Southern Museum of Civil War
And Locomotive History Archives & Library David W. Salter Collection

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Photograph (Prints) Collection: Steam & Diesel Locomotives
AB&A Railroad
AB&C Railroad
Atlanta Birmingham & Atlantic Railroad
Atlanta & West Point Railroad

Provenance: The David W. Salter Collection consists of 47,021 items including
railroad related photographs, negatives, slides, timetables/schedules, maps,
posters, books including Official Guides, correspondence and model trains of
various scales.

The family of the late David W. Salter donated his collections to the Southern
Museum in May 2010.

Single photocopies are available for research purposes only for a nominal fee. A list of applicable fees can be found here.

Sallie Loy and volunteers processed these papers in 2010.

Description: This series consists of photographs and postcards, black and
white, ranging in size between 3 ¼ x 2 ¼" – 8.5 x 10" in diameter. Included in
this series are the AB&A, AB&C, Atlanta Birmingham & Atlantic and Atlanta &
West Point Railroads, dating 1916 – 1959.

Descriptions are representative samples in the collection and not detailed entirely
as to their contents.



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