Gene Huddleston relates his Appalachian roots and experiences on the C&O, N&W, and other routes in the mountainous regions that produced this country's coal. Many obscure short lines!
Trackside in Appalachia, pp. 3-6;
What is Appalachia?, pp. 7-13;
An Appalachian Heritage, pp. 14-21;
Black Diamonds on Bright and Shiny Rails, pp. 22-33;
Appalachia's Other Natural Resources, pg. 34;
King Coal Aside, What Else Moved by Rail?, pp. 35-50;
Land Forms in Appalachia, pp. 51-57;
Motive Power on Major Appalachia Roads, pg. 58;
Steam Locomotives in Appalachia, pp. 59-69;
Power for the Road, pp. 70-77;
Diesel and Electric Representative Types, pp. 78-83;
Passenger Trains in Appalachia, pp. 84-94;
Suggestions for Modeling, pp. 95-114;
Microcosm of Appalachia: The Gauley Bridge Area, 115-127;
Epilogue, pg. 128.
Morning Sun Books, hardcover with dust jacket, 128 pages, 8.5 x 11 x .5 in., all Color photographs.