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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English


  • Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Company,
  • Railroads

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Other titlesAuthorizing extension of Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination3 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15970283M

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This book is mostly about the history and operation of the C & O Railroad since World War II. My problem with this book is that I wanted a 19th Century history of this rail company. The chapter on 3/5(1).   Thomas W. Dixon, Jr. has studied and written about C& O subjects for many years. He organized and has served as president of the Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society since its inception in He has authored or co-authored 18 books 5/5(3).   The Chesapeake and Ohio Railway book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In , the Chesapeake Bay Bridge opened for travelers in 4/5(6). Claudius Crozet His story of the four tunnels in the Blue Ridge region of Virginia on the Chesapeake and Ohio railway constructed by James Poyntz Nelson and a great selection of related books.

Route, Resorts, and Resources of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway, of Virginia and West Virginia Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company Baughman Bros., Book and Job Printers, - Virginia - . According to Thomas Dixon, Jr.'s, "Chesapeake & Ohio Railway: A Concise History And Fact Book," the road's ultimate goal was to reach the Shenandoah Valley and what is today the state of West Virginia . The Chesapeake and Ohio Railway was a Class I railroad formed in in Virginia from several smaller Virginia railroads begun in the 19th century. Led by industrialist Collis P. Huntington, it reached from Headquarters: Cleveland, Ohio. Preserving the history of the C&O Railway. The Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society is a non-profit corporation dedicated to interpreting the American Railway experience using C&O Railway’s history .

In the late s, the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway (C&O) pushed its first tracks westward from Virginia's Tidewater region across the mountains into what was then the new state of West Virginia. . The Chesapeake Western Railway (reporting marks, CHW) was a bucolic shortline located within the heart of Virginia's Shenandoah Valley. of constructing a trunk line to reach the Mountain State's coal fields and move this traffic to a connection with the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway at Gordonsville. first was the western extension . The Chesapeake & Ohio Railway traces its origin to the Louisa Railroad of Louisa County, Virginia, begun in , and the James River & Kanawha Canal Company begun , also in Virginia. The C&O of the s and s . Huntington then helped lead and develop other major interstate lines such as the Southern Pacific Railroad and the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway (C&O), which he was recruited to help complete. The Peninsula Extension which created the Peninsula Subdivision of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway .