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Norfolk & Western: Steam's Last Stand 1945-1960

Mallory Hope Ferrell

Published by Hundman Publishing, 2007
ISBN 10: 094543460X / ISBN 13: 9780945434603
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Title: Norfolk & Western: Steam's Last Stand 1945-...

Publisher: Hundman Publishing

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: hardcover

Book Condition: New

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included


Norfolk & Western: Steam's Last Stand 1945-1960 by Mallory Hope Ferrell. A 320-page pictorial of the final years of smoking action on America's last steam powered railway, the Norfolk & Western (1945-1960). A study of guts, grime and power as everything from small consolidations and Mallets to husky double-headed 2-8-8-2s moved coal trains to Tidewater and the Midwest. This was Steam's Last Stand.A nice selection of black and white photographs of Norfolk & Western steam locomotives taken by the author, Mallory Hope Ferrell, and others. Includes captions and some text. Good photograph reproduction. Also includes HO Scale drawings of Class A, Class Y3, Class J, Class S1 and S1a locomotives. A color photo section on excursion steam completes this book.Contents: Introduction, pp. 6-11; Foreword: They Were Alive, pp. 12-13; Ch. 1: Appalachian Conquest, pp. 14-21; Ch. 2: Tidewater Tonnage, 22-77; Ch. 3: Blastin' Up Blue Ridge, pp. 78-121; Ch. 4: Artist With Flashbulbs, pp. 122-129; Ch. 5: Roanoke & The Radford Division, pp. 130-191; Ch. 6: Bluefield. And Beyond, pp. 192-255; Ch. 7: Shenandoah Showdown, pp. 256-279; Ch. 8: Steam's Last Stand, pp. 280-291; Ch. 9: The Final Curtain, pp. 292-301; Ch. 10: A Steam Revival, pp. 302-313; Epilogue: Encounter With An Old Friend, pp. 314-320.Hundman Publishing, hardcover with jacket, 322 pages, 8.5 x 11 x 1 in., B&W photographs with captions; text; locomotive drawings; color photo section on steam excursions. Bookseller Inventory # hp603

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