The Southern Railway: Further Recollections, Georgia (Images of Rail Series)

The Southern Railway: Further Recollections, Georgia (Images of Rail Series)

by C. Pat Cates, Dick Hillman, Sallie Loy
     
 

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Following on the heels of Images of Rail: The Southern Railway, this volume takes a more detailed look at a historic railroad that has served the South for over 100 years and continues to serve as the Norfolk Southern Railway. Included in these pages are stories of bravery in war and

ingenuity in peace. From 1942 to 1945, the 727th Railway Operating

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Overview


Following on the heels of Images of Rail: The Southern Railway, this volume takes a more detailed look at a historic railroad that has served the South for over 100 years and continues to serve as the Norfolk Southern Railway. Included in these pages are stories of bravery in war and

ingenuity in peace. From 1942 to 1945, the 727th Railway Operating Battalion--sponsored by the Southern Railway--served in North Africa and up the spine of Italy into Germany. The courageous unit received a citation from Gen. George S. Patton for its involvement in the Sicily Campaign.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738518312
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
09/28/2005
Series:
Images of Rail Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
590,762
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author


C. Pat Cates, Dick Hillman, and Sallie Loy, of the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History, have documented these and other stories of the Southern Railway through the use of over 200 photographs, many of which have not been available to the public until now. The Southern Railway: Further Recollections is the second volume produced by the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History, in cooperation with the Southern Railway Historical Association.

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