Archive Record

Object Name Clipping, Newspaper
Catalog Number 2016.004.060.a-h
Collection Chattanooga News-Free Press Collection
Description a) Article, Chattanooga Times, stamped October 1, 1953. "CRANE HITS WIRE, POWER KILLS TWO." No byline. Covers same story as 2016.004.059.m.

b) Article, Chattanooga News-Free Press, stamped October 1, 1953. Photo with caption "KELLER BUYS FIRST PUNCH-CARD TICKET..." Ticket seller Dick Pfitzer of Southern Railroad sells a ticket to Col. R. P. Keller, noted cattle auctioneer of Pulaski, Tenn. Photo credit Delmont Wilson. See also articles 2016.004.059.j and 2016.004.059.l.

c1,2) Article, Chattanooga News-Free Press, dated Friday, October 2, 1953. "2 BRIDGES OVER RAILYARD OKAYED -- 4-Lane Span Proposed for Boyce Station." Byline J. B. Collins. Front page story of new overpasses to be built. One to carry Wilder Street across the Boyce Station, and the other to span tracks at East Riverside Drive. Mayor Olgiati insists that the railroad cover all costs.

d) Article, Chattanooga News-Free Press, stamped October 3, 1953. "SOUTHERN RWY. WILL ABANDON RIDGE TUNNEL -- North Chamberlain Underpass to Go in Big Expansion Project. Byline J. B. Collins. Reports that rail lines are being re-routed to eliminate a dangerous bridge and a long tunnel through Missionary Ridge. With photo of the bridge credited to J. B. Collins. (see photo 2016.004.067)

e) Article, Chattanooga Times, stamped October 3, 1953. Photo with caption "PUNCH-CARD TICKET..." Shows city ticket agent J. Robert Colston comparing one of the new tickets to the old ticket. The old ticket looks about 6-feet long. No photo credit. On back side is a photo of Judge Will Cummings and Mrs. Cummings vacationing in Sun Valley, Idaho.

f1,2) Article, Chattanooga News-Free Press, stamped October 19, 1953. "CITY, SOUTHERN IN ROW OVER WILDER VIADUCT." Byline J. B. Collins. Reports that there is a serious traffic hazard issue involved in overpass to be built over Southern and NC&StL tracks at Wilder Street. Mayor Olgiati and Commissioner Pat Wilcox maintain that the viaduct needs to be much higher than Southern was planning, unless Southern can get the NC&StL to match the grade of its tracks to Southern's.

g) Article, Chattanooga Times, stamped October 21, 1953. "GO-AHEAD IS GIVEN ON 2-LANE VIADUCT -- East Riverside Drive Work Approved by Commission." No byline. The City Commission OK'ed Southern's proposal for viaduct on East Riverside Drive. It will be 2 lanes with room to expand to 4.

h) Article, Chattanooga Times, stamped October 25, 1953. Photo with caption "BIG CULVERT..." Three cranes lower steel to form a 12-foot drainage culvert through the railyard construction site. No photo credit.
Date 1953
Dates of Creation October 1 - October 25, 1953
Extent of Description a) 2.00" x 6.75"
b) 5.87" x 7.13"
c1) 16.00" x 11.50"
c2) 2.00" x 4.75"
d) 7.75" x 13.13"
e) 4.00" x 8.00"
f1) 4.00" x 9.00"
f2) 4.00" x 6.75"
g) 2.00" x 4.75"
h) 5.75" x 6.50"
Accession number 2016.004