This book is a tour of the Pennsylvania Railroad lines located in the heart of America's steel and manufacturing region. The timeline covers the last days of the PRR to the Conrail Era. Some of the cities and towns included in this book are Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Youngstown, Akron, Alliance, Canton, Crestline, Mansfield, Mingo Junction and Ashtabula.
Information also included are train symbols, routings and a history of the lines.
Contents:Passenger Operations, pp. 6-7;Pittsburgh to Crestline: The Fort Wayne Line, pp. 8-61;The Cleveland & Pittsburgh, pp. 62-97;The Akron Branch, pp. 98-111;Steel Country: Lines of Western Pennsylvania and Eastern Ohio, pp. 112-136.
The color photograph reproduction is excellent.
The Railroad Press, hardcover, 136 pages, 8.5 x 11 x .5 in. , 190+ Color photographs plus 7 full-color maps.