept

    First sheet includes: date, name, railroad, from, to, distance, cost, and name and rank of officer ordering transportation. The second sheet includes names of sixty-six persons travelling with William…

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  • Frisco Lines Ticket

    Frisco Railroad ticket with four punches.

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  • Sanborn Fire Insurance Map of Nashville, Tenn. (1897, rev. 1911)

    Sanborn Map Company

    Plate 191 and 192 of the Sanborn Fire Insurance atlas of Nashville revised in 1911. Plate 191 shows the area between Grace Street and Arrington Street bound by Fourth and Meridian. It contains an Epis…

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  • The Great Bridge and train at Memphis, Tenn.

    B. W. Kilburn

    A photograph on the Harahan Bridge, also known as the "Great Bridge," in Memphis, Tennessee. A locomotive is crossing the bridge. A man with luggage stands to the side of the tracks. Railroads were a…

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  • Sergeant Alvin C. York, Tom Watson Rich, and John Shelby Crabtree

    Sergeant Alvin C. York is shown bidding goodbye to Tom Watson Rich and John Shelby Crabtree as they leave for U. S. Army duty on the Oneida & Western Railway. They are shown in front of the train with…

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  • Map of the Battlefield of Nashville

    Foster, Wilbur F

    Detailed, after-the-fact reconstruction of the Battlefield of Nashville, Dec. 15-16th, 1864, drawn by Wilbur F. Foster, Major Engineer Corps, Confederate States of America. Foster, a Nashville enginee…

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  • Crash cushions

    Notes on back: Nov. 14, 1974 -- Bellevue Blvd. -- Looking West -- South end of Frisco R.R. structure. -- Between Williams & Walker

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  • Map of Allardt Land Company property and surrounding area, Upper Cumberland Plateau

    Manuscript map showing south central Kentucky and north central Tennessee, including an area presumed to be the Allardt Land Company property (shown with hatched lines). Map shows towns, creeks, and r…

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  • Williamson County, Tennessee, 1878

    This color map from the D. G. Beers Co. of Philadelphia shows roads, railroads, streams, schools, stores, residences with owner's names, post offices, and different-colored civil districts. Includes i…

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  • Cocke County, Tennessee rural delivery routes

    United States. Post Office Department

    A 1930s map of Cocke County (Tenn.) showing rural delivery routes, dwellings, churches, schools, and rivers. Landowners are named. Also shown are the French Broad River, the Nolichucky River, the Big…

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  • Civil War maps of the 1863 Chattanooga campaign and the Red River expedition in Louisiana

    United States. War Department

    Plate L of the Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1861-1865, containing six small maps relating to battles and troop positions during the Civil War. Five of t…

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