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

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David W. Salter Collection
Official Guides of the Railways, Official Railway Equipment Register, Official Register of Passenger Train Equipment & Railway Line Clearances 1868 – 1992

Provenance: The David W. Salter Collection consists of 47,021 items including railroad related photographs, negatives, slides, time tables/schedules, maps, posters, books including Official Guides, correspondence, magazines, 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.

Daniel Pete processed these items in 2010.

Description:This series consists of The Official Guides of the Railways from 1896 to 1992. Other additions have been one copy of The Official Railway Equipment Register for April 1967, two issues of The Official Register of Passenger Train Equipment and one issue of Railway Line Clearances®.

Descriptions are representative samples in the collection and not detailed entirely as to their contents. Note that not every year in this range is present.



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