North American Steam Locomotive Builders and Their Insignia

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The New York Central was succeeded in 1968 by the Penn Central Transportation Company, which was itself succeeded in 1976 by Conrail. Bytown was renamed Ottawa in 1855 and the railway became the Ottawa and Prescott Railway Company, now part of Canadian Pacific. 1855, March 19 - The vehicular suspension bridge across the Niagara Gorge (built in 1848) is strengthened for the passage of railway trains. This photo showing the 4501, open air car and 900 caboose at Sellwood station.

Pages: 266

Publisher: TLC Publishing; First Edition edition (November 1, 2006)

ISBN: 097662012X

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