The Nickel Plate Story

By: Rehor, John A.

Price: $25.00

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Book Condition: Near Fine


Quarter inch tear along bottom edge of rear jacket panel, jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1965 Large Hardcover. 483 pp. Definitive history of the Nickel Plate road. This beautifully done book contains the complete background of the railway, from the years of domination by the Vanderbilts to its growth under the Van Sweringen brothers through to its merger with the Norfolk & Western in 1964. The book also covers the railroads the Nickel Plate absorbed along the way, such as the Clover Leaf, the Lake Erie & Western, and the Wheeling & Lake Erie, each of which also had a rich and interesting history. Illustrated throughout with over 525 black and white photos, 67 pages of illustrated locomotive rosters, 17 chapter maps, gradient profiles, and passenger car and caboose rosters.

Title: The Nickel Plate Story

Author: Rehor, John A.

Categories: Railroads,

Publisher: Milwaukee, Kalmbach Publishing Co.: 1965

Binding: Large Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 2303495

Keywords: TRANSPORTATION RAILROADS RAILWAYS LOCOMOTIVE NICKEL PLATE,