C&O Railway Series #36: C&O Logan, West Virginia Subdivision

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C&O Railway Series #36: Chesapeake & Ohio Logan, West Virginia Subdivison by Carl Coulter

Definitive history of this very important coal district, comprised of material written by the late C.A. Coulter. He was a fireman and engieer out of Peach Creek yeard, 1920-1970, and wrote most of this material before his death in 1979.

The Logan district was the most productive coal mining area of the C&O from 1917 to 1960. At its height, it had over 150 mines on 17 branches. During dieselizations, it was a haven for Alco model locomotives. In the steam age, scores of 2-6-6-2s including the now-famous No. 1309. Also included are chapters on 0-10-0 switchers, RPO operations, and passenger train service. Very complete photographic treatment, especially in the 1940-1970 era. Maps, track charts, and diagrams complete the story.   Over 120 illustrations Softbound, 80 pages


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