Akron Railroads (Images of Rail) by Craig Sanders PDF

By Craig Sanders

The self-described "rubber capital of the world," Akron used to be the house of diverse rubber factories that made tires for America's burgeoning motor vehicle undefined. the various uncooked fabrics had to create rubber arrived by way of rail, and the completed items moved to marketplace in freight automobiles. The city's significant railroads integrated the Baltimore and Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Erie Railroads, yet 3 nearby providers, the Akron, Canton and Youngstown, the Wheeling and Lake Erie, and the Akron and Barberton Belt, additionally served Akron-area industries. Written in cooperation with the Akron Railroad membership, this booklet chronicles the ever-changing Akron railroad scene because the club's founding in 1936.

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