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Sold Date: 12/30/2007
Channel: Online Auction
Source: eBay

is the February 1944 issue of Railroad Magazine w one of the feature articles is on the Tionesta Valley Railroad, the last narrow-gage railroad in Pennsylvania lumber country. It ran from Hallton to Clarendon and began in 1882 when the growing sawmill town of Sheffield in Warren County needed a rail outlet for its products. All the history is to include several rare photographs. T is also a roster of all locomotives of the Tionesta Valley RR by number, by type, by builder and the fate of each one. VERY obscure information! Other key articles are: 1. Single Track--the Canadian Pacific Railroad in Maine, 2. The Return of Eddie Sand--fiction about early steam railroading, 3. Lidgerwood Track--retooling locomotive wheels to fit new track, 4. Locomotive of the Month--Central of Georgia 4-8-4, 5. Electric Lines--The Hobble-Skirt Trolley Car, 6. High Wheeler--fiction about early steam railroading, 7. Train Dispatcher's Tools--circa 1944, 8. The Countess Travels Again--Canadian Pacific's COUNTESS OF DUFFERIN locomotive--No. 1--arrived in Winnepeg in 1877 and saw many years of service in the Rockies, 9. The Boys Go Hunting--true story of early steam railroading on the Rock Island Line in 1906, plus MUCH MORE to include dozens of period ads, news-of-the-day snippets, rail line news, photos, etc.

Magazine is the February 1944 issue of Railroad Magazine in VERY GOOD CONDITION containing 146 pages.

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