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The Louisville and Nashville Railroad, 1850-1963 Paperback – November 13, 2009

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 408 pages
  • Publisher: The University Press of Kentucky (November 13, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0813193184
  • ISBN-13: 978-0813193182
  • Product Dimensions: 7 x 0.8 x 10 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.9 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,624,133 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"A classic and thorough history of an American institution." -- Bookman News, Library Booknotes

"Interesting and well illustrated. It should be a welcome gift for anyone who likes to read about railroads or the history of those states connected by the L & N Railroad." -- Bowling Green Daily News

"This is the best history of the L&N." -- Bulletin of the Railroad Station Historical Society

"Provides a well-written and richly detailed narrative of the evolution of America's railroads of the world they did so much to shape." -- Carlos Schwantes

"A 'jewel' in railroad history." -- McCormick (SC) Messenger

"Illustrated with a veritable treasure trove of photographs and drawings spanning the life of the company." -- R. Lyle Key Jr.

"An important work for Tennessee and railroad history." -- Tennessee Librarian

"Herr has the knack for telling some fascinating tales about the L&N and its service territory." -- Historian

"A lively and broad look at 'The Old Reliable.'" -- Trains

"It is a welcome event that this book is once again available." -- Anniston (AL) Star

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I have NOT found any book written, that is available to read, that is more factual than Mr Herr's book. This has dates and facts that are valuable to the reader. I highly reccomend this book.
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