Archive Record

Object Name Clipping, Newspaper
Catalog Number 2016.004.074.a-e
Collection Chattanooga News-Free Press Collection
Description a) Article, Chattanooga Times, stamped January 7, 1958. "PLANNERS REFUSE RAILWAY REQUEST -- Oppose Southern Petition to Close 3 Blocks Near Terminal Station." Byline Harry Young. The railroad wanted to close East 13th St. and Alabama St. from Market eastward one block to Stanton St., and Stanton between East 13th and Alabama. City Traffic Engineer Marble Hensley recommended the streets be kept open.

b) Article, Chattanooga Times, stamped January 16, 1958. "RAIL HEAD VIEWS '58 WITH APLOMB -- Debutts Hopeful Southern System Can Improve Its Service to Area." Byline Harry Debutts, President of Southern Railways. Reports that the railroad has made many investments in the future and is optimistic that Congress will act favorably on proposed bills to free the railroads from rate regulation.On reverse is a partial aerial photo of Combustion Engineering.

c) Article, Chattanooga Times, stamped January 18, 1958. "RAILWAY APPEALS ICC ROUTE ORDER -- Southern Carries Attempt to Cancel Service to Attalla to Court." Southern goes to court against ICC as the ICC won't let it cancel freight service between Chattanooga and Attalla, AL.

d) Article, Chattanooga News-Free Press, stamped April 14, 1958. "SOUTHERN HAS 3RD HIGH NET -- Railway Earnings at $34,066,710." Harry Debutts announces Southern's third highest net income in its history.

e) Article, Chattanooga News-Free Press, stamped September 26, 1958. "SOUTHERN GIVES PROMOTION TO COX." Reports that former Chattanooga resident Clyde C. Cox has been promoted to freight traffic manager for Southern in Cincinnati.
Date 1958
Dates of Creation January 7 - September 26, 1958
Extent of Description a) 1.75" x 16.25"
b) 7.50" x 11.00"
c) 1.75" x 8.00"
d) 1.75" x 7.00"
e) 1.75" x 3.50"
Accession number 2016.004