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Pages: 110
Trim: 8.5 x 11
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-942294-41-2
This is the fifth in a five volume set. Wonderful overview of railroading in West Virginia, back in print after being out of print over 15 years.

West Virginia Railroads Volume 5

Geared Logging Locomotives
Thomas Dixon, Jr.

This fifth volume in the WV Railroads series is a general history of the geared Shay, Climax, and Heisler type locomotives that were so prevalent during the West Virginia logging operations in the era from 1890s until the 1950s. Included are overview histories of each type of engine followed by chapters showing photos of the engines as they were being used in the woods in large and small logging operations.