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The Street railways of Roanoke, Virginia 1887-1948

Author: James E Dalmas
Publisher: Roanoke, Va. : Historical Society of Western Virginia, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James E Dalmas
ISBN: 0971053162 9780971053168
OCLC Number: 70665795
Notes: The author is a Roanoke native and graduate of Virginia Tech. Now a retired engineering manager for AlliedSignal (formerly Bendix Corporation) in Baltimore, MD, Mr. Dalmas was a charter member of the Baltimore Streetcar Museum and served as president of that organization from 1970 to 1980. --from "About the author."
Description: viii, 152 pages : illustrations, photographs, facsimiles ; 28 cm
Contents: Historical overview --
Preface --
Acknowledgements --
Chapter 1. Introduction --
Chapter 2. The Electric street railway of Roanoke begins --
Chapter 3. Streetcar routes and the development of Roanoke --
Chapter 4. Facilities --
Chapter 5. Rolling stock --
Chapter 6. The Electric business --
Chapter 7. Organization and management --
Chapter 8 Mountain Park --
Chapter 9. The Mill Mountain Incline --
Chapter 10. Bus transit evolves in Roanoke --
Chapter 11. Just tracks --
Chapter 12. The Final years --
Sources --
Index.
Responsibility: James E. Dalmas.

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