Virginia Railroads Volume 2: Chesapeake & Ohio

Virginia Railroads Volume 2: Chesapeake & Ohio

by Thomas W. Dixon
     
 

This second volume in a series of books about railroading in Virginia details the history of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway from its inception as the Louisa Railroad in central Virginia in 1836 up to modern times.   Each chapter explains how a subdivision of the railway developed, including the types of locomotive used, the nature of the traffic carried,

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This second volume in a series of books about railroading in Virginia details the history of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway from its inception as the Louisa Railroad in central Virginia in 1836 up to modern times.   Each chapter explains how a subdivision of the railway developed, including the types of locomotive used, the nature of the traffic carried, and geographical considerations.  The many photographs are mostly from the 1930-1960 era.  Maps and track plans add to the rich illustrative treatment, making this a gazetteer of the line.

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780939487516
Publisher:
TLC Publishing
Publication date:
09/01/2011
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,347,829
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.30(h) x 0.50(d)

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