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My C&O

Steve Fuchs with Rick Acton Jr.

Published by St. Alban Media, 2012
ISBN 10: 0983939705 / ISBN 13: 9780983939702
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Title: My C&O

Publisher: St. Alban Media

Publication Date: 2012

Binding: hardcover

Book Condition: New


Infused with history and scenery, my C&O narrates the evolution of Chesapeake and Ohio Railway into CSX Transportation. The book focuses on present day operations in Ohio, Kentucky, and West Virginia and delves into the entrepreneurial and geographic reasons shaping the location and development of C&O. The story covers 600 route miles and is told in 160 pages with 230 color photographs spanning 1958 to 2010, diagrams, signal information, maps, and a time line of C&O transactions and events. Contents: Introduction, pp. 4-5; From River to Lake, pp. 6-61; Along the Wide Ohio, pp. 62-109; Across the Mountain State, pp. 110-154; Bibliography, pp. 155-156; End Notes, Gallery, pp. 157-160. St. Alban Media, hardcover, 160 pages, 8.5 x 11 x .5 in., Color photographs, illustrations. Publisher: St. Alban Media. Bookseller Inventory # sam702

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Synopsis: 8.5x11.5, color laminated hardcover, 160 pages, 250 color photos, detailed track diagrams with signal information, maps, C&O time line. "my C&O is an informative, scenic narration of the transition of Chesapeake & Ohio Railway into CSX Transportation. The book covers present day operations and delves into the entrepreneurial and geographic reasons that underlie the location and development of Chesapeake & Ohio. "Part 1: From River To Lake: Tour C&O's land bridge from Ohio River to Lake Erie, still an essential thoroughfare for coal and freight. "part 2: Along the Wide Ohio: Follow the river-running Cincinnati extension of C&O, which continues today as a secondary route. "part 3: Along the Wide Ohio: Follow the river-running Cincinnati extension of C&O, which continues today as a secondary route. Across the Mountain State: Survey the development of C&O operations in West Virginia, where coal still flows via CSX."

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