Pennsylvania Railroad Locomotives

Author: John Kelly
Publisher: Enthusiast Books
ISBN: 9781583883495
Format: PDF, Docs
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The Pennsylvania Railroad experimented with different builders and type of locomotives until they found the best design. Highlighted are various classes of steam locomotives like the K4 4-6-2, S1 6-4-4-6 Duplex and T1 4-4-4-4 Duplex, diesel's like Alco RS models, Baldwin end-cab switchers, Fairbanks-Morse Train Master, Electro-Motive GP series, F-units and E-units, along with the legendary bi-directional, center-cab GG1 electric locomotive. Also featured with this collection of previously unpublished archival photos are a system map, timetables, advertising and locomotive designs by well known industrial designer Raymond Loewy. Revised edition with 16 pages of color and revised and expanded captions.

Great American Railroad Journeys

Author: Michael Portillo
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1471151522
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Great American Railroad Journeys sees the famous brand of social-history-cum-travelogue venture to the New World. Across multiple programmes and using Appleton's General Guide To The United States & Canada as reference, Michael Portillo now undertakes an epic trip by train from New York and Boston on the East Coast down to the Deep South of Atlanta and New Orleans, then on to Chicago, Colorado, New Mexico and ultimately finishing in San Francisco. This lavishly illustrated official tie-in covers each journey Portillo makes across North America and captures the colour, beauty, history and exhilaration experienced when journeying through this incredible continent. Packed with new maps, as well as originals from Appleton's General Guide, this book explores the construction of rail routes across the continent in the 1800s, as a new nation was built by the immigrant masses. Truly this is a colourful and exciting enterprise, with vignettes of revealing social history displaying the rich tapestry of the peoples who established themselves in this vast new world. Great American Railroad Journeys is a must-have purchase for any fan of this unique and award-winning travel series.

Massacre at Duffy s Cut Tragedy Conspiracy on the Pennsylvania Railroad

Author: William E. Watson and J. Francis Watson
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1467139084
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Fifty-seven Irish immigrant laborers arrived in the port of Philadelphia in June 1832 to work on Pennsylvania's Philadelphia and Columbia Railroad. Contractor Philip Duffy soon hired them to work a stretch of track in rural Chester County known as Duffy's Cut. They all perished within six weeks. For more than 180 years, the railroad maintained that cholera was to blame and kept the historical record under lock and key. In a harrowing modern-day excavation of their mass grave, a group of academics and volunteers found evidence some of the laborers were murdered. Authors and research leaders Dr. William E. Watson and Dr. J. Francis Watson reveal the tragedy, mystery and discovery of what really happened at Duffy's Cut.

Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

Author: Christopher B. Mueller
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454882573
Format: PDF
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Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, 2017 Statutory Supplement With Advisory Committee Notes, Selected Provisions of the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure, Selected Federal Statutes, the Federal Rule of Evidence, the United States Constitution, and Supplementary Cases, Notes, and Other Materials

Key Lock Lantern News 47

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Issue #47 (September/October 2017) of the bi-monthly digital newsletter of Key Lock & Lantern, a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of transportation and railroad history and memorabilia.