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EDWIN PRICE REMINISCENCES, 1893
#70

(.15 cubic feet: 1 (.5) Flt B)

by: Robert S. Harding & Mumia Shimaki-Mbasu, February 1986

Biography

Edwin Price (1829-1901), born in Everton, Wales, was a locomotive engineer who lived in Fudlow, Kentucky. He operated trains along the east coast of the United States.

Scope and Content

These handwritten reminiscences are recollections of his experiences operating steam engines. The reminiscences also document Price's experiences with repair work he performed on the trains he operated. Also included are his reminiscences of his superiors, the passengers on his trains and the local people within the communities though which his locomotives traveled.

Among some of the companies he worked for are: Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad; Western and Atlantic, Little Miami Railroad and the Cincinnati and Wilmington Railroad.

There is one handwritten volume of 250 pages, and a 275 page typed copy of the original.

Provenance

Transferred from the Division of Transportation October 18, 1983.

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