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C&O/B&O In Color
C&O/B&O In Color

Chesapeake & Ohio and Baltimore & Ohio In Color

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Stock Number: msb1508
Availability: In Stock
Condition: New
Feature: hardcover with jacket
Feature: Bob Withers
Feature: 2014
Manufacturer Number: 978-1582484150

As the merger scene in the eastern United States heated up in the early 1960s with Erie Lackawanna, N&W-NKP-Wabash, and talk of Penn Central, a union of a different type occurred between the Chesapeake & Ohio and the Baltimore & Ohio. While not yet a true 'merger' for several reasons, the affiliation was dubbed C&O/B&O and quite visible track-side during the 1960s on timetables, advertisements, corporate reports, and especially track-side where C&O and B&O locomotives began mixing it up, especially on the B&O.

Foreword, pg. 3;
Introductory History, pp. 4-6;
The Affiliation Takes Hold (1962-1964), pp. 7-17;
C&O Tightens Its Grip (1965), pp. 18-28;
A New Man At the Top, pp. 29-48;
The Year of the 'Good Guys' (1967), pp. 49-66;
Powerful Freights, Retreating Passengers (1968-1969), pp. 67-102;
Approach of Amtrak and a New Corporate Identity (1970-1972), pp. 103-128.

Hardcover with jacket, 128 pages, standard portrait size, Color images with captions.

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