Delta route: A history of the Columbus & Greenville Railway

By: Saillard, Louis R

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Well-done history of the Columbus & Greenville Railway, from the chartering of the Greenville, Deer Creek & Rolling Fork, the driving of the first spike on the Greenville, Columbus & Birmingham, the creation of the Georgia Western, and the Georgia Pacific, the sale to Illinois Central Gulf, and the re-emergence of an independent Columbus & Greenville in 1975. This book was written to celebrate the railroad's 100th birthday. With rosters of steam and diesel locomotives, doodlebugs, and cabooses. Illustrated throughout with black and white photos, maps, schematics, timetables, and ephemera. With extensive bibliography. End papers show map, gradient profile and schematics for Mikado locomotive. 106 Pages with index.; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 108 pages

Book Title: Delta route: A history of the Columbus & Greenville Railway

Author Name: Saillard, Louis R

Categories: Transportation,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: The Railway: 1981

Binding (hardback, paperback, etc.): Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket

Seller ID or SKU: 62738

Keywords: Railroad Mississippi Southern Railway Company Greenville Railway Columbus & Greenville Railway,