Railroading in Conneaut, Ohio (Images of Rail Series)

Railroading in Conneaut, Ohio (Images of Rail Series)

by David Borsvold
     
 

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Conneaut, Ohio, a major Lake Erie harbor town, fortified the industrial and economic growth of the Great Lakes area during the "Golden Age" of railroading. Three major railroads, the Nickel Plate Road, the New York Central, and the Bessemer & Lake Erie hauled people, iron ore, and coal in and out of Conneaut. Written in cooperation with the Conneaut Historical

Overview


Conneaut, Ohio, a major Lake Erie harbor town, fortified the industrial and economic growth of the Great Lakes area during the "Golden Age" of railroading. Three major railroads, the Nickel Plate Road, the New York Central, and the Bessemer & Lake Erie hauled people, iron ore, and coal in and out of Conneaut. Written in cooperation with the Conneaut Historical Railroad Museum and the Conneaut Area Historical Society, this book preserves Conneaut's rich rail and shipping history in vintage photographs. The town itself is beautifully captured in images of lighthouses, buildings, festivals, and people.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738523460
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
08/01/2003
Series:
Images of Rail Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,276,057
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author


David Borsvold, a native of Ohio, has written two previous books for Arcadia Publishing, Ashtabula and Cleveland Indians: The Cleveland Press Years, 1920-1982. He has published articles in the Cleveland Plain Dealer and served as a radio announcer at Cleveland's WCLV-FM. In addition, Mr. Borsvold has been a classical musician for 20 years.

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