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Ghost railroads of Kentucky

Author: Elmer Griffith Sulzer
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers an account of the lines, lore, and legends in the railroad heartland east of the Mississippi. With endpaper maps of Kentucky showing various lines, this title also offers an essential  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elmer Griffith Sulzer
ISBN: 0253334845 9780253334848
OCLC Number: 38976284
Notes: Originally published: Rev. Indianapolis : V.A. Jones Co., 1968.
Description: 257 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction 1. The Late and Early 2. The Dinky 3. The Riney-B 4. Cannel Carrier 5. Four Lumber Carriers 6. Two Southern Segments 7. Back in the Menifee Hills 8. The Route of "Old Henry" 9. One Track--Two Railroads 10. Two Northern Kentucky Abandonments 11. The "Kinney" Branch 12. Commuters' Narrow Gauge 13. Up North Fork Way 14. In the Pennyrile 15. Phantom Rails of Southeastern Kentucky 16. In Breckinridge, Ohio, and Hancock 17. Memory Routes of Eastern Kentucky 18. Western Coal Field Lines of the Past 19. Three Jackson Purchase Odyssies 20. A Thoroughbred, A Workhorse and Two Old Sires 21. Gay 'Nineties Rendezvous 22. Black Diamond Routes in Knox and McCreary 23. The Whiskey Route Kentucky's Modern Railroads for the Future Bibliography Appendix 1: Locomotive Rosters of the Ghost Lines Appendix 2: Chronology and Mileage Table of Abandonments Appendix 3: Abandoned Railroads by Counties Appendix 4: Kentucky's Abandoned Narrow Gauge Railroads Appendix 5: Abandoned Mileages by Trunk-Line Systems Appendix 6: Index and Cross References of Abandoned Line Names
Responsibility: Elmer G. Sulzer.

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