Complete history of N&Ws post-WWII flagship train, including the first equipment of 1946, the competely re-equipped train of 1949, with details on all the cars and motive power. Included in the book is a general album of the train during its life over the entire N&W system. Text gives a detailed history of the train from concept to retirement, schedules, connections, and changes. One of America's most famous trains.
Thomas W. Dixon, Jr. has studied and written about C& O subjects for many years. He organized and has served as president of the Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society since its inception in 1969. He has authored or co-authored 18 books, mostly on C& O subjects and hundreds of magazine articles and pamphlets.