Edward H. Miller

Edward H. Miller is retired from Hocking Valley Railway successor CSX. This is his first book, which has been more than thirty years in the making.

Listed in: Ohio and Regional · History · American History

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The Hocking Valley Railway was once Ohio's longest intrastate rail line, filled with a seemingly endless string of coal trains. Although coal was the main business, the railroad also carried iron and salt. Despite the fact that the Hocking Valley was such a large railroad, with a huge economic and social impact, very little is known about it.

“The first comprehensive history of the Hocking Valley Railway ever published fills a gap in the literature. Miller has written the definitive history of this railroad.”

Richard Francaviglia, author of Hard Places: Reading the Landscape of America’s Historic Mining Districts