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Kanawha & Michigan Railroad, The
Donald L. Mills Jr.
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The Kanawha & Michigan Railroad

Bridgeline to the Lakes 1888-1922

By Donald L. Mills, Jr.

Color laminated hardcover, 8.5x11, 218 pages, many b/w photos, map, acknowledgements, equipment list, 2010.

"Hand signals, and many other longtime railroad traditions, are fast becoming a lost art. That's the missing dimension that Donald L Mills, Jr., is helping to fill in the his history of the Kanawha & Michigan Railway Co., a predecessor component of Norfolk Southern that operated between Corning, Ohio, and Gauley Bridge, West Virginia, more than a century ago. His research unearthed dozens of rare photographs, faded newspaper articles and home spun reminiscences from dusty library shelves, steamer trunks stowed in spider-infested attics, and almost-forgotten memories of people who lived in an age when railroads were king."