Lehigh Valley - The Final Years: 1965-1976 Lv Lvrr Railroad
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Brand-new copy of LEHIGH VALLEY - The Final Years: 1965-1976 sold by publisher.Summary:This extensive history of the Lehigh Valley Railroad covers the railroad's waning years, from its spiral into bankruptcy to its inclusion in Conrail. With over a year and a half of academic research in historical collections and original Lehigh Valley Railroad documents, author and railroad history scholar Rudy Garbely presents entirely new information about the last years of the railroad's existence. The text is supplemented with 141 photographs and multiple appendixes that include a full set of Lehigh Valley Railroad financial information and a complete locomotive roster with locomotive dispositions and modern day locations.
Details:Hardcover - 108 Pages
Released: January 1, 2013
Publisher: The Garbely Publishing Company Reviews:"I have just finished reading every page of [the book], and it is outstanding! . . . [Garbely has] presented the facts in a most comprehensive, but extremely readable, format. I had intended to skim over it today, and read it at my leisure, but when I got into the first few pages, I found that I could not put it down. For any student of the LV, [Garbely deserves] the utmost credit." - Hays Watkins, former chairman of the Chesapeake & Ohio, Chessie System, and CSX from 1971-1988 "Mr. Garbely has done an amazing piece of original research. . . . He did a magnificent job in both the conception and execution of this paper. . . . So few students are interested in business and corporate history, and Mr. Garbely is exceptionally talented at it." - Dr. Richard Saunders, Jr., professor of history at Clemson University and author of Merging Lines: American Railroads, 1900-1970 and Main Lines: Rebirth of the North American Railroads, 1970–2002