Chesapeake & Ohio Railway in the Coal Fields of West Virginia and Kentucky: Mines-Towns-Trains by Thomas W. Dixon Jr, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Chesapeake & Ohio Railway in the Coal Fields of West Virginia and Kentucky: Mines-Towns-Trains

Chesapeake & Ohio Railway in the Coal Fields of West Virginia and Kentucky: Mines-Towns-Trains

by Thomas W. Dixon Jr
     
 

A new look at mines, towns, trains, people that were involved in transportation of coal from mine to market on C&O in the period 1945-1960. Chapters include Background; Coal Fields Motive Power; Coal Fields Rolling Stock; C&O Coal Operations; Coal Towns; Mines & Tipples. Most photos are from C&O official files and illustrate every aspect of coal mining and

Overview

A new look at mines, towns, trains, people that were involved in transportation of coal from mine to market on C&O in the period 1945-1960. Chapters include Background; Coal Fields Motive Power; Coal Fields Rolling Stock; C&O Coal Operations; Coal Towns; Mines & Tipples. Most photos are from C&O official files and illustrate every aspect of coal mining and transportation. Maps show branches and their relationship to whole scheme. Ideal for C&O fans, modelers, and those interested in the coal fields of Appalachia. If you have the C&OHS’s 1995 book C&O in the Coal Fields, this book is ALL NEW, and does not repeat the photos or data.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780939487813
Publisher:
Chesapeake & Ohio Hist. Soc.
Publication date:
02/28/2008
Pages:
108
Product dimensions:
8.75(w) x 11.37(h) x 0.62(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 and pamphlets.

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