Download e-book for kindle: Eastern Kentucky Railway (Images of Rail) by Terry L. Baldridge

By Terry L. Baldridge

In 1865, because the Civil struggle used to be drawing to a detailed, plans have been underway in Boston for a railroad development venture to start in Greenup County, Kentucky. ultimately the jap Kentucky Railway corporation could expand its major music via extra counties, Carter and Lawrence. Spanning simply 36 miles of major music from Riverton to Webbville, the
Eastern Kentucky Railway turned a lifeline for the industrial and social actions of the folks of northeastern Kentucky. even if the unique plan of extending the railway a lot farther south and bridging the Ohio River to the north by no means took place, the railway struggled alongside for greater than 65
years. many folks who grew up alongside the road handed their reports to more youthful generations; a few, like Jesse Stuart, wrote approximately them. This quantity will convey lifestyles alongside the rail line that lent its identify to the highways now operating its route.

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