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9 edition of Civil War railroads & models found in the catalog.

Civil War railroads & models

by Edwin P. Alexander

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by C. N. Potter : distributed by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- Models,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Transportation

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Edwin P. Alexander.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTF197 .A398 1977
      The Physical Object
      Pagination255 p. :
      Number of Pages255
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4538469M
      ISBN 100517530732
      LC Control Number77004680
      OCLC/WorldCa2874383

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Condition was as advertized and shipped in a timely manner. The content is good; lots of pictures of civil war scenes with railroad equipment included. The drawings of railroad cars are not as clear as I would have liked, but are okay for creating models.

Plenty of pictures showing completed models from the s. Overall, a good buy/5(11). Civil Civil War railroads & models book Railroads and Models. Classic study of the railroads during the American Civil War, the first war to use them extensively.

Covers railroad and non-railroad structures, US military railroads and locomotives, Northern and Southern locomotives, the Baltimore & Ohio's locomotives, passenger and freight cars, armored cars, military supply bases and camps, ordnance, and the facilities in/5.

Civil War Railroads & Models Hardcover – January 1, by Edwin P. Alexander (Author)/5(10). Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Alexander, Edwin P.

Civil War railroads & models. New York: Fairfax Press: Distributed by Crown. In Railroads of the Civil War: An Illustrated History, Michael Leavy uses compelling period photographs and drawings and a rich narrative to reevaluate and illuminate the role of railroads in the Civil War.

In addition to identifying details about the various trains and ancillary equipment and buildings in the illustrations, the author explains how trains influenced the outcome of battles and the war /5(10).

This book combines two of my greatest interest, Railroads and the Civil War. After many, many hours searching websites and trying to collect Civil War era railroad photos, I came across this book. It was published back in the 60's, but Amazon connected me with someone willing to part with their copy/5(11).

I strongly recommend George Abdill's book on railroads of the civil war, which uses actual civil war era photos. There was no one make or type ofgiven that the military was ordering up its own but also commandeered locomotives from the railroads.

As part of building the Mound City layout, I have had to learn about Civil War era railroad equipment.

It is clear that railroading in the early days was tough and full of hazards. I will be showing the partially completed layout at the Small Layout Design Meet on June 1, I prepared the following to help explain the equipment and why it may look “different” from what people are.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 31 cm: Contents: Historical background --Track construction: actual and scale --Railroad structures --Nonrailroad structures --Railroad bridges --U.S.

military railroads and locomotives --Northern locomotives --Baltimore and Ohio locomotives --Southern locomotives --Passenger cars --Freight cars.

As William Thomas points out in his book, "The Iron Way: Railroads, The Civil War, And The Making Of Modern America," 75% of its lines had been constructed only in the s. The railroad may have still been a relatively new technology during the midth century but the need for heavier rail, reinforced bridges, and durable rights-of-way to.

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New York: Clarkson N. Potter, First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Illustrated. This book is the definitive work on Civil War railroads and models. Profusely illustrated with photos and drawings. Two toned cloth with gold spine lettering.

No writing in the book. Dog-eared pages. pp., index. Dust jacket is price clipped. 'Civil War Railroads & Models' by Edwin P. Alexander 'For all railroad fans, historians, and model railroad builders, this is the definitive work on Civil War railroads and models.

Profusely illustrated with photographs and drawings, it is the result of many years of research by the renowned authority on railroads Edwin P. Alexander. Hobbylinc carries 8 civil war model trains at discounts up to 14% including railroad scenery, freight cars, trackside accessories, buildings, and parts.

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Excellent condition with no writing present or missing pages. pages with illustrations/photos on nearly every page. Approximately 11” by 9” in size. 1st Edition. Shipped with USPS Media Mail. Payment is expected within five days after Rating: % positive.

A decade before the Civil War, the Western & Atlantic Railroad connected Chattanooga with Atlanta and the port cities of Charleston, Augusta, and Savannah. Afterthe W&A was a lifeline for the Confederacy, linking the Upland South with the critical rail junction at Atlanta.

Autor: Edwin P. Alexander Tytuł: Civil War Railroads & Models Wydawca: Clarkson N, Potter, Inc. Przedstawione na stronie internetowej: Rok: Stron: Język: English In the course of researching general railroad history, one could find the subject of Civil War railroads covered in articles, reports, reminiscences, stories of various events, descriptions of famous.

This is a true craftman in his exhibit, knowledge, and operation on this great 2 rail O model railroad that represents the USMRR operations in the deep South during the Civil War.

Civil War Railroad Strategies Shortly thereafter, the railroads were used during the Civil War in America () not just to transport soldiers and supplies, but were also used in a major way for strategic military planning and operations.

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