Title: History of the Louisville & Nashville ...
Publisher: MacMillan, New York
Publication Date: 1972
Book Condition: Very Good+
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: 1st Printing
592 pages 70 photographs After the Civil War, the Louisville & Nashville Railroad took the lead among southern railroads in developing rail systems and organizing transcontinental travel. Clean. Bookseller Inventory # 003948
" After the Civil War, the Louisville & Nashville Railroad took the lead among southern railroads in developing rail systems and organizing transcontinental travel. Through two world wars, federal government control, internal crises, external dissension, the Depression, and the great Ohio River flood of 1937, the L&N Railroad remained one of the country's most efficient lines. It is a southern institution and a railroad buff's dream. When eminent railroad historian Maury Klein's definitive History of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad was first published in 1972, it quickly became one of the most sought after books on railroad history. This new edition both restores a hard-to-find classic to print and provides a new introduction by Klein detailing the L&N's history in the thirty years since the book was first published.
About the Author: Maury Klein, professor of history at the University of Rhode Island, is the author of several books, including Unfinished Business: The Railroad in American Life and The Life and Legend of E.H. Harriman.
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