3 edition of Increased coal rates on the Louisville & Nashville Railroad found in the catalog.
Increased coal rates on the Louisville & Nashville Railroad
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Surface Transportation.
|LC Classifications||KF26 .C698 1979e|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 77 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||77|
|LC Control Number||80601141|
The railroad's access to good coal enabled it to claim for a few years starting in the nation's longest non-refueled run, about miles from Louisville to Montgomery, Alabama. In the Gilded Age of the late nineteenth century there were no such things as anti-trust or fair-competition laws and very little in the way of financial regulation. Founded in , the Louisville and Nashville Railroad provided rail travel for both freight and passengers. L & N, as it was commonly referred to as, grew to serve 13 states in the Midwest and South.
When the Louisville and Nashville Railroad was founded in , it was the first major railroad in the west, and the only one headquartered in Kentucky. In the twentieth century, the L&N grew into one of the nation's major rail systems, reaching from the Great Lakes to the Ohio River Valley and down to Florida and the Gulf Coast. As Dr. George Hilton's points out in his article, "Tennessee Central," from the January, issue of Trains Magazine the history of the TC began with the chartering of the Nashville & Knoxville Railroad in It was the idea of Alexander Crawford to link both cities in handling predominantly coal between those points, including an outlet connection with the Cincinnati Southern Railway.
Louisville and Nashville Railroad. Edit. Classic editor History Comments Share. Contents. General Info Edit. Short Name: L&N. Louisville & Nashville Map, Prior to the CSX merger. Louisville & Nashville GP # In, "Framed" () Add a photo to this gallery. External Links Edit. The Louisville and Nashville Railroad would grow into one of America’s great success stories, expanding to nearly 7, miles of track throughout the Southeast. This volume covers the L&N Main Line in southern Kentucky and northern Tennessee, the Memphis Line, the Mammoth Cave Railroad, the Glasgow Railway, the Portage Railroad, and a branch.
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Get this from a library. Increased coal rates on the Louisville & Nashville Railroad: hearing before the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, Ninety-sixth Congress, first session Septem [United States.
Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. The Louisville and Nashville Railroad (reporting mark LN), commonly called the L&N, was a Class I railroad that operated freight and passenger services in the southeast United States.
Chartered by the Commonwealth of Kentucky inthe road grew into one of the great success stories of American business. Operating under one name continuously for years, it survived civil war and Headquarters: Louisville, Kentucky.
A pair of Louisville & Nashville 's appear to be backing their train under the train shed of the railroad's Canal Street station in New Orleans on October 3, The facility, located near the Mississippi River waterfront, was razed around when the L&N moved all operations over to the new Union Passenger Terminal.
The origins of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad. Lolla Wurtele University of Louisville Follow this and additional works at: Part of the United States History Commons Recommended Citation Wurtele, Lolla"The origins of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad." ().
Electronic ThesesAuthor: Lolla Wurtele. Louisville and Nashville Railroad. likes. The Louisville and Nashville Railroad, commonly called the L&N, was a Class I railroad that operated. I was also curious how the development of railroads affected the area of the country in which I live.
It was due to this curiosity that I checked out (and renewed several times) Maury Klines definitive work on the history of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad. Clocking in at pages, this is obviously not a quick read/5. The Louisville & Nashville Railroad in South Central Kentucky.
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Summary Includes books, clippings, logs, schedules, and other materials relating to railroads and public transit (particularly street/electric rail), primarily from the 20th century. Much of the material relates to the Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company, but other companies (and regions of the country) are represented as well.
Stories of the first railroad bridge, builtcan be found in multiple sources. Most every history book devoted to Nashville, makes mention of it. Newspaper articles show that the bridge, built by the Louisville and Nashville railroad company, was started in Author: Nashville History.
The Louisville & Nashville Railroad Historical Society was organized in for the purpose of collecting, organizing, preserving, and sharing information and material relating to the L&N, its predecessors and its successors. At its zenith, the L&N was a 6,mile railroad system that served 13 states.
X23 Appalachia The town sprang up after the Louisville and Nashville Railroad and Southern Railroad made a junction here in Named for the Appalachian Mountains, in the heart of which it stands, it was incorporated in ; the streets were laid out in All content and images belong to the Louisville & Nashville Railroad Historical Society.
All rights reserved. Page 2 - The following statistical information we extract from the work of Mr. Casseday, above alluded to: Louisville contains twenty-five exclusively wholesale dry-goods houses, whose sales are made only to dealers, and whose market reaches from Northern Louisiana to Northern Kentucky, and embraces a large part of the states of Kentucky.
Transition was under way for the Louisville & Nashville Railroad’s coal-hauling operations during the s. The railroad’s traditional coal-loading points reflected its historic single-car movements, but the s also marked the development of the unit train, with coal loaded at high speed “flood” loaders in a single train for a single consignee.
The Nashville and Chattanooga (N&C) Railroad created new towns, new wealth, and a new corporate landscape as it brought the industrial age to Middle Tennessee. The railroad was the first complete line to operate in Tennessee in and was one of the few railroads in Tennessee that did not fall into receivership after the Civil War.
- LNRR Historical Society. See more ideas about Nashville, Historical society and Railroad history pins. Guest Book, School of Music, University of Louisville: H: Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company Records: Louisville Cardinal Newspapers: Stereographic views of Louisville and beyond, s - U: University of Louisville Electronic Theses & Dissertations.
Louisville and Nashville Railroad train cars, Louisville KY Description: Several trains from the Louisville and Nashville Railroad are seen in the railroad yard at the Union Station in Louisville, Kentucky.
The handwritten note on the back of the photo reads, ";L & N - Union Station Yards". After the Civil War, the Louisville and Nashville Railroad took the lead among southern railroads in developing rail systems and organizing transcontinental travel.
Through two world wars, federal government control, internal crises, external dissension, the Depression, and the great Ohio River flood ofthe L&N Railroad remained one of Cited by:.
Book Description: When the Louisville and Nashville Railroad was founded init was the first major railroad in the west, and the only one headquartered in Kentucky. In the twentieth century, the L&N grew into one of the nation's major rail systems, reaching from the Great Lakes to the Ohio River Valley and down to Florida and the Gulf Coast.
The Louisville & Nashville Railroad Historical Society was organized in for the purpose of collecting, organizing, preserving, and sharing information and material relating to the L&N, its predecessors and its successors. At its zenith, the L&N was a .Browse maps, pictures and histories of abandoned railroad lines of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad.