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
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