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James M. Rutledge, Jr./Central of Georgia Railroad Collection (MC 128)


Biographical Note

      James Madison Rutledge Jr. was born in 1917 to James M. Rutledge and his wife Ethel Waller.  He was born in Georgia and lived on Broad Street in Columbus.  His father had been a policeman.   James Jr. had a career as a flagman and later a conductor for the Central of Georgia Railroad.   James Rutledge Jr. was married to Frances W. Rutledge.   They lived for many years on Lynda Lane in Columbus, Georgia.   By 1980, he had retired.   James M. Rutledge Jr. died on November 24, 1982 at age 66.


Scope and Content

These materials document various aspects of the Central of Georgia Railroad from passenger rates, to employment conditions.

1920s-1970s                                                                                                1 box (1 l.f.)


Permission to Publish

Permission to publish material from the James M. Rutledge, Jr. Central of Georgia Railroad Collection must be obtained from the Columbus State University Archives at Columbus State University.  Use of the following credit line for publication or exhibit is required:

James M. Rutledge, Jr./Central of Georgia Railroad Collection (MC 128)
Columbus State University Archives
Columbus, Georgia


Provenance

These records were donated to the Archives by Mrs. Frances (Fran) Rutledge in 1999.


Note to Researchers

See also:

J. R. Stansell Central of Georgia Railroad Collection (MC 124)

Box and Folder List

 

Box 1

Folder 1 – Southern Railways Systems Passenger Rate Books, December 17, 1947, August 1, 1954, September 1, 1963, etc.

Folder 2 – Southern Railway System Passenger Rate Books June 1, 1969, February 1, 1970, September 8, 1977.

Folder 3 – Conductor's Report of Pass - blank pad.

Folder 4 – Conductor's Interline Cash Fare Receipt.

Folder 5 – Conductor's Cash Deposit Ticket.

Folder 6 – Cash Charge Exchange Receipt for Sleeping Car.

Folder 7 – Central of Georgia Railway Company. Schedule of Wages, Regulations, and Rules. effective August 1, 1952.

Folder 8 – Central of Georgia Railway Company Agreement with Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, effective January 1, 1954.

Folder 9 – St. Louis-San Francisco Railway Company, Agreement with Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, effective March 15, 1920.

Folder 10 – Southern Railway System Operating Rules, effective August 1, 1954.

Folder 11 – Central of Georgia Railway Company Safety Rules, Effective April 1, 1960.

Folder 12 – The Constitution, Statutes, and Rules of the Order of the Order of Railway Conductors and Brakemen, Colorado Springs, Colorado, June 18, 1968.

Folder 13 – The Constitution, Statutes, and Rules of the Order of the Order of Railway Conductors and Brakemen, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, June 20, 1966.

Folder 14 – Southern Railway System Operating Rules, effective June 1, 1970.

Folder 15 – Assorted Land Deeds and Receipts.

Folder 16 – "Southern Railway Serves the South" Map.

Folder 17 – Illinois Central Timetables, effective July 14, 1968.

Folder 18 – Agreement between the Central of Georgia Railroad Company and its Conductors and Trainmen Represented by United Transport Union, rates effective January I, 1974.

Folder 19 – Accident Report.

Folder 20 – One Way Sleeping Car Rates.

Folder 21 – Passenger Sales Department, Circular No. 289.

Folder 22 – Southern Railway Station Master Forms.

Folder 23 – Vacation Times Return for Current Year.

Folder 24 – Central of Georgia Railway Company Road Time Return.

Folder 25 – Letters.

Folder 26 – Artifacts.

Folder 27 – Other Records of J.M. Rutledge.