Shenandoah Valley Railroad
- Existence: 1867-1890
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Candidate James B. Dorman appeals to Rockbridge County's voters for support as candidate for the Virginia Commonwealth's Attorney General . He outlines his platform and explains his voting record on key issues during his previous political appointments.
Discover History & Heritage. Born on the Rails: The Roanoke and New River valleys boomed during the golden age of the railroad., 2015-08
File — Container: Box 22, Folder: 26
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 railroad...