This title is a very limited-run production. If you have a real interest in the history of the Norfolk & Western, and West Virginia in particular, do not delay in purchasing this book.
This is a history book that includes B&W photographs, track charts, track diagrams, structure data and a history of the localities the Norfolk & Western served. This in not a picture book like a Morning Sun book. This one is to be read. At 496 pages and 6 lbs., there is a much to study here.
Contents:Into West Virginia, pp. 1-26;Building in West Virginia 1884-1890, pp. 27-50;A Way West 1884-1888, pp. 51-76;The Ohio Extension 1889-1893, pp. 77-120;West Virginia Development 1891-1900, pp. 121-150;Operational Improvements 1897-1917, pp. 151-196;The Radford Division in West Virginia, pp. 197-218;The Pocahontas Division - Bluefield to Welch After 1900, pp. 219-276;The Pocahontas Division - Welch to Wyoming After 1900, pp. 277-334;The Pocahontas Division in Mingo County After 1900, pp. 335-400;The Scioto Division in West Virginia After 1900, pp. 401-457;Appendix 1: Guyandot River Valley, Guyandot & Tug River, Gilbert Branch, pp. 458-476;Appendix 2: Selected Bibliography, pp. 477-478;Appendix 3: Index, pp. 479-490.
Two Mule Publishing, hardcover, 496 pages, 8.5 x 11 x 2 in., B&W photographs, illustrations, diagrams, tables of data.