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The last steam railroad in America

from Tidewater to Whitetop

by O. Winston Link

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Published by H.N. Abrams in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Norfolk and Western Railway Company -- Pictorial works.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementphotographs by O. Winston Link ; text by Thomas H. Garver.
    ContributionsGarver, Thomas H.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTF25.N77 L545 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination144 p. :
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1275816M
    ISBN 100810935759
    LC Control Number95007406

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Winston Link photographed the Norfolk and Western, the last major steam railroad in the United States, when it was converting its operations from steam to diesel in the s. Links N&W project captured the industry at a moment of transition, before the triumph of the automobile and the airplane that ended an era of passenger rail service/5.

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Garver and O. Winston Link (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products!5/5(1). A steam locomotive is a type of railway locomotive that produces its pulling power through a steam locomotives are fueled by burning combustible material – usually coal, wood, or oil – to produce steam in a steam moves reciprocating pistons which are mechanically connected to the locomotive's main wheels (drivers).

Both fuel and water. An excellent monograph on the railroad photography of O. Winston Link, concentrating on the routes of the Norfolk and Western Railway (Virginia and North Carolina) during the 's. Link's exceptional photographs document the steam engines, railroad employees, the towns and rural life along the route, before the engines were replaced by diesel.

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Published here are his striking photographs of the trains, their crews, and the towns along the lines woven through a rich text detailing the railroad's activities and the. The glorious late years of steam railroading in America – to – are powerfully documented in this captivating book.

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ByRDCs were covering nearly all passenger service. On Jan. 20, service on the Fitchburg Division west of Williamstown, the last stop in Massachusetts, was terminated.

Tom also completed the text for the second book of Winston’s N&W photos, The Last Steam Railroad in America, which was published in Following Winston’s death inTom Garver became the organizing curator of the O. Winston Link Museum, in the old N&W passenger station in Roanoke, Virginia, which opened in Numberthe last of 10 Berkshire's that Lima delivered to Nickel Plate inwrote finis for that builder.

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The railroad did have a few of its large and powerful 's still on the property although the T-1's were too large to fit within Reading Terminal (Philadelphia).