Atlanta, Birmingham and Atlantic Railroad Photograph Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS123
Scope and Contents of the Records
The photographs in this collection were taken on June 19, 1908, the occasion of the running of the “Atlanta Chamber of Commerce Special,” the first regular passenger train of the Atlanta Division of the Atlanta, Birmingham, and Atlantic Railroad. The photographs were taken by Abananza Studios of Atlanta, Georgia.
- 1908 June 19
- Atlanta, Birmingham & Atlantic Railway (Organization)
Restrictions on Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
The Atlanta, Birmingham and Atlantic Railway was formed in 1905 to purchase the Atlantic and Birmingham Railway and extend its track into Birmingham. The AB and A Railway consolidated with the A and B Railway in April of 1906 to form the Atlanta, Birmingham and Atlantic Railroad. The company was reorganized under the name Atlanta, Birmingham and Coast Railroad in 1926.
Arrangement of the Papers
This collection is arranged alphabetically ccording to titles provided by staff.
Information about ownership or custody of the collection prior to purchase is not available.
Purchased from Dean J. Poucher, 1975 (1975.374).
General Physical Description note
20 sepia photographic prints
Collection processed in 2006.
- Atlanta, Birmingham and Atlantic Railroad Photograph Collection, 1908 June 19
- Inventory prepared by Paul Crater
- July 2009
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