The Nickel Plate Story. John A. Rehor.
The Nickel Plate Story.
The Nickel Plate Story.

The Nickel Plate Story.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Kalmbach, 1965. First edition. Hardcover. 29.3 x 22 cm. Quarto. 483 pages. Blue cloth in dust jacket. From the dust jacket: ""IT will starve to death," said the Commodore's son, William H. Vanderbilt, of the New York, Chicago, and St. Louis Railway born in 1882 to break his monopoly on railroad traffic between Buffalo and the Middle West. As it developed the Nickel Plate Road - as the NYC&StL was soon dubbed - spent the balance of its independent life fighting for survivial in a territory in which larger, stronger trunk rivals were entrenched. The remarkable them of John A. Rehor's The Nickel Plate Story is that the road not only survived by prospered, once free of the Vanderbilt domination that overtook it soon after construction." Fine in Fine dust jacket. Item #50233

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