by Bob Withers
Noted railroad author and B&O historian Bob Withers does a great job telling this important part of the West Virginia Railroads story. The B&O entered the state in the 1830s and grew with the development of the coal and lumber industries.
Contains over 200 photos, most never before published.
About the author:
Author Bob Withers is a retired reporter and copy editor for the Herald-Dispatch in Huntington, West Virginia, and a bi-vocational Baptist pastor. He and his wife, Sue Ann, have three daughters and three grandchildren. He is the author of two previous booksâ€”The President Travels by Train (TLC Publishing, 1996 and 2004) and Trackside around West Virginia, 1963â€“1968 (Morning Sun Books, 2006)â€”and several magazine articles on railroading.