Louisville Transit Co. Records,1866-1965

Descriptive Summary

Title
Louisville Transit Co. Records,1866-1965
Creator
Louisville Transit Co. (Louisville, Ky)
Extent
7 cubic ft.
Subjects
Miller, Francis Hegan, 1874-1950.
Minary, Thomas Jay, b. 1850.
Murphy, Dennis Xavier, 1854-1933.
Smith, George Weissinger, 1864-1931.
White, Robert L., 1890-1961.
Beargrass Railway Co. (Louisville, Ky.)
Central Passenger Railroad (Louisville, Ky.)
Filson Club.
Kentucky Street Railway (Louisville, Ky.)
Louisville, Anchorage, and Peewee Valley Railway (Louisville, Ky.).
Louisville and Eastern Railway Co. (Louisville, Ky.).
Louisville and Interurban Railway Co. (Louisville, Ky.).
Louisville Railway Co. (Louisville, Ky.).
Architects-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
Louisville (Ky.)-- Maps.
Streets-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
Street-railroads-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
Strikes and lockouts-- Street-railroads-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Business records of the Louisville Transit Co. and its corporate predecessors, including the Beargrass Railway Co. The collection includes correspondence and business papers dealing with the company's history, operations, and property; pamphlets regarding court cases, hearings, and city ordinances involving the company; detailed financial reports of many phases of the company's operations for the years 1921 -1951; blueprints of the Louisville Railway Co. and other companies in the area, showing equipment, property, track routes, and right -of-ways; and several maps outlining the company's routes in the Louisville area