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Baltimore and Ohio's Cincinnatian
     

Baltimore and Ohio's Cincinnatian

by Thomas W. Dixon Jr
 

This book is about Baltimore & Ohio's Cincinnatian, one of scores of new trains inaugurated by many railroads in the decade after World War Two when passenger train travel was booming. It was all coach train consisting of only five cars, powered by a streamlined Pacific type (4-6-2) steam locomotive. This one small, but highly advertised train served somewhat as

Overview


This book is about Baltimore & Ohio's Cincinnatian, one of scores of new trains inaugurated by many railroads in the decade after World War Two when passenger train travel was booming. It was all coach train consisting of only five cars, powered by a streamlined Pacific type (4-6-2) steam locomotive. This one small, but highly advertised train served somewhat as an emblem of the enthusiasm on the part of many railroads with high hopes that passenger business could be retained by the railroads in the face of highway and airline competition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780939487851
Publisher:
TLC Publishing
Publication date:
10/15/2008
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.10(d)

Meet the Author


Thomas W. Dixon, Jr. has studied and written about C& O subjects for many years. He organized and has served as president of the Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society since its inception in 1969. He has authored or co-authored 18 books, mostly on C& O subjects and hundreds of magazine articles, pamphlets, etc.

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