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The Chesapeake & Ohio Railway in Clifton Forge, Virginia By Thomas W. Dixon Jr.
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This booklet portrays the history of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway at Clifton Forge, Virginia, a site that became important to the railway early in its history and eventually assumed a position... More > as its second most important facility. In 1889 C&O located important shops and yards at Clifton Forge. The yard was expanded in 1923 and reached the height of its importance to C&O. Converted to diesel work and eventually downsized and the shop eventually closed and the yard was downsized as railroading changed it character in the 1970s-2000 era. Clifton Forge is the embodiment of a prototypical American Railroad town, and retains that flavor even today.< Less
The "Virginia Creeper": Remembering the Virginia-Carolina Railway By Doug McGuinn
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THE “VIRGINIA CREEPER”: REMEMBERING THE VIRGINIA–CAROLINA RAILWAY is a history of the “Virginia Creeper” train, whose route, in its heyday, ran from Abingdon, Virginia,... More > to Elkland (present-day Todd), North Carolina, a distance of 76.5 miles ( its route was officially known as the Abingdon Branch of the Norfolk & Western Railway). However, in 1933, the 20.5-mile section that stretched from Elkland to West Jefferson, North Carolina, was abandoned. One of the last steam trains in America, the “Virginia Creeper” wasn’t “dieselized” until 1957. Passenger and mail services were discontinued in 1962. The remainder of the route, from Abingdon to West Jefferson, was abandoned in 1977. Now, the Virginia section of the former Virginia–Carolina Railway’s roadbed is the Virginia Creeper Trail, a well-used (and very scenic) hiking/biking/horseback-riding trail.< Less
The "Virginia Creeper": Remembering the Virginia-Carolina Railway By Doug McGuinn
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THE “VIRGINIA CREEPER”: REMEMBERING THE VIRGINIA–CAROLINA RAILWAY is a history of the “Virginia Creeper” train, whose route, in its heyday, ran from Abingdon, Virginia,... More > to Elkland (present-day Todd), North Carolina, a distance of 76.5 miles ( its route was officially known as the Abingdon Branch of the Norfolk & Western Railway). However, in 1933, the 20.5-mile section that stretched from Elkland to West Jefferson, North Carolina, was abandoned. One of the last steam trains in America, the “Virginia Creeper” wasn’t “dieselized” until 1957. Passenger and mail services were discontinued in 1962. The remainder of the route, from Abingdon to West Jefferson, was abandoned in 1977. Now, the Virginia section of the former Virginia–Carolina Railway’s roadbed is the Virginia Creeper Trail, a well-used (and very scenic) hiking/biking/horseback-riding trail.< Less
The Pacific Coast Railway Comes to Arroyo Grande and Los Alamos By Charlie H. Johnson, Jr.
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This book tells the story of the pioneering narrow-gauge railroad on California's Central Coast. Growing from a two-thousand foot freight line running from the nearest wagon road to the Port San Luis... More > pier in the early 1970s, eventually the Pacific Coast Railway extended northwards to the city of San Luis Obispo and southwards through Low Alamos to Los Olivos, in the Santa Yanez Valley, by the mid-1880s. This book tells its story through the unique newspaper and photo records of the BENNETT-LOOMIS ARCHIVES in Arroyo Grande, CA. Originally published as two books--one for the centennial of the arrival of the Pacific Coast Railway into Arroyo Grande in 1881 and one for the centennial of its arrival in Los Alamos in 1882--this publication combines both into a single volume. In addition to the narrative of the construction and operation of the railway line, the text also includes anecdotes about "P.C. Railway Humor" and "Wrecks and Mishaps."< Less
The Pacific Coast Railway Comes to Arroyo Grande and Los Alamos By Charlie H. Johnson, Jr.
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This book tells the story of the pioneering narrow-gauge railroad on California's Central Coast. Growing from a two-thousand foot freight line running from the nearest wagon road to the Port San Luis... More > pier in the early 1970s, eventually the Pacific Coast Railway extended northwards to the city of San Luis Obispo and southwards through Low Alamos to Los Olivos, in the Santa Yanez Valley, by the mid-1880s. This book tells its story through the unique newspaper and photo records of the BENNETT-LOOMIS ARCHIVES in Arroyo Grande, CA. Originally published as two books--one for the centennial of the arrival of the Pacific Coast Railway into Arroyo Grande in 1881 and one for the centennial of its arrival in Los Alamos in 1882--this publication combines both into a single volume. In addition to the narrative of the construction and operation of the railway line, the text also includes anecdotes about "P.C. Railway Humor" and "Wrecks and Mishaps."< 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.S. Card Mine Haulage and Handling Equipment Catalog By Periscope Film LLC
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Founded in 1892 in Denver, the C.S. Card Iron Works became one of Colorado’s largest mining equipment suppliers. Originally published in 1940, this catalog showcases Card’s... More > extensive line that included: mining car wheels and trucks, coal mine cars, ore cars,rope haulage equipment, rollers, sheaves, tipple equipment, dumps, cages, screens, track equipment, frogs, switches and crosses. This high quality, soft-bound reproduction contains the entire 120+ page catalog, and is reprinted with attractive color covers.< Less
E-TRAINS, LIFTS AND MISSILES By Ashwinkumar.C. Jani
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Unprecedented are the opportunities emerging in Railway Transportation;without carrying current collecting Pantographs, IC Engines and Fuels on-board; being outlined here.So fantastic are the... More > geometries and so amazing are the multiple dimensional EM Circuits of simultaneous functioning Axial Actuating and Oscillating Devices.They can, not only be adjusted for alternative directions of motion; but can be integrated with perpendicular forces also.Remote operating well dimensioned Doors& Windows, Gates, Trains, Cradles, Lifts , Missiles and TORPEDOES ARE PROJECTED AS EXAMPLES. tOUCHING fUNDAMENTALS AND WORKING TOWARDS OBJECTIVES, BECOME ATTRACTIVE IN DESIGNING INTEGRATED CIRCUITS FOR e-TRAINS, e-lIFTS AND E-MISSILES!< Less
E-TRAINS, LIFTS AND MISSILES By Ashwinkumar.C. Jani
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Unprecedented are the opportunities emerging in Railway Transportation;without carrying current collecting Pantographs, IC Engines and Fuels on-board; being outlined here.So fantastic are the... More > geometries and so amazing are the multiple dimensional EM Circuits of simultaneous functioning Axial Actuating and Oscillating Devices.They can, not only be adjusted for alternative directions of motion; but can be integrated with perpendicular forces also.Remote operating well dimensioned Doors& Windows, Gates, Trains, Cradles, Lifts , Missiles and TORPEDOES ARE PROJECTED AS EXAMPLES. tOUCHING fUNDAMENTALS AND WORKING TOWARDS OBJECTIVES, BECOME ATTRACTIVE IN DESIGNING INTEGRATED CIRCUITS FOR e-TRAINS, e-lIFTS AND E-MISSILES!< Less
Articulated Compound Locomotives of the American Locomotives Company By C.J. Mellin
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Founded in 1901 by the merger of eight manufacturers, the American Locomotive Company eventually became the second largest in the United States, behind Baldwin. ALCO built over 75,000 engines,... More > including some of the largest ever constructed, the “Big Boy” 4-8-8-4s created for the Union Pacific. Originally published in 1908, this 40-page pamphlet is illustrated with photos and diagrams. It includes text written by C.J. Mellin, the Chief Engineer of the Richmond Works and holder of a number of patents related to the articulated compound locomotive. This innovative design spread the locomotive’s weight across multiple driving wheels of a relatively small diameter. As a result, engines of this type could operate on short-radius curves, while still providing enormous traction power.< Less