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The Van Sweringen Berkshires

E. L. Huddleston

The Van Sweringen Berkshires

Classic Power (Van Sweringen Berkshires)

by E. L. Huddleston

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Published by N. J. International .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8389534M
ISBN 100934088152
ISBN 109780934088152
OCLC/WorldCa16349466

It would be pretty hard to convert one into an Erie berk; they were an 'A-1' style Lima , versus the NKP 'Van Sweringen' style Lima Off the top of my head, the trailing trucks were different between the two, and there are probably some boiler dimension differences as well as piping differences.   The Berkshire often called the “Van Sweringen” Berkshire. O.P.’s only passion apart from making money was collecting early American books. He was mad for stories of discovery and exploration—ranging from rare 16th century Spanish colonial texts to the memoirs of the frontiersmen who conquered the American West.

Construction for Roundwood Manor began in as a country home / business retreat for the Van Sweringen brothers, Oris Paxton and Mantis James. The home at 90,+ sq. ft. was the second largest in Ohio after Stan Hywet Hall, and today at 50,+ sq. ft., it remains the largest home in Hunting Valley, Ohio. The Class A-1 Berkshire locomotive is a steam locomotive first built in by the Lima Locomotive design was initially intended to improve on the company's USRA Mikado design (), which was deemed to lack sufficient speed and was addressed by the inclusion of a larger, square-foot ( m 2) firebox that required an extra trailing axle, .

The Van Sweringen Berkshires by Eugene L. Huddleston () Family Register of Gerret Van Sweringen and Descendants - Primary Source Edition by Henry Hartwell Swearingen ( ) FAMILY REGISTER OF GERRET VAN SWERINGEN AND DESCENDANTS Compiled by a Member of the Family by Mark Swearingen ().   Invisible Giants: The Empires of Cleveland's Van Sweringen Brothers (Ohio) - Kindle edition by Harwood Jr., Herbert H.. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Invisible Giants: The Empires of Cleveland's Van Sweringen Brothers (Ohio).Reviews:


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The Van Sweringen Berkshires Paperback – January 1, by Eugene L. Huddleston (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ — $ Paperback $/5(1). The Van Sweringen story begins in earlyth-century Cleveland suburban real estate and reaches its zenith The Van Sweringen Berkshires book the heady late s, amid the turmoil of national transportation power politics and unprecedented empire-building.

As the Great Depression destroyed many of their fellow financiers, the "Vans" survived through imaginative stubbornness Reviews: Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Van Sweringen Berkshires at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5.

Oris Paxton Van Sweringen (Ap – Novem ) and Mantis James Van Sweringen (July 8, – Decem ) were brothers who became railroad barons in order to develop Shaker Heights, are better known as O.

Van Sweringen and M. Van Sweringen, or by their collective nickname, the brothers came from a farming. Van Sweringen Berkshires. Classic Power 7. [Eugene Huddleston] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Eugene Huddleston.

The unified Advisory Mechanical Committee of the Van Sweringen railroads developed a that combined design elements from the Erie's Berkshires and C&O's T-1 The Nickel Plate bought 80 's between andand the same design was used for the Berkshires of the Pere Marquette, Wheeling & Lake Erie, Chesapeake & Ohio.

Life-Like (China) Van Sweringen Berkshire. Introduced: This is a very impressive locomotive, although it is not without its flaws. Looks are superb and overall performance is outstanding.

Out of the box, mine ran smooth as silk and as quiet as a mouse. Pick-up is excellent and slow speed creep is top notch. THE VAN SWERINGEN BERKSHIRES (CLASSIC POWER 7) written by Huddleston, Eugene L. published by N.J. International (STOCK CODE: ) for sale by Stella & Rose's Books.

Buy The Van Sweringen Berkshires: Classic Power by Eugene L. Huddleston (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low. The Van Sweringen Berkshires Classic Power (Van Sweringen Berkshires) by E. Huddleston; Eugene L. Huddleston ISBN ISBN. The unified Advisory Mechanical Committee of the Van Sweringen railroads developed a that combined design elements from the Erie's Berkshires and C&O's T-1 The Nickel Plate bought 80 's between andand the same design was used for the Berkshires of the Pere Marquette, Wheeling & Lake Erie, Chesapeake & Ohio.

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Author: Huddleston. The first Super Power locomotives used by a Van Sweringen line was the Class S s built for the Erie between and While the AMC did not influence the refinement of these Berkshires they did base the Chesapeake & Ohio's Class T-1 's from them.

Built inthe 7,sq. home at Pinetree Rd. has 8 bedrooms and bathrooms. Van Sweringen Berkshires. 30 1 3K (1 Today) she was used by the Southern Railway's Steam Program and was painted in the livery of the Southern Railway. 16 other Van Sweringen Berks also survive with a total of 11 from the C&O, 6.

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Press the ADD button to place it in your Shopping Cart. This great-looking N scale model of a Van Sweringen Berkshire has been introduced by Life-Like. It's a smooth-running medium-size locomotive, but it's short on power as it pulls only about a dozen cars.

This model's prototype is one of a group of similar Berkshire locomotives built for railroads controlled by the Van Sweringen brothers of Cleveland, Ohio.

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This book covers the brothers O.P. & M.J. Van Sweringen through their three main business ventures: railroads, Shaker Heights development and the Terminal Tower.

It's a story of brothers who built a net worth in the s of millions but who died almost penniless/5(5).The Interstate Commerce Commission refused to allow the Van Sweringen consolidation scheme, so the brothers lost interest in the Erie Railroad.

Consequently, Black moved to the Van Sweringen-owned Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad. For that line he designed a larger variant of the Berkshire, a Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Van Sweringen Berkshires: Classic Power by E.

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