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Seaboard Air Line Railway timebook

 Collection — Box: SFC2 [F09.090.02.02], Folder: 144
Identifier: MS0144

Scope and Contents

Time book for the railway's Charlotte yard. Includes employees's names, job assignments, hours worked, and wages paid. [NOTE: Time book kept by donor's father, an SAL employee for 44 years.]


  • 1926 - 1927


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Biographical / Historical

The Seaboard Air Line Railway traces back to the Seaboard Inland Air Line, which was created shortly after the Civil War by an agreement between the Seaboard & Roanoke Railroad and the Raleigh & Gaston Railroad. In 1893, Seaboard Air Line Railway was formally created through the merger of the Carolina Central Railroad Company and several others in the southeast.

A terminal was first built in Charlotte in 1858 by the Wilmington, Charlotte & Rutherfordton Railroad Company. In 1873, the Carolina Central Railroad Company acquired the right of way and completed a continous track that ran through Charlotte from Wilmington to Rutherfordton in 1874.



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Language of Materials



Time book for the railway's Charlotte yard. Includes employees's names, job assignments, hours worked, and wages paid.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Carlos D. Strickland, in honor of his son, Carlos D. Strickland, and in memory of his father, Ralph Waldo Strickland, Sr., 1990.

Processing Information

Processed by Randy Penninger, 1992.

Seaboard Air Line Railway timebook
Randy Penninger
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Repository Details

Part of the Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte 28223 United Stated

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