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With a quarter of a century behind it, Norfolk Southern is one of the oldest Class 1 railroads operating in North America. This illustrated history tells how Norfolk Southern came to be what it is today, form the merger of two of American railroading most legendary routes - Southern Railway and Norfolk and Western - through it's rise to the heights of the world's leading transport companies. After a history of the railroads that became Norfolk Southern, author Richard Borkowski explores the railroad's corporate history and operating structure, and details the specific operations that go into the line's customer-oriented approach, including its vast intermodal network. Along with each of Norfolk Southern's eleven operating divisions, this book offers a close look at motive power, a wealth of colour photographs, and a specially commissioned system map.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780760332498
ISBN-10: 0760332495
Format: Hardback
(269mm x 209mm x 18mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Voyageur Press Inc
Publisher: Voyageur Press Inc
Publish Date: 7-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United States


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Author Biography - Richard C Borkowski

Richard Borkowski has been writing books and magazine articles about railroads for fifteen years. He is also an employee of Norfolk Southern, having moved through the ranks form conductor to dispatcher to his current position as coordinator in the railroad's Transportation Planning Department.