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The Concise History of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway
Dixon, Jr. This volume examines the railroad from its beginnings as the Louisa Railroad in the 1830s, through the Civil War, the Van Sweringen and Great Depression eras, both World Wars and, finally, its merger into CSX in 1987. You'll learn about the railroads's strength and weaknesses, strategic developments, as well as its structures, motive power, rolling stock, famous named trains, physical plants and corporate history. 128 pages, 175 B&W photographs and illustrations, 8½"x 11", hardcover.
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