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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
Chesapeake & Ohio Heavyweight Passenger Cars By Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society
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This is the first in a series of books by the Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society dealing with various aspects of C&O history which have not been possible before. The introduction of... More > print-on-demand technology will allow us to publish material on a wide variety of new subjects. The first effort is a compendium of reprinted articles from the past 30 years of our magazine that deal with the history C&O Heavyweight Passenger Train Cars as well a articles on how to model this type of car. The book is 116 pages and fully illustrated, with color covers showing C&O cars in both the green and three-color schemes. The articles are direct reprints from the magazines and have not been updated or manipulated. For the first time the C&O buff, passenger train aficionado, and others will have a good reference for a variety of these cars which were an important element of C&O operations from 1911 until 1971.< Less
Chessie's Road By Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society
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The complete history of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway
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 Dining Car Recipes By Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society
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Serve C&O Diner meals at your house! Softbound, 160 pages, 6x9 size. This is a direct reprint of the material contained in C&O's only standard dining car recipe book, dated 1947. It gives the... More > detailed ingredients and recipe for preparing all the meals that were available on C&O diners at the height of their operations after WWII. Photos show C&O diners in operation. Introduction gives background data on the service. Many of the recipes can be adapted easily to smaller portions and modern ingredients.< 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
C&O Dining Car Recipes By Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society
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North Canton Heritage Society By Kathleen Fernandez
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This 2011 calendar features photographs of North Canton scenes and landmarks sponsored by local companies and organizations. Each month features commemorative dates important in North Canton history.
Gravestone Inscriptions in Ross County, Ohio - Vol. IV By Ralph Cokonougher
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Fourth in a continuing series about gravestone inscriptions in Ross County, Ohio, this book records the inscriptions in Fells Cemetery in Twin township, Platter Cemetery in Paxton township, Satchel... More > Cemetery in Buckskin township, and the Old Baptist and Sharron Cemeteries in Concord township. These inscriptions date as far back as 1808 and cover burials from all levels of society, including farmers, housewives, doctors, ministers, and lawyers. There are also inscriptions for several historical figures like those of Indian fighter and trailblazer John McDonald, Civil War casualty Pvt. Isaac Hannawalt, and former slave and ordained minister Samuel Weir. By reading the inscriptions in this book, one can see how unique and interesting each and every individual in this part of the country truly was. Historians, genealogists, and people with roots in Ross County will find this and previous volumes to be most valuable and interesting. Paperback. 156 pp.< Less
Boulder Genealogical Society Quarterly 1984 Edition By Boulder Genealogical Society
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Vol 16, No 1, Feb 1984; “Blank Wall” In Pennsylvania?; St Vrain Valley Pioneer Association; Early Settlers–Poor; Hogarth–Colville–Templeton Genealogy; Lafayette Cemetery... More > Records; Mrs Mary McKittrick, Uniontown, Fayette County, PA; Elijah Young Bible of MS; Rufus Weisel, Vanburen, Ohio, 1860; Early Rehoboth Families and Events Vol 16, No 2, May 1984; Memoirs of SW NE; Daniel Gantt Journal; Charles W Giddings, NE Pioneer, 1857; Nuckolls from VA to NE, 1853; John Wesley Shipp/Laura Dulin; Homesteading in Sheridan Cty, NE; Pribbeno Fam in NE, 1863-1934; Slepper Fam in NE, 1884-1914; Carter Family Bible Vol 16, No 3, Aug 1984; Sunshine Cemetery Records; Deaths in Boulder of Foreign Born People; 1864 Voters; Berthoud; History of Stuart S Anderson Farm; Gregg Bible Records; German Bible of Gottlieb Sandau; Bradley Family Record Vol 16, No 4, Nov 1984; Early Settlers–Smith/Bennett; Petition for Caribou, 1874; Caribou, 1896 and 1904; Caribou Cemetery; Dr E B Trovilion Records, 1898-1900; Civil War Veterans of CO< Less