1880s advertisement question
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Tue Aug 25 04:12:44 EDT 2009
NW Mailing List wrote:
> Was just going thru some recent treasures I aquired and it includes an
> advertising page from some publication of the day, no names, just a
> C&O ad on one side and and N&W ad on the other.
> The only thing regarding a date is that it dates at least after
> January 1882 as there is a reference to something up to that date,
> non-railroad related. The name N&W RR also helps a little and since
> the Shenandoah Valley line isn't mentioned at all, that also limits
> it.. However, they do list 3 N&W officers; Frank Huger, Supt.
> Transportation, Lynchburg; N.M. Osborne, master of transportation,
> Petersburg; and L.S. Brown, general traveling agent, Lynchburg. So the
> main offices were still in Lynchburg is also a clue.
I've not come across anythung that (yet) pins down this period, but
these clips may be of interest:
New York Times archive has Norforlk and Western Railway Superintendent
of Transportation Col. Hugar's death notice June 12th 1897 dying Friday
in Roanoke from a stroke of apoplexy aged 60.
There's a poor-ish quality digitised version
FOURTEENTH ANNUAL REPORT
THE STATE OF VIRGINIA.
PUBLISHED PURSUANT TO LAW.
J. H. O'BANNON, SUPERINTENDEXT OF PUBLIC PRINTING.
OFFICE OF THE RAILROAD COMMISSIONER,
Richmond, Va., November 1, 1890.
with Frank Huger in Roanoke featured:
ROAXOKE, VA., March 27, 1890.
General Jambs C. Hill.,
RftilrfHid Ofinmmioner, Richmoml, Va. :
Your letter of the 18th instant. We have furnished Davie & Whittle
with all the box cars they want for the movement of their fertilizer, and could
now give them more if they needed them.
He features also in
*Knoxville City Directory*
*_East Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia Railroad_*
/General offices, Gay
*Vice-president and general manager* - H. FINK, Knoxville
*General superintendent* - J. F. O'BRIEN, Knoxville
*General passenger agent *- B. W. WRENN, Knoxville
*General freight agent *- J. R. OGDEN, Knoxville
*Assistant general freight and passenger agent* - Jos. GOTHARD
*Treasurer* - J. G. MITCHELL, Knoxville
*Superintendent East Tennessee Division* - Frank K. HUGER
and in Reminiscences of an Old Timer
Major Huger is referred to as joining the line in 1877, I think.
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