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The American Heritage History of Railroads in America
The American Heritage History of Railroads in America Author:Oliver Jensen For more than a century, to go by train was the most glorious way to go for all Americans. To go anywhere, but mostly up and out into the world: from whistle-stops to great "terminal" cities; from east coast to west; from travel to be endured to travel fit for kings; from a small town, agricultural nation to an all-powerful industrial empire, ... more »bound and braced by 254,00o miles of steel ribbons. And to go to Niaagara Falls on a Pullman honeymoon was glory incarnate, never to be forgotten. To tell and portray the story of the U.S.A. railroads-their rise, days of glory, and decline-is what this American Heritage book is all about.« less
There are great photos in this book covering every topic for a rail fan. Half of the book is photos and half text. If you are familiar with American Heritage books you will be pleased with the well researched and documented material on the history of Railroading in America.