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Re: PC: RE: Hitop Branch in West Virginia
- Subject: Re: PC: RE: Hitop Branch in West Virginia
- From: Christian Axsiom <rcaxsiom@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 08 Apr 1998 09:36:37 -0400
The ICC valuation reports are at the National Archives. For more info, see
an excellent report by David Pfeiffer at
At 07:31 AM 4/8/98 -0400, you wrote:
>One thing to try are the old ICC valuation maps. They are stored in
>Washington, DC. I can't remember which museum. If you are interested in
>them, I will try to did out the name and address. I don't think they do
>mail order research, so a trip probably would be in order. I have been
>there a few times. They have a ton of stuff, but there is an element of
>luck involved. You need to know who owned the line when the valuation
>maps were done, as I think they are stored this way. CR and PC wouldn't
>work; I don't know about NYC.
>If this doesn't work, the book you want is: Guide to Railroad Historical
>Resources - US and Canada by Thomas T. Taber III. Two volumes. This is a
>listing of who is holding what. It is very extensive, and has a lot of
>listings for the PC, PRR, NYC, and a zillion other railroads as well.
>This is probably out of print by now, but you should be able to get a
>copy via inter library loan.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ron Stafford [SMTP:rrstaff -AT- mwweb.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, April 08, 1998 12:55 AM
> To: Mike Pennie
> Subject: Re: Hitop Branch in West Virginia
> > I don't have anything specific to this. Have you tried to get
> > maps? Also, I will look tonight at my Tom Tabor book; this
> > information resources by railroad. Off the top of my head,
>your best bet
> > is the Haggley museum in Maryland or thereabouts.
> Thank you for your suggestions. Yes, we have acquired the four
> topo maps pertaining to this line, unfortunately, they don't
> last mile or so of track. We are looking for the track charts in
> to verify milepost locations with specific landmarks, primarily
> stream crossings. So far no luck.
> I'll be contacting the Haggley museum folks to see if they can
> any assistance. Another reader of the list suggested we also
> the NYC System Historical Society in Cleveland.
> Again, thank you for taking the time to answer my post and for
> Yours truly,
> Ron Stafford
Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs
048 Eggers Hall
Syracuse, NY 13244
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