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C&O Books

BK-20-500
2020 Book Series, Volume #29 - #32
The C&O Historical Society has undertaken an exciting publications  project called Chesapeake & Ohio History Series Books. This series...
2020 Book Series, Volume #29 - #32 $70.00
BK-17-891
A Time Gone By: The Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Maintenance Shops
A Time Gone By is a 60-page full-color magazine. It provides an intimate look at the C&O shops in Clifton Forge with photos and descriptions as...
A Time Gone By: The Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Maintenance Shops $29.99
BK-17-892
Alleghany County, VA
Alleghany County by Samuel Hale, II and Dr. Paul Linkenhoker An Arcadia Publishing local photo history with 128 pages containing about two photos...
Alleghany County, VA $21.99
BK-03-363
Book, C&O At Mid-Century
Thomas W. Dixon, Jr. This book is a comprehensive look at the C&O during its years of growth and modernization from the period just after WWII to...
Book, C&O At Mid-Century $34.95  $19.99
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BK-14-810
Book, C&O Freight Cars 1937-1946
Chesapeake & Ohio Freight Cars 1937-1946 by Carl Shaver with Al Kresse and Karen Parker  This book is an encyclopedic treatment of C&O...
Book, C&O Freight Cars 1937-1946 $34.95
BK-08-470
Book, C&O Railway In Hinton
This book is a perfect companion to our Hinton Travel Poster and covers the history and operations of the C&O in Hinton, West Virginia. It...
Book, C&O Railway In Hinton $19.95  $14.99
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BK-14-786
Book, C&O/B&O in Color
C&O/B&O in Color by Bob Withers As the merger scene in the eastern United States heated up in the early 1960s with Erie Lackawanna,...
Book, C&O/B&O in Color $59.95
BK-20-966
Book, The George Washington
SECOND PRINTING The George Washington: The Most Wonderful Train in the World 1932-1950  The Chesapeake & Ohio Railway's George...
Book, The George Washington $75.00
BK-8-175
C&O Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment
Chesapeake & Ohio Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment David H. Hickcox While mostly thought of as a coal hauler, the C&O rostered...
C&O Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment $49.95
BK-16-862
C&O Depots, Towers, and Other Structures, 1860-1950
Chesapeake & Ohio Depots, Towers, and Other Structures 1860-1950 By Thomas W. Dixon, Jr. -Hardbound -144 pages -Fully illustrated with photos and...
C&O Depots, Towers, and Other Structures, 1860-1950 $39.95
BK-03-364
C&O Diesel Locomotives in Color
Hardbound, 128 pages, color throughout. Traces the dieselization of the C&O in the early years, the first and second-generation locomotives, up...
C&O Diesel Locomotives in Color $39.95  $19.95
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BK-7-021
C&O Dining Car Recipes
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...
C&O Dining Car Recipes $21.99
BK-04-380
C&O EMD F-Unit Diesel Locomotives
Chesapeake & Ohio EMD F-Unit Diesel Locomotives Complete history of C&O's EMD F7 and FP7 model diesel locomotives, 1950 until retirement...
C&O EMD F-Unit Diesel Locomotives $6.95  $4.99
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BK-21-994
C&O Equipment, Facilities, and Operations 1950-1972
Chesapeake & Ohio Equipment, Facilities, and Operations 1950-1972 PRE-ORDER ETA - FALL 2021 - Hardbound - 256 pages - 32 pages in...
C&O Equipment, Facilities, and Operations 1950-1972 $44.95
BK-7-023
C&O Freight Cars 1937-1965 Hoppers and Gondolas
C&O Freight Cars 1937-1965 Hoppers and Gondolas Hard bound, 208 pages, 220 photos and 130 drawings, Encyclopedic treatment. Diagrams and builder...
C&O Freight Cars 1937-1965 Hoppers and Gondolas $34.95  $10.00
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BK-06-423
C&O Heavyweight Passenger Cars
116 pages and fully illustrated. This is a compendium of reprinted articles from the past 30 years of our magazine that deal with the history of C&O...
C&O Heavyweight Passenger Cars $19.95
BK-21-993
C&O History Magazine, C&O's Homemade Hudson's Special Edition
WAREHOUSE FIND - SALE! C&O History Magazine, C&O's Homemade Hudson's Special Edition 16 page, softbound magazine telling the full...
C&O History Magazine, C&O's Homemade Hudson's Special Edition $5.95
BK-02-327
C&O in Color Vol. 1
Deals with Virginia and West virginia. Brilliant steam shots by Robert Collins, great early diesel photos, and later 1960s and early Chessie System...
C&O in Color Vol. 1 $59.95
BK-03-356
C&O in Color Vol. 2
128 pages, hardbound, dust jacket, full color. Covers Pere Marquette (and later C&O) lines in Michigan and Ontario. Steam and diesels around Detroit,...
C&O in Color Vol. 2 $59.95
BK-04-382
C&O in Color Vol. 3
Covers the lines in West Virginia and Kentucky and coal lines. 128 pgs.
C&O in Color Vol. 3 $59.95
BK-06-433
C&O in the Coal Fields of West Virginia and Kentucky
112 pages, 165 illustrations. A look at mines, towns, trains, and people that were involved in transportation of coal from mine to market on C&O...
C&O in the Coal Fields of West Virginia and Kentucky $29.95
BK-04-381
C&O in Thurmond, West Virginia
48-page history of the C&O in Thurmond, WV and environs. Thurmond is everyone's favorite location for history, nostalgia, photography,...
C&O in Thurmond, West Virginia $5.00
BK-04-393
C&O in West Virginia
Softbound, 80 pages, 120 b&w and 25 color photos! We have had no books about C&O in W.Va. as a whole and those treating specific areas...
C&O in West Virginia $19.95
BK-20-948
C&O Passenger Trains: The Last Decades, in Color (1950-1971)
Chesapeake & Ohio - The Last Decades of Passenger Service -1950-1971 - in Color by Thomas W. Dixon, Jr. This is more than just a book with many...
C&O Passenger Trains: The Last Decades, in Color (1950-1971) $54.95
BK-17-893
C&O Railway 1961-1981 The Decades of Change In Color
Chesapeake & Ohio Railway 1961-1981 The Decades of Change In Color   By Thomas W. Dixon, Jr.   Color Throughout!   Hardbound,...
C&O Railway 1961-1981 The Decades of Change In Color $54.95
BK-05-397
C&O Railway as Modeled by Dan Zugelter
Hardbound 128 pages, 208 color views of Dan Zugelter's superb modeling, as well as 66 historical black & white photos from the C&OHS...
C&O Railway as Modeled by Dan Zugelter $39.95  $10.00
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BK-00-255
C&O Railway at Gladstone, VA
Saddle bound, 24 page pamphlet that documents the rise and fall of C&O's division point terminal at Gladstone, midway between Clifton Forge and...
C&O Railway at Gladstone, VA $6.95  $4.99
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BK-00-228
C&O Railway at Hawks Nest, WV
Saddle bound 24 page pamphlet about the C&O at Hawks Nest, the deepest part of the New River Gorge in W. Va. It was here in 1873 that the spike was...
C&O Railway at Hawks Nest, WV $6.95
BK-07-030
C&O Railway Craig Valley Branch
C&O Railway Craig Valley Branch Chesapeake & Ohio's Craig Valley Branch by Thomas W. Dixon, Jr. 16-page softbound booklet telling the...
C&O Railway Craig Valley Branch $3.95
BK-06-432
C&O Railway in Clifton Forge
Softbound, 64 pages. This booklet portrays the history of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway at Clifton Forge, Virginia, a site that became important...
C&O Railway in Clifton Forge $15.95
BK-16-879
C&O Railway Series #16, C&O Coal Tipples
C&O Railway Series #16, C&O Coal Tipples by Thomas W. Dixon, Jr.  This book describes the cycle of coal from the mine head, through the...
C&O Railway Series #16, C&O Coal Tipples $24.95
BK-17-501
C&O Railway Series #17, C&O (Virginia Central) in the Civil War
Chesapeake & Ohio (Virginia Central) in the Civil War - Compiled by Thomas W. Dixon Jr. Compendium of material dealing wit the experience of the...
C&O Railway Series #17, C&O (Virginia Central) in the Civil War $24.95
BK-17-502
C&O Railway Series #18, C&O General Electric Diesel Locomotives
Chesapeake & Ohio General Electric Diesel Locomotives Karen Parker with Thomas W. Dixon, Jr. This is a complete history of GE locomotives on...
C&O Railway Series #18, C&O General Electric Diesel Locomotives $24.95
BK-17-503
C&O Railway Series #19, C&O Cranes
Chesapeake & Ohio Cranes - by William C. Stone This book covers all the C&O's wreck cranes, and other styles used in general operations...
C&O Railway Series #19, C&O Cranes $24.95
BK-17-504
C&O Railway Series #20, C&O Hudson Type Locomotives
Chesapeake & Ohio Hudson Type Locomotives  By Karen Parker This book covers the complete history of C&O's L-2 and L-2a class 4-6-4...
C&O Railway Series #20, C&O Hudson Type Locomotives $24.95
BK-18-501
C&O Railway Series #21: C & O: 0-8-0 Steam Switching Locomotives
Chesapeake & Ohio: 0-8-0 Steam Switching Locomotives by Thomas W. Dixon, Jr. This book, "Chesapeake & Ohio 0-8-0 Steam Switching...
C&O Railway Series #21: C & O: 0-8-0 Steam Switching Locomotives $24.95
BK-18-502
C&O Railway Series #22: C&O 2-8-2 Mikado Locomotives
Chesapeake & Ohio 2-8-2 Mikado Locomotives By Karen Parker This book is a complete history of the Chesapeake & Ohio's 2-8-2 Mikado...
C&O Railway Series #22: C&O 2-8-2 Mikado Locomotives $24.95
BK-18-503
C&O Railway Series #23: C&O at Alleghany, Virginia
Chesapeake & Ohio at Alleghany, Virginia By C. Bryan Kidd This book is a detailed history of C&O’s operations at the summit of its...
C&O Railway Series #23: C&O at Alleghany, Virginia $24.95
BK-18-504
C&O Railway Series #24: PM Railway 2-8-4 Berkshire Locomotives
Pere Marquette Railway 2-8-4 Berkshire Locomotives By James Kehn Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society has just published a new book on Pere...
C&O Railway Series #24: PM Railway 2-8-4 Berkshire Locomotives $24.95
BK-19-501
C&O Railway Series #25: C&O Operations on the Ohio River
C&O Operations on the Ohio River   Story of C&O’s floating operations on the Ohio River from the steamboat era of 1873...
C&O Railway Series #25: C&O Operations on the Ohio River $24.95
BK-19-502
C&O Railway Series #26: C&O 2-10-2 Santa Fe Type Steam Locos.
C&O Railway Series #26: C&O 2-10-2 Santa Fe Type Steam Locomotives These locomotives operated by C&O are among the least known and seldom...
C&O Railway Series #26: C&O 2-10-2 Santa Fe Type Steam Locos. $24.95
BK-19-503
C&O Railway Series #27: Pere Marquette Bridges
C&O Railway Series #27: Pere Marquette  Bridges in Michigan and Ontario This book deals with the various types of bridges used by the Pere...
C&O Railway Series #27: Pere Marquette Bridges $24.95
BK-19-504
C&O Railway Series #28: C&O Newport News, Virginia Piers
C&O Railway Series #28: C&O Newport News, Virginia Piers by Kurt Reisweber Softbound, 96 pages - 140+ photos, illustrations. This is the...
C&O Railway Series #28: C&O Newport News, Virginia Piers $24.95
BK-20-501
C&O Railway Series #29 C&O 2-8-0 Consolidation Steam Locomotives
Chesapeake & Ohio 2-8-0 Consolidation Steam Locomotives By Thomas W. Dixon, Jr. and Karen Parker   This book has just been released as...
C&O Railway Series #29 C&O 2-8-0 Consolidation Steam Locomotives $24.95
BK-20-502
C&O Railway Series #30: C&O Life in a Caboose
Chesapeake & Ohio: Life in a Caboose Much has been written about the technology of the caboose car, but former C&O conductor Cliff Clements...
C&O Railway Series #30: C&O Life in a Caboose $24.95
BK-20-504
C&O Railway Series #32: C&O Local Passenger Trains
C&O Local Passenger Trains Celebrating how railroads reached many parts of America that had not been connected to the modern network, the...
C&O Railway Series #32: C&O Local Passenger Trains $24.95
BK-21-503
C&O Railway Series #35 C&O's MOW Equipment & Operations
C&O Railway Series #35: Chesapeake & Ohio’s Maintenance Of Way Equipment & Operations 96 pages with over 200 photos and drawings....
C&O Railway Series #35 C&O's MOW Equipment & Operations $24.95
BK-18-500
C&O Railway Series, 2018, Vol 21-24
C&O Railway Series, 2018, Vol 21-24 The C&O Historical Society continues our exciting publications project called Chesapeake & Ohio...
C&O Railway Series, 2018, Vol 21-24 $70.00
BK-16-886
C&O Through Passenger Service In Color
Geoffrey H. Doughty After World War II concluded, the Chesapeake & Ohio’s charismatic chairman, Robert R. Young, embarked on an ambitious...
C&O Through Passenger Service In Color $59.95
BK-11-625
C&O/B&O Cabooses, Display and Private Owner Cars, volume IV
C&O/B&O Cabooses, Display and Private Owner Cars, volume IV   C&O / B&O Cabooses Vol 4: Display and Private Owner Cars By Dwight...
C&O/B&O Cabooses, Display and Private Owner Cars, volume IV $18.95

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C&O EMD F-Unit Diesel Locomotives
C&O EMD F-Unit Diesel Locomotives
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Virginia Railroads - Volume 2 Chesapeake & Ohio
Virginia Railroads - Volume 2 Chesapeake & Ohio
$29.95  $24.95
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C&O Freight Cars 1937-1965 Hoppers and Gondolas
C&O Freight Cars 1937-1965 Hoppers and Gondolas
$34.95  $10.00
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C&O Railway as Modeled by Dan Zugelter
C&O Railway as Modeled by Dan Zugelter
$39.95  $10.00
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Book, C&O At Mid-Century
Book, C&O At Mid-Century
$34.95  $19.99
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The Chesapeake & Ohio Railway: A Concise History
The Chesapeake & Ohio Railway: A Concise History
$29.95  $24.95
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Chesapeake & Ohio Passenger Service 1847-1971
Chesapeake & Ohio Passenger Service 1847-1971
$34.95  $15.00
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C&O Diesel Locomotives in Color
C&O Diesel Locomotives in Color
$39.95  $19.95
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C&O Railway at Gladstone, VA
C&O Railway at Gladstone, VA
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Chesapeake & Ohio's Pere Marquettes
Chesapeake & Ohio's Pere Marquettes
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Book, C&O Railway In Hinton
Book, C&O Railway In Hinton
$19.95  $14.99
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