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Title:
New York Central Railroad
Author:
Solomon, Brian, 1966-
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Publication Information:
Osceola, WI : MBI Pub. Co., 1999.
Physical Description:
128 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 27 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780760306130
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Prolific railway authors and historians Brian Solomon and Mike Schafer team up to present a look at the New York Central, with text and images depicting New York Central memorabilia and promotional materials, as well as look-like-they-were-taken-yesterday period colour photographs.


Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. 6
Introductionp. 7
Chapter 1 Dawn of the New York Centralp. 12
Chapter 2 The Central Family Growsp. 27
Chapter 3 Central in the New Centuryp. 46
Chapter 4 New York Central in Twilightp. 56
Chapter 5 Grand Central and the New York Electrificationp. 68
Chapter 6 The Steam Locomotive Fleet of New York Centralp. 76
Chapter 7 Diesel Locomotives of the New York Central Systemp. 92
Chapter 8 Electric Locomotives of the New York Centralp. 110
Chapter 9 The Freight Side of the New York Centralp. 120
Chapter 10 Passenger Trains of the New York Centralp. 136
Epilogue: The New York Central Todayp. 152
Indexp. 160