Georgia railroad collection

Georgia railroad collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Comer, Hugh M.
Title: Georgia railroad collection
Dates: 1838-1988
Quantity: 0.4 Linear feet (1 document box)
Abstract:The collection consists of an extensive survey of railway passenger service in Georgia dating from the early 1800s. The survey was compiled by Hugh M. Comer of Macon, Georgia and the materials relate to rails into and out of Macon. Also included is a scrapbook of railroad abandonments in Georgia which were compiled by Mr. Comer.
Coll. Number: ms2517


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Railroads--Abandonment--Georgia--History--19th century--Sources.
Railroads--Abandonment--Georgia--History--20th century--Sources.
Railroads--Abandonment--Georgia--Macon--History--19th century--Sources.
Railroads--Abandonment--Georgia--Macon--History--20th century--Sources.
Railroads--Georgia--History--19th century--Sources.
Railroads--Georgia--History--20th century--Sources.
Railroads--Georgia--Macon--History--19th century--Sources.
Railroads--Georgia--Macon--History--20th century--Sources.
Railroads--Passenger traffic--History--19th century--Sources.
Railroads--Passenger traffic--History--20th century--Sources.
Surveys (documents)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Georgia railroad collection, MS 2517. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Railroad Passenger Service, Vol. I, 1838 - 1889
2Railroad Passenger Service, Vol. II, 1890 - 1899
3Railroad Passenger Service, Vol. III, 1900 - 1919
4Railroad Passenger Service, Vol. IV, 1920 - 1929
5Railroad Passenger Service, Vol. V, 1930 - 1946
6Railroad Passenger Service, Vol. VI, 1946 - 1983
7Railroad Abandonment in Georgia, Page 1 - 129
8Railroad Abandonment in Georgia, Page 130 - 273
9Railroad Abandonment in Georgia, Addendum, July 1988
10National Railway Historical Society, Atlanta Chapter; 1987 Calendars