Hoosac Tunnel scrapbook.
LOCATION North Adams Vault CALL #
385 HOOSAC STATUS STORAGE
Description  leaves : ill. ; 27 cm.
Note Newspaper clippings pasted onto lined notebook
paper in loose-leaf notebook.
Scrapbook of newspaper clippings of articles on the Hoosac Tunnel.
Includes installment nos. 4, 8, 9, 11, and 12 of "'North Adams and
Tunnel Days', a history of the great work compiled by William B. Browne
of North Adams", other articles and pictures.
Alt author Browne, William Bradford, b. 1875. North
Adams and tunnel days.
North Adams Transcript
clippings, February 9, 1888 through April 7,
: [a scrapbook] Compiled by Joseph Le Roy Harrison.
LOCATION North Adams Vault CALL # 974.44
HARRISON STATUS STORAGE
Description 1 v. (unpaged) ; 24 cm.
Note Title from typed label comprising title page.
Subtitle supplied by cataloger.
Newspaper clippings pasted into purchased scrapbook.
Includes handwritten index to articles on the Hoosac Tunnel.
Alt author Harrison, Joseph Le Roy, 1862-
Add title North Adams transcript (North Adams, Mass.
(bound, cataloged in NAPL OPAC as of May 2003)
Allen, Richard Sanders, 1917-. The
by Jim Shaughnessy. [Milwaukee, Wis. : Kalmbach?], 1960. 2
LOCATION North Adams Vault CALL # 385
ALLEN STATUS STORAGE
LOCATION North Adams Vault CALL # 385 ALLEN
C.2 STATUS STORAGE
Description p. 18-26 : ill., map ; 29 cm.
Note Caption title.
Detached from June 1960 issue of Trains.
Below are miscellaneous materials found as
Arranged alphabetically, except
for 13 files that all belong together under Hoosac Tunnel (sv. last
item below) and occupy a box in a separate filing cabinet.
Inclusive dates 1870-1981
(20 linear inches.)
(a) news clippings & xeroxes of news clippings (1870 to 1977; most
(b) magazine articles
(c) List of 1873 Massachusetts hearings on railroads
leading from Boston to
Hoosac Tunnel (one typed sheet).
(d) Script from 1965 Canadian broadcast corp.
Hoosac Tunnel Centennial. (1 file) [VF]
(a) News clippings (1870, 1924, bulk1970s).
(b) 2 copies of Carl R. Byron, A Pinprick of Light (1978) (of which one
is a xerox).
© H.T. Accident Victims (envelope with statistics, &
modern printouts of articles in various newspapers during construction).
Hoosac Tunnel Contemporary
(1 file) Contains xeroxes and typed
copies of articles, and one newspaper clipping; 1873-1912; also list of
deaths during construction; Fitchburg RR Hoosac Tunnel Routes 1889;
xerox of map "Take the Hoosac Tunnel and Wilmington Railroad, shortest
and most direct route to the Green Mountains and southern Vermont". [VF]
Hoosac Tunnel Ghost Legends.
(1 file) A few pages from articles, of which one is a page from Carl
Byron's book A Pinprick of Light. [VF]
Hoosac Tunnel --Newspaper
article "Fifty Years Ago".
(1 file with clipping). No date
or newspaper title visible, but must be 1976. [VF]
Hoosac Tunnel-- Newspaper
Clippings (More): 1887, 1886, 1970s.
(1 file) [VF]
Hoosac Tunnel- Nitroglycerin
(1 file) [VF]
Hoosac Tunnel-- Railroad passes.
(1 file) 2 R.R. passes. [VF]
file) (xeroxes of articles about George Mobray). [VF]
meant to be kept together along with other research materials for the
publication Historic Documentaion report for Western Gateway Heritage
State Park. (March 31, 1981), prepared by Storch Associates for the
Commonwealth of Massachusetts; all contain xeroxes of other
materials, mostly of photos & articles). [VF]
Files are labeled:
Drilling and Boring. (contains
photos & articles)
East Portal. (photos with captions)
Electrification. (photos with captions)
Elevators (Central Shaft). (photos with captions)
Explosives. (photos, accident list [not all], instructions)
Notable People. (photos; and obituary of Thomas Doane)
Politics. (title pages by F.W. Bird, and some legislative material)
Promotion and Advertisement.
Surveying. (notes from a manuscript by E.A. Bond: the original
bound manuscript is
FIC HT 62 "E.A. Bond-- Hoosac Tunnel No Adams--Mass.", in HT #4)
Trains. (photos with captions)
Tunnel Misc. (articles, photos)
West Portal. (photos with captions)
West Shaft. (photos with captions)