Conneaut, Ohio, a major Lake Erie
harbor town, fortified the industrial and economic growth of the Great Lakes
area during the "Golden Age" of railroading. Three major railroads, the Nickel Plate Road,
the NEW YORK CENTRAL and the Bessemer & Lake Erie hauled people, iron ore,
and coal in and out of Conneaut. Written
in cooperation with the Conneaut Historical Railroad Museum and the Conneaut
Area Historical Society, this book preserves Conneaut's rich rail and shipping
history in vintage photographs. The town
itself is beautifully captured in images of lighthouses, buildings, festivals,
Author Bio: David Borsvold, a native of Ohio, has published
articles in the Cleveland Plain Dealer and served as a radio announcer at
Cleveland's WCLV-FM. In addition, Mr.
Borsvold has been a classical musician for 20 years.
Be aware that the accuracy of some of Arcadia’s home-spun histories is sometimes questionable. Hence, your NYCSHS directors would be interested in reviews by knowledgeable members.
Published by Arcadia Publishing, this softcover retails for $22, with NYCSHS members paying only $17.60. Shipping is extra and Ohio residents must add 8% Ohio sales tax.