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(preliminary): PART I-IRON HORSES OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY
PART II-L&N EXPANSION (1896 to 1929)
PART III-TWENTIETH CENTURY STEAM LOCOMOTIVES
PART IV-STEAM PASSENGER AND FREIGHT TRAINS
PART V-L&N STEAMBOAT AND PORT OPERATIONS
PART VI-BACKSHOPS AND ROUNDHOUSES OF THE L&N RRAPPENDIX
INDEX
BLUE PRINT STEAM LOCOMOTIVE DIAGRAMS

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Richard E. Prince's long out-of-print encyclopedic study of the Louisville & Nashville, "The Old Reliable." Includes pages and pages of rosters and schematic drawings of the line's various steam locomotives plus hundreds of vintage photographs.

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Richard E. Prince was born in 1920 and was raised in Norfolk, Virginia. He attended Georgia School of Technology in Atlanta, graduating in 1942 with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. After working a year in the L&N Railroad South Louisville Shops as a special apprentice, he joined the Merchant Marines. He obtained his 3rd
Assistant Engineer License and sailed during the war as 3rd engineer on steam Liberty ships. Prince returned to the L&N Railroad at South Louisville Shops where he became Assistant to the General Foreman in the steam back shop and roundhouse. In 1952 Prince joined the Mechanical Engineering Department of the Union Pacific Railroad and was sent to Green River, Wyoming, where he was part of the Gas Turbine Locomotive Staff for 15 years. In 1969 he transferred to the Omaha Mechanical Engineering Department of the UPRR. Prince retired in 1983, and lives in Omaha, Nebraska. His ten books on railroads have sold over 20,000 copies.

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"Quickly and concisely Dr. Daniels leads you through the maze of building, merging, and a myriad of other details necessary to understand modern railroading." - Donald D. Snoddy, Historian, Union Pacific Railroad

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