American-Rails.com Resources/Works Cited

As much as I have enjoyed studying railroad history the information presented here would have never been possible without a great deal of help from many friends and numerous resources. First and foremost I must thank the late John G. King for not only his friendship but also his unwavering willingness to provide me with many materials (sometimes offering stuff I would not even ask for!). Mr. King carried an incredible amount of knowledge during the industry's classic era, knew the Baltimore & Ohio's story in incredible detail, and during his life had amassed a stunning collection of archival material (books, slides, videos, documents, etc.). For being allowed access to just a tiny fraction of it, I am forever thankful. I must also give a big thanks to many railfan friends whom I have come to know, in some capacity, over the years; folks like Wade Massie, Drew Jacksich, Marty Bernard, Danny Robie, Warren Calloway, Ron Flanary, Doug Kroll, Tom Granville, Jon Wright, and others.  These individuals have graciously provided access to parts of their photographic collections.  Because of this I am incredibly grateful for their help.

Books and Periodicals (Updated As Of 3/12/17)

Adams, Kramer A.  Logging Railroads Of The West.  New York:  Bonanza Books, 1961.

Bernet, Gerard. Colorful Memories of Reading's Shamokin Division. RAE Publishing, Inc., 1999.

Boyd, Jim. American Freight Train, The. Osceola: MBI Publishing, 2001.

Bramson, Seth H.  Speedway To Sunshine: The Story Of the Florida East Coast Railway.  Richmond Hill: Boston Mills Press/Firefly Books, Inc, 2010 edition.

Chant, Christopher. History Of North American Rail, The. Edison: Chartwell Books, 2005.

Cohen, Ronald D. And McShane, Stephen G.  Moonlight In Duneland: The Illustrated Story Of The Chicago South Shore And South Bend Railroad.  Bloomington:  Indiana University Press, 2004 edition.

Cook, Roger And Zimmermann, Karl.  Western Maryland Railway, The:  Fireballs & Black Diamonds.  San Diego:  Howell-North Books, 1981.

Del Vecchio, Mike. Railroads Across America. Osceola: MBI Publishing, 1998.

DeNevi, Don. America's Fighting Railroads, A World War II Pictorial Hisotry. Missoula: Pictorial Histories Publishing Company, 1996.

Dixon, Thomas W. Appalachian Coal Mines & Railroads. Lynchburg: TLC Publishing, 1994.

Dixon, Thomas W. Chesapeake And Ohio Railway:  A Concise History And Fact Book.  Clifton Forge:  Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society, 2012.

Dixon, Thomas W. Chesapeake & Ohio K-4 Class 2-8-4 Steam Locomotives.  Clifton Forge:  Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society, 2013.

Dixon, Thomas W. Chesapeake & Ohio Passenger Service:  1847-1971.  Clifton Forge:  Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society, 2013.

Dixon, Thomas W. Chessie Era, The. Lynchburg: TLC Publishing, 1994.

Dixon, Thomas W. Norfolk & Western Steam:  The Last 30 Years.  Forest:  TLC Publishing, 2013.

Donovan Jr., Frank P. and Grant, H. Roger (Editor). Iowa Railroads. Iowa City:  University of Iowa Press, 2000.

Dorin, Patrick C.  An Illustrated Guide To American Freight Train Equipment.  Hudson:  Enthusiast Books, 2013.

Dorin, Patrick C.  Grand Trunk Western Railroad, The: A Canadian National Railway.  Seattle: Superior Publishing Company, 1977.

Dorin, Patrick C.  Santa Fe Passenger Trains In California: From The 1940s Thru Amtrak And More.  Forest: TLC Publishing, Inc., 2006.

Doughty, Geoffrey H.  New York Central's Great Steel Fleet, 1948-1967 (Revised Edition).  Lynchburg: TLC Publishing, Inc., 1999.

Fetters, Thomas.  Logging Railroads Of South Carolina.  Forest Park:  Heimburger House Publishing Company, 1990.

Fetters, Thomas.  Logging Railroads Of The Blue Ridge And Smoky Mountains, Volume I (Gold Mountain, Black Mountain And White Top).  Hillsboro: TimberTimes, 2007.

Fetters, Thomas.  Logging Railroads Of The Blue Ridge And Smoky Mountains, Volume 2 (Tallulah Falls, Anna Ruby Falls, And Jeffrey's Hell).  Hillsboro: TimberTimes, 2010.

Foster, Gerald. A Field Guide To Trains. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1996.

Garcilazo, Jeffery Marcos.  Traqueros: Mexican Railroad Workers In The United States, 1870-1930.  Denton: University Of North Texas Press, 2012.

Goolsby, Larry.  Atlantic Coast Line Passenger Service: The Postwar Years.  Lynchburg:  TLC Publishing, Inc., 1999.

Goolsby, Larry.  Seaboard Air Line Passenger Service, The Streamlined Era.  Forest:  TLC Publishing, 2011.

Gove, Bill.  Logging Railroads Of The Adirondacks.  Syracuse:  Syracuse University Press, 2006.

Gove, Bill.  Logging Railroads Of New Hampshire's North Country.  Littleton: Bondcliffs Books, 2010.

Grenard, Ross and Krause, John. Steam In The Alleghenies. Carstens Publications.

Grant, Roger H.  Corn Belt Route, The:  A History Of The Chicago Great Western Railroad Company.  DeKalb:  Northern Illinois University Press, 2008 edition.

Grant, Roger H.  Erie Lackawanna: Death Of An American Railroad, 1938-1992.  Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1994.

Grant, Roger H. And Donovan Jr., Frank P.  Iowa Railroads: The Essays Of Frank P. Donovan, Jr.  Iowa City: University Of Iowa Press, 2000.

Hain, Peter Murray.  Frank K. Hain And The Manhattan Railway Company: The Elevated Railway, 1875-1903.  Jefferson: McFarland & Company Inc., Publishers, 2011.

Halberstadt, Hans And April.  American Train Depot & Roundhouse, The.  Osceola:  Motorbooks International Publishers & Wholesalers, 1995.

Hanson, Robert H. West Point Route, The: The Atlanta & West Point Rail Road And The Western Railway Of Alabama.  Forest: TLC Publishing, Inc., 2006.

Harwood, Herbert H. Jr. Royal Blue Line. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 2002.

Heimburger, Donald J.  Illinois Central:  Main Line Of Mid-America.  Forest Park:  Heimburger House Publishing Company, 1995.

Helm, Robert A.  Clinchfield Railroad In the Coal Fields, The.  Lynchburg: TLC Publishing, Inc., 2004.

Hidy, Ralph W., Hidy, Muriel E., Scott, Roy V., And Hofsommer, Don L.  Great Northern Railway, The: A History.  Minneapolis:  University of Minnesota Press, 2004 edition.

Hilton, George.  American Narrow Gauge Railroads. Stanford:  Stanford University Press, 1990.

Hilton, George and Due, John. Electric Interurban Railways in America, The.  Stanford:  Stanford University Press, 2000.

Hilton, George W.  Ma & Pa, The:  A History Of The Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999 (Second Edition, Revised).

Hofsommer, Don L. Tootin' Louie, A History Of The Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway, The.  Minneapolis:  University of Minnesota Press, 2005.

Holland, Kevin J.  Passenger Trains Of Northern New England, In The Streamline Era.  Lynchburg:  TLC Publishing, 2004.

Johnston, Bob and Welsh, Joe. Art Of The Streamliner, The. New York: Andover Junction Publications, 2001.

Kelly, John.  Chicago & North Western, Photo Archive:  Passenger Trains Of The 400 Fleet.  Hudson:  Iconografix, 2006.

Kelly, John.  Great Northern Railway:  Route Of The Empire Builder.  Hudson: Iconografix, 2013.

Kelly, John.  Rock Island Railroad, Photo Archive:  Travel On The Rockets.  Hudson:  Iconografix, 2010.

Kline Jr. Benjamin F.G.  Tall Pines And Winding Rivers: The Logging Railroads Of Maryland.  Strasburg:  The Friends Of The Railroad Museum Of PA, 2007 (Second Edition).

King, Frank A.  Minnesota Logging Railroads.  Minneapolis:  University Of Minnesota Press, 2003 (First University Of Minnesota Press Edition).

Kirkland, John F. Diesel Builders, The:  Volume One, Fairbanks-Morse And Lima-Hamilton. Glendale: Interurban Press, 1985.

Kirkland, John F. Diesel Builders, The:  Volume Two, American Locomotive Company And Montreal Locomotive Works. Glendale: Interurban Press, 1989.

Kirkland, John F. Diesel Builders, The:  Volume Three, Baldwin Locomotive Works. Pasadena: Interurban Press, 1994.

Labbe, John T. and Replinger, Peter J.  Logging To The Salt Chuck.  Seattle:  North West Shore Line, 1990.

Lawson Jr., Thomas.  Logging Railroads Of Alabama.  Birmingham: Cabbage Stack Publishing, 1996.

Lewis, Lloyd D.  West Virginia Railroads Volume 4:  Virginian Railway.  Forest:  TLC Publishing, Inc., 2011.

Little, Stephen R. Andrews Geyser: Star Of The Mountain Railroad.  Bloomington:  AuthorHouse, 2012.

Little, Stephen R. Tunnels, Nitro And Convicts: Building The Railroad That Couldn't Be Built. Bloomington: AuthorHouse, 2010.

Loving Jr., Rush.  Men Who Loved Trains, The: The Story Of Men Who Battled Greed To Save An Ailing Industry. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2006.

Lucas, Robert E. And The AC&Y Historical Society.  Akron, Canton & Youngstown And Akron & Barberton Belt, In Color.  Scotch Plains:  Morning Sun Books, Inc., 2015.

Lynch, Peter E.  New Haven Passenger Trains.  St. Paul:  MBI Publishing Company, 2005.

Mailer, Stan.  Green Bay & Western.  Edmonds: Hundman Publishing, Inc., 1989.

Mainey, David. Baltimore & Ohio Steam In Color. Scotch Plains: Morning Sun Books, 2001.

Marvel, Bill. Rock Island Line, The.  Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2013.

McCready, Albert L. and Sagle, Lawrence W. (American Heritage).  Railroad In The Days Of Steam.  Mahwah:  Troll Associates, 1960.

McGuirk, Martin J. Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in the Potomac Valley. Waukesha: Kalmbach Publishing, 2001.

McKinney, Evan. High Iron To Fairbanks, A Novel: Building The Historic Alaska Railroad.  Polson: Mission Mountain Books, 2016.

McNeel, William.  The Durbin Route:  The Greenbrier Division of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway.  Charleston: Pictorial Histories Publishing Company, 1985. Revised edition, 2000.

Mencken, August.  Railroad Passenger Car, The: And Illustrated History Of The First Hundred Years With Accounts By Contemporary Passengers.  Baltimore:  The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000 edition.

Middleton, William D.  South Shore: The Last Interurban.  Bloomington:  Indiana University Press, 1999 edition.

Middleton, William D.  Traction Classics:  The Interurbans, Extra Fast And Extra Fare.  San Marino:  Golden West Books, 1985.

Mills Jr., Donald L.  Kanawha & Michigan Railroad, The: Bridge Line To The Lakes, 1888-1922.  Huntington:  Mid-Atlantic Highlands, 2010.

Murray, Tom.  Chicago & North Western Railway.  Minneapolis:  Voyageur Press, 2008.

Murray, Tom.  Southern Railway.  St. Paul:  Voyageur Press, 2007.

Official Guide Of The Railways, The. 8th ed. 102 vols. National Railway Publication Company: New York, January 1970.

Ogorek, Cynthia L. And Molony, Bill.  Images Of Rail: Chicago & Western Indiana Railroad.  Charleston:  Arcadia Publishing, 2016.

Overton, Richard. Burlington Route: A History Of The Burlington Lines. New York:  Alfred A Knopf, Inc. 1965.

Parker, Karen.  Chesapeake & Ohio:  Heavy Pacific Locomotives.  Clifton Forge,:  Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society, 2014.

Perata, David D.  Those Pullman Blues:  An Oral History Of The African-American Railroad Attendant.  Ruthven: David Perata Studios, 2014.

Plachno, Larry.  Story Of The Chicago Aurora & Elgin Railroad, The: 1 - Trackage.  Polo: Transportation Trails, 1986.

Plachno, Larry.  Story Of The Chicago Aurora & Elgin Railroad, The: 2 - History.  Polo: Transportation Trails, 1989.

Prince, Richard E.  Central Of Georgia Railway And Connecting Lines.  Salt Lake City:  Stanway - Wheelwright Printing Company, 1976.

Reynolds, Kirk and Oroszi, David. Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. Osceola: MBI Publishing, 2000.

Schafer, Mike. Caboose. Osceola: MBI Publishing, 1997.

Schafer, Mike. Classic American Railroads. Osceola: MBI Publishing, 1996.

Schafer, Mike. Classic American Railroads, Volume III. Osceola: MBI Publishing, 2003.

Schafer, Mike and McBride, Mike. Freight Train Cars. Osceola: MBI Publishing, 1999.

Schafer, Mike. More Classic American Railroads. Osceola: MBI Publishing, 2000.

Schafer, Mike and Solomon, Brian. Pennsylvania Railroad. Osceola: MBI Publishing, 1997.

Schafer, Mike and Welsh, Joe. Streamliners, History of a Railroad Icon. St. Paul: MBI Publishing, 2003.

Schafer, Mike. Vintage Diesel Locomotives. Osceola: MBI Publishing, 1998.

Schneider, Gregory L. Rock Island Requiem: The Collapse Of A Mighty Fine Line.  Lawrence: University Press Of Kansas, 2013.

Schult, Dain L.  Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis: A History Of "The Dixie Line."  Marceline: Walsworth Publishing Company, 2001.

Schwieterman, Joseph P.  When The Railroad Leaves Town:  Eastern United States.  Kirksville:  Truman State University Press, 2001.

Schwieterman, Joseph P.  When The Railroad Leaves Town:  Western United States.  Kirksville:  Truman State University Press, 2004.

Scribbins, Jim.  Hiawatha Story, The.  Minneapolis:  University of Minnesota Press, 2007.

Scribbins, Jim. Milwaukee Road Remembered.  Minneapolis:  University Of Minnesota, 2008 (Second Edition).

Severson, Jon A.  Delivered With Pride, A Pictorial History Of The Duluth, Winnipeg & Pacific Railroad.  Superior:  Savage Press, 2008.

Shaughnessy, Jim. The Rutland Road: Second Edition. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1997.

Shaughnessy, Jim.  Delaware & Hudson: The Bridge Line To New England And Canada.  Syracuse:  Syracuse University Press, 1997 edition.

Smith, Toby and Garrett, Klink.  Ten Turtles To Tucumcari.  Albuquerque: University Of New Mexico Press, 2003.

Solomon, Brian. Alco Locomotives. Minneapolis: Voyageur Press, 2009.

Solomon, Brian. American Diesel Locomotive, The. Osceola: MBI Publishing, 2000.

Solomon, Brian. Amtrak.  St. Paul: MBI Publishing Company, 2004.

Solomon, Brian.  Baldwin Locomotives.  Minneapolis:  Voyageur Press, 2009.

Solomon, Brian. Classic Locomotives, Steam And Diesel Power in 700 Photographs. Minneapolis:  Voyageur Press, 2013.

Solomon, Brian.  Classic Railroad Signals:  Semaphores, Searchlights, And Towers.  Minneapolis:  Quarto Publishing Group, 2015.

Solomon, Brian.  Electro-Motive E-Units and F-Units: The Illustrated History of North America's Favorite Locomotives.  Minneapolis:  Voyageur Press, 2011.

Solomon, Brian. Electric Locomotives. St. Paul: MBI Publishing, 2003.

Solomon, Brian.  Field Guide To Trains: Locomotives And Rolling Stock.  Minneapolis:  Quarto Publishing Group, 2016.

Solomon, Brian.  GE and EMD Locomotives:  The Illustrated History.  Minneapolis:  Voyageur Press, 2014.

Solomon, Brian.  Majesty Of Big Steam, The.  Minneapolis:  Quarto Publishing Group, 2015.

Solomon, Brian and Gruber, John. Milwaukee Road's Hiawatha's, The.  St. Paul: Voyageur Press, 2006.

Solomon, Brian and Schafer, Mike. New York Central Railroad. St. Paul: Andover Junction Publications, 2007.

Solomon, Brian. North American Railroad Family Trees.  Minneapolis:  Voyageur Press, 2013.

Solomon, Brian.  Railroad Signaling.  Minneapolis: Voyageur Press, 2010 (Softcover edition).

Solomon, Brian. Railroad Stations. New York: MetroBooks, 2000.

Solomon, Brian.  Railway Depots, Stations & Terminals.  Minneapolis:  Quarto Publishing Group, 2015.

Solomon, Brian. Railway Maintenance: The Men And Machines That Keep The Railroads Running.  St. Paul:  MBI Publishing Company, 2001.

Solomon, Brian. Southern Pacific Railroad. St. Paul: Voyageur Press, 2007.

Solomon, Brian.  Streamliners:  Locomotives And Trains In The Age Of Speed And Style. Minneapolis:  Voyageur Press, 2015.

Solomon, Brian. Working On The Railroad. St. Paul: MBI Publishing Company, 2006.

Stegmaier Jr., Harry.  Pennsylvania Railroad: Passenger Trains, Consists And Cars - 1952 (Volume 1, East-West Trains).  Lynchburg:  TLC Publishing, Inc., 2003.

Stover, John. Routledge Historical Atlas of the American Railroads, The. New York: Routledge, 1999.

Stringham, Paul H.  Illinois Terminal, The Electric Years.  Glendale: Interurban Press, 1989.

Thomas, William G.  Iron Way, The: Railroads, The Civil War, And The Making Of Modern America.  New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2011.

Trains Magazine, Kalmbach Publishing Company.

Trostel, Scott D. Detroit, Toledo And Ironton Railroad, The: Henry Ford's Railroad.  Fletcher: Cam-Tech Publishing, 1988.

Trzoniec, Stanley W.  Vintage & Modern Diesel Locomotives: Prime Movers Of America.  Minneapolis:  Voyageur Press, 2015.

Tyre, Peg (Editorial Director).  Amtrak:  An American Story.  Washington:  National Railroad Passenger Corporation, 2011.

Wegman, Mark.  American Passenger Trains And Locomotives Illustrated.  New York:  Crestline, 2008.

Warden, William E. Norfolk & Western Railway's Magnificent Mallets, The Y Class 2-8-8-2s. TLC Publishing, 1993.

Warden, William E. West Virginia Logging Railroads. Lynchburg: TLC Publishing, 1993.

Welsh, Joe.  Baltimore & Ohio's Capitol Limited And National Limited.  St. Paul:   MBI Publishing, 2007.

Welsh, Joe: Holland, Kevin: and Howes, Bill.  Cars Of Pullman, The.  Minneapolis:  Voyageur Press, 2010.

Welsh, Joe and Holland, KevinUnion Pacific Railroad.  Minneapolis:  Voyageur Press, 2009.

Westwood, John. Illustrated History Of The Railroads. Stamford: Longmeadow Press, 1994.

White Jr., John H.  American Railroad Freight Car, The: From The Wood-Car Era To The Coming Of Steel.  Baltimore:  The John Hopkins University Press, 1993.

White Jr., John H.  American Railroad Passenger Car, The: Part 1.  Baltimore:  The John Hopkins University Press, 1985 edition.

Withers, Bob. Baltimore & Ohio Railroad In West Virginia, The. Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2007.

Withers, Bob. Baltimore & Ohio Pacific Locomotives:  Handsome Passenger Workhorses. Forest:  TLC Publishing, 2013.

Withers, Bob. Trackside around West Virginia, 1963-1968. Scotch Plains: Morning Sun Books, 2006.

Woodland, Dale W. Reading Diesels, Volume II. Laurys Station: Garrigues House, Publishers, 1995.

Woodland, Dale W. Reading In The Conrail Era, The. Telford: Silver Brook Junction Publishing Company, 1998.

Yenne, Bill.  Santa Fe Chiefs.  St. Paul: TLC Publishing Company, 2005.

Zoellner, Tom.  Train.  New York:  Penguin Group, 2014.

Individuals

Bernard, Marty

Custer, Jerry (Estate)

Derrick, Mike

Dumas, Lawrence J.

Flanary, Ron

Granville, Tom

Jacksich, Drew

John G. King Collection

Kitchen, Rob

Kotuby, Randy

Kroll, Doug

Kuhl, Cliff

Lowry, Loyd

Massie, Wade

McMains, Garth

Morris, Gary

Moss, Linton

Patton, John - Yellowstone Train Repairs

Rackley, Brian

Riffle, Curtis

Robie, Danny

Sol, Michael (Milwaukee Road Archives)

Thomas, Mike

Walter, Jason

Wright, Jon

Young, J.J.

Organizations And Museums

Arcadia Publishing

Association of American Railroads

Freight Rail Works (A division of the AAR)

Bureau of Transportation Statistics

Museum of the Rockies at Montana State University

NCDOT Rail Division

Railroad Station Historical Society, Inc.

Reading Company Technical & Historical Society

White River Valley Museum

Wilmington Railroad Museum

Websites

Diesel Shop, The

NationalAtlas.gov

Steamlocomotive dot Com

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