Archive Record

Object Name Clipping, Newspaper
Catalog Number 2016.004.081.a-d
Collection Chattanooga News-Free Press Collection
Description a1,2) Article, Chattanooga Times, stamped March 29, 1968. "SAD DAY FOR A RAILROADER." Byline Bill Casteel. Reports that the Southern "Tennessean" passenger line, running between Chattanooga and Memphis, is calling it quits. It has a photo and human interest story about Handsom (Ham) Humphrey, a railroad mail handler who had worked on the line since 1941. Mr. Humphrey will retire with the train. Photo credit W. C. King.

b1,2) Article, Chattanooga News-Free Press, stamped April 4, 1968. Two articles: "SOUTHERN RAILWAY PRESIDENT CITES FUTURE GOALS IN PROGRESS OF CITY -- Claytor Speaks at Rotary Meet." Byline Phyllis White. New Southern Railways president W. Graham Claytor Jr. gave a speech at the Chattanooga Rotary Club. He announced that the huge railyard off Amnicola will be renamed the Harry Debutts Railyard after the former Southern president who spearheaded its construction. Has photos of Claytor and Debutts. Second article: "CITICO YARD RENAMED TO HONOR HARRY DEBUTTS." Byline Buddy Houts. Talks about Harry Debutts' long career. Features large aerial photo of the railyard.

c) Article, Chattanooga News-Free Press, stamped April 4, 1968. "SOUTHERN UPS EARNING TOTAL -- Railroad's Report Shows Gains in '67." Reports that earnings in 1967 were $39,945,000, up from $39,139,000 in 1966.

d1,2) Article, Chattanooga Times, stamped April 4, 1968. "SOUTHERN RAIL SAYS EARNINGS GAINED IN 1967." Byline Fred Schneider. Covers same ground as article (c), but more detail. This was all reported by Mr. Claytor at the Rotary Club meeting cited in article (b).
Date 1968
Dates of Creation March 29 - April 4, 1968
Extent of Description a1) 3.63" x 7.00"
a2) 3.63" x 15.00"
b1) 5.75" x 7.75"
b2) 9.50" x 14.50"
c) 1.75" x 6.50"
d1) 1.75" x 6.50"
d2) 4.00" x 11.00"
Accession number 2016.004