The Virginian railway

ghosts of slavery and legends of the cotton kingdoms by William R. Archer

Publisher: Arcadia Pub. in Mount Pleasant, SC

Written in English
Published: Pages: 15 Downloads: 475
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Subjects:

  • Railroads -- Virginia -- History,
  • Postcards

Edition Notes

StatementWilliam R.
SeriesPostcards of America
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTF25.V53 A75 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination15 leaves :
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19286803M
ISBN 100738525170
ISBN 109780738525174
LC Control Number2007931277
OCLC/WorldCa166367436

The Virginian EL-C, later known as the New Haven EF-4 and E33, was an electric locomotive built for the Virginian Railway by General Electric in August They were the first successful production locomotives to use Ignitron (mercury arc) rectifier technology. Although they proved to be a successful design, no more EL-Cs were built, due to the small number of railroads that had Builder: General Electric. The Virginian Railway was known for gigantic steam locomotives, electrics, and Fairbanks-Morse diesels, all purchased for the purpose of hauling heavy coal trains out of West Virginia. After merger into Norfolk & Western in late , much of the road still exists under Norfolk Southern and has been well-recorded in this : Morning Sun Books.   The largest and most comprehensive book to be written on the Virginian Railway is pages, hardback, /2″ by 11″, and written by award winning author Aubrey Wiley of Lynchburg. With over color and classic black-and-white pictures, the book tells the story of a most modern, colorful and interesting railroad. The processing, arrangement, and description of the Virginian Railway Company Photographs, Amonate, Virginia was completed in November Historical Note Created in from the merger of two existing railroads, the Virginian Railway Company (VGN) operated as an entity until , at which point it became part of the Norfolk & Western Railway.

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The Virginian Railway by William R. Archer & The Princeton Railroad Museum and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Virginian Railway was one of the last great systems built in this country.

The vision of oil tycoon Henry Rogers and engineer William Page it had but The Virginian railway book single purpose, hauling coal.

Constructed to extremely high-standards its main line was less than miles but a constant irritation to the much larger Norfolk & Western. The Virginian paved the way for many more westerns by such authors as Zane Grey, Louis L'Amour and several others.

The novel was adapted from several short stories published in Harper's Magazine and the Saturday Evening Post between Nov and May Author: Owen Wister, (). Aubrey Wiley's new book, Virginian Railway Pictorial - Pictures and Stories, is the first new book on the Virginian Railway in many years, and the largest in over 40 contains over vintage pictures in black & white from his and other private collections of the railroad's trains, equipment, structures and locations as well as many stories from former VGN employees and people who Author: Aubrey Wiley.

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The Virginian Railway was a sister railroad to the larger N&W Railway. This page is for sharing historic photos of the VGN's vast locomotive Followers: VIRGINIAN RAILWAY PICTORIAL-Aubrey Wiley pages hardcover Aubrey Wiley's new book, Virginian Railway Pictorial - Pictures and Stories, is the first new book on the Virginian Railway in many years, and the largest in over 40 years.

It contains. The Virginian Railway existed as a separate entity for only a half century, but that period of American history witnessed two world wars and the emergence of the United States as a global superpower.

Henry Huddleston Rogers, who marshaled the development of the U.S. oil industry through his leadership of Standard Oil, invested $30 million of Brand: Arcadia Publishing SC. The author of Virginian Railway Memories grew up alongside the Virginian, and for a while, he had the run of the railroad as a young photographer.

The personal relationship he had with the railroad and its people shows through and gives the reader a rare look beyond the typical histories and photographs.

The Virginian Railway (VGN) operated in Virginia and West Virginia between and It was created primarily to haul bituminous coal from southern West Virginia to the seaports in the Tidewater area of Virginia.

The VGN started out as a small mile short line called Deepwater Railway in order to access the coal mines in the more rugged mountainous areas of West Virginia.

Very Good+ in Very Good+ jacket. 4to-over 9¾"" Tall. pp/illus/maps with large color fold-out map inside rear cover. It is a story of the men and machines and money which built and operated the Virginian railway.

The dream of one man, the purpose of many the RR was designed to bring coal from West Va. to the Va. Range: $25 - $ The Virginian Railway in the Norfolk Southern Era by Kurt Reisweber. This is a NEW BOOK (not used).

We handle all books with white gloves (no fingerprints on your book). A Railroad Bookmark is included with each book. Book is wrapped and mailed in a top-quality, durable Rating: % positive. The Virginian Railway was known for gigantic steam locomotives, electrics, and FM diesels, all purchased for the purpose of hauling heavy coal trains out of West Virginia.

After merger into N&W in latemuch of the road still exists under Norfolk Southern and has been well-recorded in this book. Fans Of The Norfolk & Western And Virginian Railway has 5, members.

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The Virginian Railway was an amazing organization, with many unique features. Although it was merged into the N&W ininterest in the VGN continues strongly today.

Numerous books have been written, and in fact seem to be appearing more frequently in recent years. Read about the Virginian Railway in a PDF of the article: "A Bit of Flair in the Coalfields" published in the Fall issue of Classic Trains in the Fallen Flags Remembered ad the story by clicking on the PDF below.

The Virginian Railway existed as a separate entity for only a half century, but that period of American history witnessed two world wars and the emergence of the United States as a global superpower. Henry Huddleston Rogers, who marshaled the development of the U.S. oil industry through his leadership of Standard Oil, invested $30 million of Brand: ArcadiaPublishing.

Jun 2, - This board is dedicated to the locomotives of the Virginian Railway. Be sure to check out our Facebook Page, The Virginian Railway, for daily shared photographs of the VGN.

See more ideas about The virginian, Locomotive and Steam locomotive pins. In his book The Virginian Railway (Kalmbach, ), author H. Reid described some of the tactics used. Reid recalled that on a Sunday in February,a group of 35 surveyors from New York disguised themselves as fishermen and rode to the location aboard a N&W passenger train.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Reid, H. Virginian Railway. [Milwaukee, Kalmbach Pub. Co., ] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors. This book is focuses on the diesel and electric locomotive operation on the Virginian Railway that ran from Norfolk, VA to West Virginia.

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Free shipping for many products. The Virginian was a relative latecomer to the coal fields as its mile mainline from Norfolk, Virginia to Deepwater, West Virgina wasn’t completed until The Virginian was the result of a merger between the Deepwater Railway in the coal fields and the Tidewater Railway out of Hampton Roads, VA.

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VIRGINIAN RAILWAY SIGNAL ASPECTS from VGN Rulebook Dated June 1, RAILFAN GUIDES HOME The Virginian designation for this locomotive was the EL-C.

I was a kid back in the 60's when these things ran, and soon after "it" became the Penn Central, PC replaced them with my second fav diesel engine inthe DL, aka RSThe Virginian Railway. by H. Reid starting at $ The Virginian Railway. has 0 available edition to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.The Virginian Railway (AAR reporting mark VGN) was a Class I railroad located in Virginia and West Virginia in the United VGN was created to transport high quality "smokeless" bituminous coal from southern West Virginia to port at Hampton Roads.

In a classic story of business intrigue, founders William Nelson Page, a coal mining engineer and manager of apparently limited means and Reporting marks: VGN.