BookMark: The Horseshoe Curve: Sabotage and Subversion in the Railroad City, by Dennis P. McIlnay (Seven Oaks Press, 2007)

October 29, 2008

The Horseshoe Curve Altoona, is one of the most famous railroad curves in the United States and an extremely important part in the U.S. railroad industry ... so important that the Nazis tried to blow it up during World War II. Dennis P. McIlnay's latest book talks about the Nazi's plan to destroy the curve, and why we are so lucky that they didn't succeed.