John Howard Stine papers
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John Howard Stine papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. reference@atlantahistorycenter.com
Title: John Howard Stine papers
Dates: 1881-1989, undated
Quantity: 3.2 linear ft. (8 document cases, 1 oversize box)
Identification: ahc.MSS852

Biographical/Historical Note

John Howard Stine was a locomotive engineer in the Charlotte Division of the Southern Railway Company from 1941-1971. He was involved in two train accidents over the course of his thrity-year career. The latter was a 1963 crash in which an automobile driver was killed. Stine lived in Decatur, Georgia during his career. Additional biographical information about John Howard Stine has not been determined.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a wide variety of technical manuals, operation logs, and repair guides. These were designed to assist engineers in diagnosing and correcting problems on the Southern Railway locomotives of the 1940s and 1950s. Other articles include newspaper clippings and magazines on the history of Southern Railway, personnel rosters, train schedules, and some of Stein's personal papers.


Index Terms

Amtrak.
Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company.
Locomotives--Georgia
Locomotives--Maintenance and repair
Railroad companies--Georgia.
Railroads engineering
Railroads--Employees--Training of--Georgia
Railroads--Georgia--History
Railroads--South Carolina--History
Richmond and Danville Railroad Company.
Seaboard Coast Line Railroad.
Southern Railway (U.S.)
Wages--Railroads--Southern States

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Howard Stein papers, MSS 852, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1989


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.


Container List

 

Box

Fldr

11Southern Railway logbooks, 1955-1957 ( 1.0 Folder )
 
2Southern Railway logbooks, 1958-1959 ( 1.0 Folder )
 
3Southern Railway logbooks, 1960-1963 ( 1.0 )
 
4Southern Railway logbooks, 1964-1969 ( 1.0 )
 
5Southern Railway logbooks, 1970-1971 ( 1.0 )
 

Box

Fldr

21Employee records, 1949-1975, undated ( 1.0 )
 
2Southern Railway operator's manuals, 1948-1949 ( 1.0 )
 
3Southern Railway operator's manuals, 1950-1954 ( 1.0 )
 
4Quiz guide and safety review, 1941-1946 ( 1.0 )
 
5Southern Railway time return logs and reports, 1929-1962, undated ( 1.0 )
 

Box

Fldr

31Operator's manual, 1941-1945 ( 1.0 )
 
2Instruction manuals and time books, 1919-1958 ( 1.0 )
 
3Service and repair guides, undated ( 1.0 )
 
4Operation and service manuals and operating rules, 1926-1956 ( 1.0 )
 
5Magazine and newspaper clippings, 1942-1978, undated ( 1.0 )
 

Box

Fldr

41Equipment instruction manuals, 1941-1955, undated
 
2Richmon and Danville Railroad, 1881-1905 ( 1.0 )
 
3Southern Railway operating manuals, 1951-1959 ( 1.0 )
 
4Locomotive operating instructions, 1909-1955 ( 1.0 )
 
5Locomotive trouble shooting manual, 1947 ( 1.0 )
 
6Trouble shooting manual, 1953-1954 ( 1.0 )
 

Box

Fldr

51Newspaper clippings, 1946-1969, undated ( 1.0 )
 
2Southern Railway personnel rosters, 1926-1958 ( 1.0 )
 
3Southern Railway wage rates and bulletin, 1956-1971, undated ( 1.0 )
 
4Prints of historic locomotives, undated ( 3.0 Image(s) )
 
5Train accident trial transcript and personnel roster, 1963-1974 ( 3.0 )
 
6Letters and railroad passes, 1915-1972 ( 3.0 )
 
7Retirement handbook and Agreement book, 1959-1970 ( 3.0 )
 
8Engineer's exam manual and schedule of wages, 1916-1929 ( 3.0 )
 

Box

Fldr

61Southern Railway System train schedules, 1949-1952 ( 3.0 )
 
2Southern Railway System train schedules, 1953-1954 ( 3.0 )
 
3Southern Railway System train schedules, 1957-1959 ( 3.0 )
 
4Southern Railway System train schedules, 1960 ( 3.0 )
 
5Southern Railway System train schedules, 1961 ( 3.0 )
 
6Southern Railway System train schedules, 1962 ( 3.0 )
 
7Southern Railway System train schedules, 1963 ( 3.0 )
 

Box

Fldr

71Southern Railway System train schedules, 1964 ( 3.0 )
 
2Southern Railway System train schedules, 1965 ( 3.0 )
 
3Southern Railway System train schedules, 1966 ( 3.0 )
 
4Southern Railway System train schedules, 1967 ( 3.0 )
 
5Southern Railway System train schedules, 1968 ( 3.0 )
 
6Southern Railway System train schedules, 1969 ( 3.0 )
 

Box

Fldr

81Southern Railway System train schedules, 1970 ( 3.0 )
 
2Southern Railway System train schedules, 1971 ( 3.0 )
 
3Southern Railway System train schedules, 1972-1978
 
4 Ties magazine and various articles, 1962-1989 ( 3.0 )
 
5Southern Railway System train schedule and train order, 1930, undated ( 3.0 )
 
6Various national train schedules, 1960-1971 ( 3.0 )
 

Box

Location

9MSS OS Box 5.2John Howard Stein personal papers, undated