Eastern Kentucky Railway (Paperback)

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One of Arcadia's best books

on 7/6/2007

I have collected almost every series of rail. I had a sneak peak of Terry Baldridge's "Eastern Kentucky Railway". It honestly tells the story of one of the first trains in Appalachia West Virginia, Ohio, and Kentucky. I hope to see Mr. Baldridge around at the traing shows and I hope my fellow Rail Enthusiast will welcome him and his book. Hats off to you!!!!

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In 1865, as the Civil War was drawing to a close, plans were underway in Boston for a railroad construction project to begin in Greenup County, Kentucky. Eventually the Eastern Kentucky Railway Company would extend its main track through two more counties, Carter and Lawrence. Spanning just 36 miles of main track from Riverton to Webbville, the
Eastern Kentucky Railway became a lifeline for the economic and social activities of the people of northeastern Kentucky. Even though the original plan of extending the railway much farther south and bridging the Ohio River to the north never came about, the railway struggled along for more than 65
years. Many people who grew up along the line passed their experiences to younger generations; some, like Jesse Stuart, wrote about them. This volume will show life along the rail line that lent its name to the highways now running its route.

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Publisher Arcadia Pub
Mfg Part# 9780738552767
SKU 204700825
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0738552763
Release Date 9/1/2007
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Number of Pages 0127
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