This is a nice piece of Railroad History made by THE ADAMS & WESTLAKE COMPANY for the SOUTHERN RAILWAY. The lantern is marked THE ADAMS & WESTLAKE CO. "ADLAKE" RELIABLE NEW YORK CHICAGO PHILA.
SOUTHERN RY PATD 5-5-1908 last date 4-1-1913. The Corning clear glass globe is embossed SOUTHERN Ry. Cnx , no cracks some small flea chips around rims. Brass burner is marked ADLAKE PAT.
27,1909 and is in good working condition. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. And now known as the current incarnation of the. Is a name of a. That was based in the.The railroad is the product of nearly 150 predecessor lines that were combined, reorganized and recombined beginning in the 1830s, formally becoming the Southern Railway in 1894. At the end of 1971, the Southern operated 6,026 miles (9,698 km) of railroad, not including its Class I subsidiaries AGS (528 miles or 850 km) CofG (1729 miles) S&A (167 miles) CNOTP (415 miles) GS&F (454 miles) and twelve Class II subsidiaries. The railroad joined forces with the.
(N&W) in 1982 to form the. The Norfolk Southern Corporation was created in response to the creation of the. Its rail system was later transformed to. The Southern Railway was renamed to the current Norfolk Southern Railway in 1990 and continued under that name ever since. Seven years later in 1997 the former Southern Railway absorbed the Norfolk and Western Railway, ending the Norfolk and Western's existence.Becoming part of the Norfolk Southern Corporation. Roads owned by the Southern Railway. Richmond, York River and Chesapeake Railroad.
East Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia Railway. Cincinnati, New Orleans and Texas Pacific Railway. South Carolina Canal and Rail Road Company. Southern's earliest predecessor line and one of the. First railroads in the United States.Was chartered in December 1827 and ran the nation's first regularly scheduled. Over a six-mile section out of. Ran regular passenger service earlier that year. By 1833, its 136-mile line to. Was the longest in the world. From plantation owners when free. Refused to work in the swamps.
As railroad fever struck other Southern states, networks gradually spread across the South and even across the. Was halted because voters were angry about that law allowed purchasers of private bonds to have the train tracks veer to their towns. The provision of the laws that allowed this was not repealed until. Rail expansion in the South was also halted with the start of the.In 1862 were motivated by the importance of the Memphis and Charleston line, the only East-West rail link across the. Was also motivated by the importance of its rail connections to the Memphis and Charleston and other lines. Richmond and York River Railroad. Was a major focus of. And devastated the tiny rail link. Late in the war, the. Last link to Richmond, and transported. Just before the fall of.
Known as the "First Railroad War, " the. Left the South's railroads and economy devastated. Most of the railroads, however, were repaired, reorganized and operated again. Was a near continuation of slavery as charges were often only applied to people of African descent.Were assigned to provide back breaking labor on the. Weighted down by their shackles. In the area along the. Construction of new railroads continued throughout. The Richmond and Danville System expanded throughout the South during this period, but was overextended, and came upon financial troubles in 1893, when control was lost to financier. Who reorganized it into the Southern Railway System. Southern Railway came into existence in 1894 through the combination of the Memphis and Charleston Railroad, the Richmond and Danville system and the.
East Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia Railroad. The company owned two-thirds of the 4,400 miles of line it operated, and the rest was held through leases, operating agreements and stock ownership. Which operated separately, and it had an interest in the.
Additionally, the Southern Railway also agreed to lease the North Carolina Railroad Company, providing a critical connection from Virginia to the rest of the southeast via the Carolinas. Drew more lines into Southern's core system. During his 12-year term, the railway built new shops at.He moved the company's service away from an agricultural dependence on. And centered its efforts on diversifying traffic and industrial development. Spencer was killed in a train wreck in 1906. Was acquired in 1916 under Southern's president. The railroad had assembled the 8,000-mile, 13-state system that lasted for almost half a century. SR itself operated 6791 miles of road at the end of 1925, but its flock of subsidiaries added 1000+ more. Became part of the system in 1963, and the former. Despite these small acquisitions, the Southern disdained the merger trend when it swept the railroad industry in the 1960s, choosing to remain a regional carrier. Said the refusal to add routes through merger was a mistake, especially the decision not to add a connecting route to Chicago. The Southern tried to gain access to Chicago by targeting the.
Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railroad. But both those railroads went to Southern's competitor, the. A decade later Crane tried to rectify the situation by merging with the.When that failed, he petitioned the. To give Southern the old Monon routes and the old Atlantic Coast Line route from Jacksonville to Tampa by way of Orlando among other properties as a condition of the I.
S approval of the Seaboard Coast Line - Chessie System merger in 1979. While the request was supported by the I. S Enforcement Bureau, it was ultimately unsuccessful. In response to the creation of the.
In 1980, the Southern Railway joined forces with the. In 1980 which began operations in 1982, further consolidating railroads in the eastern half of the United States. The Southern Railway was renamed. In 1990 and absorbed the Norfolk and Western Railway into its system in 1997.The railroad then acquired more than half of. The item "SOUTHERN RAILWAY RAILROAD LANTERN ADLAKE RELIABLE SOUTHERN RY 1908" is in sale since Friday, July 5, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Transportation\Railroadiana & Trains\Hardware\Lanterns & Lamps". The seller is "railcarhobbies" and is located in Warsaw, Missouri. This item can be shipped worldwide.