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Chesapeake & Ohio, Mail by Rail
Stock #: KB11166
Author: Thomas W. Dixon Jr.
Publisher: Chesapeake and Ohio Historical Society
A complete history of the transportation of mail by C&O and its predecessors from 1837 to 1969. Photos and roster of all steel-era mail-carrying cars on the C&O (both full railway post offices and apartment RPOs-mail and express cars) both interior and exterior views. Roster of wooden-era cars with many photographs from the early years. Detailed historical background on railway mail transportation. Complete lists of all railway post office routes operated by C&O and its principal predecessors (excluding Pere Marquette). Fully illustrated with over 100 photographs, drawings, and post marks. This is believed to be the most complete record and history of railway mail service operations on a single railway. Read and learn of this massive, complicated, and highly-efficient system both on the C&O and nationwide. Soft cover.
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