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Delaware & Hudson Railway Through Passenger Service In Color
Delaware & Hudson Railway Through Passenger Service In Color

Delaware & Hudson Railway Through Passenger Service In Color

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hardcover with jacket

Geoffrey H. Doughty

Morning Sun Books, 2019

978-

There's more text to start off each chapter of the story of the D&H's passenger service than most Morning Sun titles. There are 4 pages of D&H steam power in passenger service to begin the book. Color photographs of older passenger cars in red, two-tone gray, and blue, gray and yellow with silver trucks. Even the older cars in the last passenger scheme look sharp. All of the Alco diesels in D&H passenger service were well-maintained and are very attactive in the modern paint scheme.

When Frederic C. "Buck" Dumaine, Jr. assumed the presidency of the D&H, he devised a plan to revitalize daytime through service with newer rolling stock. The Delaware & Hudson ran clean, comfortable passenger trains during a time when that was uncommon among other railroads. Although the revitalized service was brief as it came on the threshold of Amtrak, it remains a credit to the D&H and its loyal employees.

Contents:
Preface, Introduction, pp. 3-21;
The Streamline Era, pp. 22-26;
The Postwar Era, pp. 27-44;
The Trains, pp. 45-71;
The Dereco and Penn Central Years, pp. 72-100;
The ADIRONDACK, pp. 101-121;
The Character of the D&H, pp. 122-125;
Epilogue, Addendum, pp. 126-128.

Morning Sun Books, hardcover with jacket, 128 pages, standard portrait book 8 x 10 in., all-Color photographs.

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