Potomac Yard, VA: The Gateway Between the North and the South: BOOK 2
The Society is pleased to announce the release of the 2nd Volume of the History of Potomac Yard, authored by Society President William C. Sheild, titled Potomac Yard, VA: The Gateway Between the North and the South: BOOK 2. This book picks up where the first volume leaves off, the 1920s, and works its way through the years to the 1990s. The book describes in great detail the affects of World War II on the railroad’s Potomac Yard operations. During this time of increased freight an emergency bridge was constructed over the Potomac River to link the yard directly with the B&O. Other chapters provide information on modernization plans and yard reconstructions, new shops, video car recording, and eventually the closing of the yard. RF&P RR Historical Society president William C. Sheild authored an outstanding piece of literature. 831 pages, with numerous maps and hundreds of photographs.
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