Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company
- Existence: 1828 - 1987
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box 17, Folder: 32
Dates: Majority of material found within 1609 - 2016
File — Box 1: [Barcode: 0000008074], Folder: 11
Dates: 1900 - 1902
Scope and Contents This broadside by the Valley Railroad titled 'To the People of Rockbridge' outlines funding for the railroad to be built through the county. It asks the people of Rockbridge to help finance the railroad by buying stock in it. It makes the argument that the county's prosperity depends on the railroad. It says students at Washington and Lee University and Virginia Military Institute should no longer be expected to walk through the mire to travel to and from their families and that the...