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A group of mostly Nashville related railroad ephemera from the Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Railway and connected to the Edward Hicks family. Includes a cabinet card depicting train tracks, labeled "on line of N C & St. L. Ry", measuring 7" x 4 3/4", plus 3 CDVs of locomotives (marked on back Rogers Locomotive and Machine Works, Paterson New Jersey" and hand dated 1871. Also included are 25 railroad passes circa 1870-1910, most for the NC&St.L. Railway, but one for the Nashville and North Western Railroad made out to Ed Hicks, Director, dated 1870; some Denver City Cable Railway Co. Transfer tickets, accident ticket for the Traveler's Insurance Company; and about 16 pieces of other assorted ephemera including freight receipts and contracts on NC&StL letterhead, a handwritten document "Comings and Expenditures of Nashville and North Western RR from Sept. 1868-May 1 1869," and a copy of the N. C & St. L Ry News Item, August 1924 Huntsville Division issue, with cover photo of Gordon D. Hicks, superintendent of the Nashville division. Provenance: the estate of Sarah Hunter Hicks Green, formerly of Historic Devon Farm, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Large corner loss to cabinet card. CDVs appear slightly trimmed, one has corner fold. Other items in good condition with expected toning and handling grime. Magazine has some corner creasing.