North American Railroads: The Illustrated Encyclopedia

North American Railroads: The Illustrated Encyclopedia

Brian Solomon


Get an up-close and private examine over a hundred and fifty years of railway history.

This richly illustrated encyclopedia of vintage and modern American railroads gains concise histories of one zero one U.S. and Canadian railroads earlier and current. Over four hundred lovely pictures comprise interval and smooth images in either colour and black and white, evocative print advertisements, and procedure maps.

Author Brian Solomon, an finished railway photographer, has written greater than 50 railroad-related e-book titles. right here, he stocks his deep wisdom of the background, geography, and sweetness of railroads in precise captions accompanying each one of his photos. each one railroad profile is finished by way of a number of truth packing containers with info at the railroads' geographic scope, undefined, and freight and passenger operations.

Spanning greater than a century and a part, this monstrous compilation of "fallen flags," classification I behemoths, vintage neighborhood vendors, and transportation icons is the go-to source for railfans of all stripes.

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