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The Illustrated History of the American Railroad

The Illustrated History of the American Railroad

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Published by BONANZA BOOKS .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL10434334M
ISBN 100517695200
ISBN 109780517695203

This book celebrates the glory and grandeur of that legacy with a lavish tour of the history of the American railroad and the culture surrounding it. Generously illustrated with vintage photographs, modern images, maps, timetables, tickets, brochures, and all manner of memorabilia, this volume offers a fascinating look at the rail industry's. In addition to a history of the railroad, the book is complete with hundreds of photographs, plans and data on the locomotives. “ The Northern Pacific – Main Street of the Northwes t ” by Charles R. Wood. ISBN: R Bonanza Books, page illustrated hardcover in unclipped Rating: % positive.

A fascinating journey through the history of the railroad, packed with first-hand accounts of innovation, triumph, and the earliest steam engine to the high-speed bullet trains of today, A Short History of the Railroad reveals the hidden stories of. Books shelved as railroad-history: Jay Cooke's Gamble: The Northern Pacific Railroad, the Sioux, and the Panic of by M. John Lubetkin, Harriman vs.

  A fascinating account of the rise, decline, and rebirth of railroads in the United States, John F. Stover's American Railroads traces their history from the first lines that helped eastern seaports capture western markets to today's newly revitalized industry. Stover describes the growth of the railroads' monopoly, with the consequent need for.   This book celebrates the glory and grandeur of that legacy with a lavish tour of the history of the American railroad and the culture surrounding it. Generously illustrated From the first steam-powered locomotives of the early nineteenth century to the high-speed commuter trains of today, the American railroad has been a great engine powering /5(5).


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The Illustrated History of the American Railroad, 3 Volume Set: The History of the Southern Pacific; The History of the Union Pacific; The History of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe [Yenne, Bill] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Illustrated History of the American Railroad, 3 Volume Set: The History of the Southern Pacific; The History of the Union Pacific; The History Author: Bill Yenne.

The book itself is just exactly what the title implies “The Iron Railroad – an Illustrated History of the Railroad.” It covers railroads of the world in somewhat chronological order. There are color pictures, monochrome pictures, drawings, portraits, and /5(50). The steam locomotive is a part of past history that with each passing year, fewer and fewer people will know what steam really was, and even fewer would have ever seen one in action.

This book chronicles the advent as well as the passing of steam.5/5(1). "North American Railroads The illustrated Encyclopedia" is not an encyclopedia but just one more of these coffee table books with large pictures and very little information.

Mr Solomon has chosen to present railroads in the US and Canada. He is not trying to list them all and that is understandable considering how many they are and have been/5(54).

Stock Image The Illustrated History of the American Railroad volume set Baltimore and Ohio, New York Central, Pennsylvanis Jacobs, Timothy and Klein, Aaron E. Published by Bonanza/Crescent, NY (). Every American town, great or small, aspired to be connected to a railroad and by the turn of the century, almost every American lived within easy access of a station.

By the early s, the United States was covered in a latticework of more thanmiles of railroad track and a series of magisterial termini, all built and controlled by Cited by: 7.

This richly illustrated encyclopedia of classic and contemporary American railroads features concise histories of U.S.

and Canadian railroads past and present. Over stunning images include. Books on Google Play Pen and Pencil Sketches of the Great Riots: An Illustrated History of the Railroad and Other Great American Riots.

Including All the Riots in the Early History. With 50 full-color original maps, and a keen and perceptive text, the preeminent historian of US railways has created an illustrated atlas that will delight general history readers and railroad fans alike.

From the construction of the first US railroads in the s to the advent of Amtrak, this outstanding work explores the revolutionary geographical expansion and rapid. Main lines: Rebirth of the North American railroads, – (Northern Illinois University Press, ).

Stover, John. The Routledge Historical Atlas of the American Railroads () Stover, John. History of the Illinois Central Railroad () Stover, John. Iron Road to the West: American Railroads in the s (). Illustrated History American Railroad UP & SP & Santa Fe 3 Vol - Includes History of the Union Pacific, Southern Pacific & Santa Fe - All hard cover with dust jackets in a cardboard sleeve - Very Good Condition Thanks and Good LUCK!.

PLEASE NOTE: Shipping & handling is always disclosed in the auction before you bid. So by bidding, you agree the amount is acceptable Seller Rating: % positive. Buy North American Railroads: The Illustrated Encyclopedia Ill by Solomon, Brian (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s:   Midwest Book Review/Wisconsin Bookwatch, November “Train travel enthusiast and photographer Claude Wiatrowski is in a particularly knowledgeable position to crate a profusely illustrated history of American railroads and has done so with Railroads Across North America, an amazingly informed and informative page compendium of Brand: Voyageur Press.

The First American Railroads - The Iron Road: The Illustrated History of Railway The First American Railroads I NTHE YEAR-OLD CHARLES CARROLL STEPPED UP to make the inaugural speech at the breaking ground ceremony for the new Baltimore and Ohio railroad.

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$ Got one to sell. Get it in front of + million buyers. Christian Wolmar's "The Iron Road: an Illustrated History of the Railroad" () manages the rare accomplishment of being informative, thoughtful, and entertaining at the same time.

The book is true to its subtitle and offers an overview of the railroad from its beginnings in the early 19th Century to its future in the early 21st Century/5(20). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Illustrated History of The American Railroad 3 Book Set at the best online prices at.

This book celebrates the glory and grandeur of that legacy with a lavish tour of the history of the American railroad and the culture surrounding it. Generously illustrated with vintage photographs, modern images, maps, timetables, tickets, brochures, and all manner of memorabilia, this volume offers a fascinating look at the rail industrys.

A collection of railroad history books. This selection includes a box set titled The Illustrated History of the American Railroad containing three books, The Ultimate Encyclopdia of.

American O Scale: Book. $ Quick view Compare Add to Cart. Quick view Compare Add to Chicago America's Railroad Capital The Illustrated History to Today Book. $ Quick view Compare Add to Cart. Quick view Compare Add. Get this from a library! Illustrated history of North American railroads: from to the present day.

[Arthur Tayler] -- A comprehensive overview of the development of railroads in Canada and the United States from to the present day. The book has a brief history of over NA railroads. Most of the railroads come with a network map if possible.

For this reason I found it much more enjoyable than Solomon's "North American Railroads: The Illustrated Encyclopedia"Reviews: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Webb, Robert N. Illustrated true book of American railroads.

New York, Grosset & Dunlap [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Juvenile audience: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robert N Webb.