Chris Dickon

In the 1880s, New York railroad magnate Alexander Cassatt created the New York, Philadelphia, & Norfolk Railroad, forming a vital link between two major East Coast cities following the Civil War. This heavily-researched book describes how Cassatt used barges and passenger ferries to cross the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay from Cape Charles to Norfolk, telling the story of a small railroad built with remarkable audacity.

Paperback; 128 pages; 6.5 x 0.3 x 9.2 inches; ISBN: 978-0738542430

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Description / Images of Rail: Eastern Shore Railroad Book

Chris Dickon

In the 1880s, New York railroad magnate Alexander Cassatt created the New York, Philadelphia, & Norfolk Railroad, forming a vital link between two major East Coast cities following the Civil War. This heavily-researched book describes how Cassatt used barges and passenger ferries to cross the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay from Cape Charles to Norfolk, telling the story of a small railroad built with remarkable audacity.

Paperback; 128 pages; 6.5 x 0.3 x 9.2 inches; ISBN: 978-0738542430

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