Karen Parker and Thomas Dixon Jr 80 pages softcover
This book covers the complete history of C&O's L-2 and L-2a class 4-6-4 Hudson type locomotives as well as the L-1 class that the C&O itself rebuilt as streamlined engines from F-19 class 4-6-2 Pacifics. Complete mechanical descriptions as well as operational history for each of these classes that were used primarily between Hinton, W. Va. and western terminals at Huntington, Cincinnati, and Detroit. The L-1 streamlined engines were last used Charlottesville - Washington and Charlottesville-Newport News. Over 100 illustrations and drawings.