Author, Seller of Railroad Books Passes Away

A notable seller of railroad books and paper had died at age 76. Ron Rosenberg of Harrison, New York, died last Sunday.

He was the owner of Ron’s Books, which advertises in various railfan magazines and once had a table at Columbus train show.

Rosenberg specialized in locomotive builder catalogs and the Norfolk & Western Railway.

He authored the 1973 book Norfolk & Western Steam, the last 25 years, which sold 15,000 copies.

Although he worked in data processing, Rosenberg founded Ron’s Books as a second career.

His family, including his son Lee, plans to continue operating the business.

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