North American Railroads

North American Railroads
Author : Brian Solomon
Publisher : Voyageur Press
Total Pages : 320
Release : 2014-10-15
ISBN 10 : 9781627885577
ISBN 13 : 1627885579
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

North American Railroads Book Description:

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 railroads' geographic scope, hardware, and freight and passenger operations. Spanning more than a century and a half, this giant compendium of “fallen flags,” Class I behemoths, classic regional carriers, and transportation icons is sure to become the go-to compendium for railfans of all stripes.


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