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By Leonard E. Alwine,David W. Seidel

courting again to 1882, the Altoona and Logan Valley electrical Railway has humble origins, however it speedy turned a potential transportation method serving town of Altoona. also known as the Logan Valley, the railway hired three hundred humans, transported 11.5 million passengers a 12 months, and traveled 7,220 scheduled direction miles an afternoon till financial stipulations compelled the road to stop carrier on June 2, 1954. Altoona and Logan Valley electrical Railway files the historical past of a streetcar community that served the workers of the Pennsylvania Railroad in addition to the group. via 2 hundred photographs and knowledgeable narrative, this ebook retraces the background of the Altoona and Logan Valley electrical Railway and its successor, the Logan Valley Bus Company.

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