Early Railroad Logo

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Fri Jun 18 11:17:45 EDT 2021


Given the context, I'm guessing that is the logo for the New River 
Railroad, predecessor to the N&W's extension down the New River to Glen Lyn.

Grant Carpenter

On 6/17/2021 10:17 AM, NW Mailing List wrote:
> While working at archives we entered an early natural resources map 
> (ore, coal, etc.) showing AM&O (Shows Mississippi & Ohio Railroad 
> which is assumed to be a truncated AM&O name) from just west of 
> Roanoke to Glade spring. Map is untitled with no date. There are two 
> versions of the drawing and on the blueprint version there is a 
> "stacked" railroad logo.
> It appears to show either "RN RR Co." or "NR RR Co.". Anyone have any 
> ideas of the name / history of this railroad?
> Blueprint Drawing:
> https://www.nwhs.org/archivesdb/detail.php?ID=210502 
> <https://www.nwhs.org/archivesdb/detail.php?ID=210502>
> Line Drawing:
> https://www.nwhs.org/archivesdb/detail.php?ID=210487 
> <https://www.nwhs.org/archivesdb/detail.php?ID=210487>
> - Roger
> Check.jpg

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