North American Railroads: The Illustrated Encyclopedia

North American Railroads: The Illustrated Encyclopedia

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ISBN Code : 9780760341179
Book Author : Brian Solomon
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Total Pages : 547

North American Railroads: The Illustrated Encyclopedia Book Detail/ Review :

This richly illustrated encyclopedia of classic and contemporary American railroads features consise histories of 101 U.S. and Canadian railroads past and present. Illustrated with period and modern photography in both color and black and white, evocative print ads, and system maps, each profile is also accompanied by one or more fact boxes offering details on the railroad

The Complete Book of North American Railroading

The Complete Book of North American Railroading

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ISBN Code : 9780785833895
Book Author : Kevin EuDaly
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Total Pages : 531

The Complete Book of North American Railroading Book Detail/ Review :

It would be impossible to imagine the rapid growth of the United States and Canada without railroads. From the industrys first tentative steps in the early nineteenth century to the railways of our day, here is a fitting celebration of that legacy-an all-encompassing tome for hardcore railfans and casual enthusiasts alike.For more than 150 years, railroads have transforme

The Wreck of the Penn Central

The Wreck of the Penn Central

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ISBN Code : 9781893122086
Book Author : Joseph R. Daughen
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Total Pages : 275

The Wreck of the Penn Central Book Detail/ Review :

It took ten years of laborious planning and exhaustive negotiations to create the mammoth Penn Central Railroad, the largest railroad in United States history. When the leviathan was finally born of a merger between the Pennsylvania and New York Central Railroads on February 1, 1968, the event was hailed as a great day for railroading. But the baby giant survived only 367

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