West Virginia Railroads Volume 5: Geared Loggers

West Virginia Railroads Volume 5: Geared Loggers

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West Virginia Railroads Vol. 5:  Geared Loggers  by Thomas W Dixon, Jr.  This fifth volume in the West Virginia series deals with the three types of geared steam locomotives used:  Shays,...
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West Virginia Railroads Vol. 5:  Geared Loggers  by Thomas W Dixon, Jr.  This fifth volume in the West Virginia series deals with the three types of geared steam locomotives used:  Shays, Climaxes, and Heislers. There is a chapter on each of these and how they operated with their advantages and disadvantages.  A chapter is included on logging in West Virginia in general including the mills and how transportation of logs from the woods to the mill was done.  This book contains over 150 illustrations with extended captions and much new material that will be useful to those interested in logging operations.  Hardbound.  112 pages.