The Norfolk and Western - as I knew it
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The Norfolk and Western - as I knew it A photographic pilgrimage to preserve the images of N & W steam power by August A Thieme

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Published by Norfolk and Western Historical Society .
Written in English


  • History,
  • Norfolk and Western Railway Company

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11774527M
ISBN 100970479409
ISBN 109780970479402

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If you, or someone you know, has written or is considering writing a book on some aspect of the N&W, why not send it to the Society for possible publication? All manuscripts and/or inquiries should be sent to Norfolk & Western Publications Committee, PO Box , Roanoke, VA The Norfolk & Western Railway Company (N&W) was a major regional railroad serving the Mid-Atlantic and Mid-western areas of the US. The N&W merged with the Southern Railway in to form a mega-railroad, the Norfolk Southern. In , Norfolk Southern acquired a large portion of the former Conrail system and became one of the two large east-coast railroads. For auction is rule book from the Seller Rating: % positive. The Norfolk and Western Railway (reporting mark NW) was a US class I railroad, formed by more than railroad mergers between and It was headquartered in Roanoke, Virginia, for most of its motto was "Precision Transportation"; it had a variety of nicknames, including "King Coal" and "British Railway of America". The Norfolk & Western in West Virginia ~ - , is a hard-cover, 9 X 12 book using black/white pages, maps, pictures and sketches, N&W drawings and plans, and 75 charts and tables to tell the story of the miles of main line railroad operating from near Glen Lyn, Virginia to Kenova, West Virginia, and the approximate.

Fans of the Norfolk & Western. 4, likes 14 talking about this. The Norfolk & Western was perhaps one of the greatest Class 1 railroads in the eastern US. Subscribe for daily pictures of raw N&W. This is a good pictorial book about the history of the Norfolk and Western Railroad. It has a lot of pictures of locomotives, cars, buildings, and employees. The authors could have added more explanation of the pictures. This is a very good addition to your library. The Society is actively engaged in the publication of books and booklets related to the railroads. The Society has published a number of original works - Cabooses Of The Norfolk And Western, Norfolk & Western's Shenandoah Valley Line, Norfolk and Western Electrics, The Norfolk and Western As I Knew It!, N&W Giant of Steam, Revised Edition and. The Norfolk & Western in West Virginia is about building a transportation system through what has often been described as the last frontier. It deals with the role the N&W Engineering Corps performed in the decision making, the multiple surveys that led to route adoption, the selection of the Ohio River crossing, the economic analysis, the potential use of other planned or existing railroads.