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Saber and Scroll Journal, Volume 6, Issue 2 By Saber and Scroll Historical Society
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Volume 6, Issue 2 of Saber & Scroll Journal includes articles focused on immigration and population movements.
Buffalo County: A Native Son Speaks By Buffalo County Historical Society
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This book is a collection of writings by and about E. F. Ganz that paint a beautiful picture of what life in Buffalo County was like from the days of the pioneers until the 1930s.
Chesapeake & Ohio Alleghany Subdivision By Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society
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This book covers the history and development of the Alleghany Subdivision as thoroughly as possible: from the earliest proposals for canal and turnpike transportation in the region, how they... More > developed into the C&O railway, to how that railway was built and operated over the past 100-plus years. Each location along the line is covered in detail, along with its development and significance. Also included are detailed analysis of the main line and operations as well as the lines that branched off to Hot Springs and along the Greenbrier River. Along with this is the lore of the C&O, from George Alley to John Henry. The book is filled with hundreds of photographs and many original official railroad drawings. It contains a wealth of information not only on the railroad, but on the development of transportation in the American Industrial Age and the history of the region.< Less
Riding That New River Train By Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society
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This book provides an in-depth account of the C&O Railway in the New River Valley and includes detailed descriptions of the history and development of the line; operations, locations, motive... More > power, freight and passenger service, coal mines and towns, short lines and branches, and landmarks along the way. It also includes narratives about famous railroad towns such as Thurmond and Quinnimont. It is filled with hundreds of photographs, drawings, maps and other reference material. Many of the photos were taken by the author, and are unique to this book. Other reference material has been taken from original, official railroad sources. This is the essential reference to railroading in the New River Gorge and also serves as a guide for touring famous locations in the area. It is the most complete and scholarly coverage of the topic available.< Less
C&O Greenbrier Locomotives By Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society
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The J-3 was primarily used in passenger service, although some were briefly used in freight service at the end of the steam era. These modern and powerful locomotives were used almost exclusively... More > between Charlottesville, Virginia, and Hinton, West Virginia, over a mountainous region filled with steep grades. Passenger train consists were the heaviest through this region, requiring the maximum in motive power and efficiency that was the hallmark of the J-3. The Greenbriers were handsome and well proportioned with their compact, powerful figures, and are among the most aesthetically pleasing of all steam engines. They were all built by Lima Locomotive works and were the pinnacle of superpower technology and steam locomotive design.< Less
Buffalo County: A Native Son Speaks By Buffalo County Historical Society
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This book is a collection of writings by and about E. F. Ganz that paint a beautiful picture of what life in Buffalo County was like from the days of the pioneers until the 1930s.
Saber and Scroll Journal Cowpens National Battlefield Special Issue By Saber and Scroll Historical Society
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This special issue of Saber and Scroll Journal devoted to the Revolutionary War Southern Campaign and the Battle of Cowpens.
Harmony Book By Oshawa Historical Society
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In what is now known as the east end of the city of Oshawa, early pioneers settled during the late 1700s and early 1800s and gradually two small communities developed, eventually known as Harmony... More > Village and Toad’s Hollow, which was later known as Grandview Village. These first settlers provide us with a fascinating glimpse into their lives, their families, their occupations, and how their hard work and tenacity provided those of us living in Oshawa today with the foundation upon which we have built this thriving city. It seems fitting therefore at this time to re-visit some of these families, to follow their land claims, their endeavours, schools, churches and social activities,< Less
Buffalo County: A Native Son Speaks By Buffalo County Historical Society
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This book is a collection of writings by and about E. F. Ganz that paint a beautiful picture of what life in Buffalo County was like from the days of the pioneers until the 1930s.
Saber and Scroll Journal, Volume 5, Issue 2 By Saber and Scroll Historical Society
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The September 2016 issue of Saber and Scroll features articles examining warfare from a series of angles.