This extensive history of the Lehigh Valley Railroad covers the railroad's waning years, from its spiral into bankruptcy to its inclusion in Conrail. With over a year and a half of academic research... More > in historical collections and original Lehigh Valley Railroad documents, author and railroad history scholar Rudy Garbely presents entirely new information about the last years of the railroad's existence. The text is supplemented with over 120 previously unpublished color photographs and appendixes that include a full set of Lehigh Valley Railroad financial information and a complete locomotive roster with locomotive dispositions and modern day locations.
(This book is an updated and expanded hardcover second edition of Lehigh Valley: The Fall and Rebirth of a Classic American Railroad, 1965-1979.)< Less