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Series VI. Pittsburgh, Chartiers & Youghiogheny Railroad, 1898-1995

Scope and Content Notes:

On May 26, 1892, the Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad Company purchased one-half interest in the Pittsburgh, Chartiers & Youghiogheny Railroad Company. They negotiated a contract with the Pittsburgh Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Railway Company, which had also purchased one-half interest, for the operation of the road.

The series holds a small amount of records for this railroad and its dealings with other companies as well as functioning of its engineering department. There is also mention of the Neville Island freight and the McKees Rocks station.

Box 213 Pittsburgh Chartiers & Youghiogheny Railway Co. Damage papers McKees Rocks, Freight Car Shop McKees Rocks, etc., 1910-1950s
Box 240 Old and Cancelled PC&Y 349-H to 349-N (Various sidetrack agreements), 1950s
Box 241 Old and Cancelled PC&Y 312.22-D to 312.22-W (Duquesne Light Crossings at Chestnut Street, Kennedy and Guthrie Station, and Railroad Street), 1940s-1950s
Box 296a Records of 1981 'Great Train Ride', contracts and agreements with Pennsylvania Railroad Company, study of Jones & Laughlin Steel Company, General Notices, track changes, matters of Pittsburgh, Chartiers & Youghiogheny Railroad Company and Gateway Yard, 1927-1984
Box 392c Reports on purchases of Little Kanawha Syndicate Lines (1919-20); closing of PC&Y (1970s-80s); correspondence and reports of PC&Y Railroad, 1900-1983
Box 393b Correspondence of PC&Y Railroad, 1900-1995
Box 398b Correspondence concerning PC&Y; property issues, 1902-1960
Box 406 Engineering issues of PC&Y and McKeesport station and Neville Island freight, 1933-1949
Box 409a Correspondence concerning McKees Rocks station: construction, maintenance; PC&Y railroad company papers concerning Neville Island freight, 1903-1956
Box 416 Track construction and maintenance, 1909-1935
Box 440a Superintendent agreements (regarding sidetracks, wages, etc.); car records; J&L Steel contract on equipment transfer services; railroad company agreements; studies of billing, switching, and future procedures; various bills; changes in operating facilities at East Youngstown, OH; car sales records; contracts with PC&Y, 1939-1983
Box 444a 'Pink Sheets' generally Car Department, mostly written by H.C. Christie; Reports of Examination of MCRR and PC&Y; bound operation reports, income accounts, and general balance sheets, 1936-1985
Box 444b Bound reports of operations, general balance sheets, and expenditure statements; Montour changes in equipment (1960-66); Carrier's Review of and comments concerning reports for property of PC&Y, 1920-1966
Box 488 Reports to the office of Chief Engineer from the American Railway Association, Interstate Commerce Commission, Pennsylvania Railroad Association, Eastern Railway Association, General Managers Association; information regarding industrial supplies and equipment; PC&Y: Employee medical reports, 1960-1991
Box 534 PC&Y annual reports of maintenance of way (1925-30); O.S. reports (1898-1943); Allegheny County record book; book of right of way deeds; train orders; flood planning information; Penn Central procedures for Capital Projects (1968); testimony of PLW President and Director, 1898-1968
Oversize 576 Log of project reports, accounts, and expenditures, 1916-1981