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New PDF release: Akron Railroads (Images of Rail)

By Craig Sanders

ISBN-10: 0738541419

ISBN-13: 9780738541419

ISBN-10: 1540200841

ISBN-13: 9781540200846

The self-described "rubber capital of the world," Akron was once the house of diverse rubber factories that made tires for America's burgeoning vehicle undefined. a number of the uncooked fabrics had to create rubber arrived through rail, and the completed items moved to industry in freight autos. The city's significant railroads incorporated the Baltimore and Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Erie Railroads, yet 3 local companies, 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 e-book chronicles the ever-changing Akron railroad scene because the club's founding in 1936.

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