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Ohio and Kentucky Railway Company Records,1899-1900

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Title

Ohio and Kentucky Railway Company Records

Date

1899-1900

Repository

Berea College Special CollectionsBerea, Kentucky 40404

Conditions Governing Access note

Copyright has not been assigned to Berea College.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Ohio and Kentucky Railway Company Records, KYSX247-A, 1899-1900Special Collections, Berea College, Berea, Ky.

Extent

.4 lin. ft.

Biography/History

The Ohio and Kentucky Railway Company of Lexington, owned by the Kentucky Block Cannel Coal Company, began construction of its line in 1899. The Jackson-Cannel City section was completed in 1901. The Railway ceased operation in 1933.

Scope and Content

These deeds and contracts for right-of-way relate to the Company's construction of a railway between Jackson, Kentucky in Breathitt County and Cannel City, Kentucky in Morgan County.

Deeds and right-of-way contracts from the counties through which the railway ran (Breathitt, Wolfe, and Morgan) are present.

Subjects

  • Wolfe County, Kentucky -- Railroads
  • Morgan County, Kentucky -- Railroads
  • Railroad construction
  • Jackson, Kentucky -- Ohio and Kentucky Railway Company
  • Business -- Kentucky Block Cannel Coal Company
  • Railroads -- Ohio and Kentucky Railway Company
  • Breathitt County, Kentucky -- Railroads
  • Lexington, Kentucky -- Ohio and Kentucky Railroad Company
  • Lexington, Kentucky -- Kentucky Block Cannel Coal Company

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