Date of Award
Bachelor of Arts
The first railroad built in Virginia was chartered March 8, 1827. By the year 1860, there were 1,350 miles of railroad in Virginia. Among the first to be chartered was the Louisa Railroad from which the great Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad of today has its origin. This paper is a history of this railroad during the years it was known as the Louise Railroad.
Turner, Charles W., "The Louisa Railroad (1836-1850)" (1937). Honors Theses. 1051.