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4 edition of Illustrated History of North American Railroads found in the catalog.

Illustrated History of North American Railroads

by Arthur Taylor

  • 168 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Book Sales .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads - General,
  • Sale Books,
  • Transportation,
  • Railroads - History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8102860M
    ISBN 100785805648
    ISBN 109780785805649

    Unfortunately this is sadly not so. "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 s:   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.

    Great deals on Illustrated Railway Books in English. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at Fast & Free shipping on many items! The Illustrated History of the American Railroad –Three Volume Set. $ $ shipping. Make Offer - The Great Railroads of North America Bill Yenne. 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.

    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. The first illustrated history of the people, machines, facilities, and operations that made Chicago the hub around which an entire continent's rail industry still revolves. In the mid-nineteenth century, Chicago's central location in the expanding nation helped establish it as the capital of the still-new North American railroad industry.


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Illustrated History of North American Railroads by Arthur Taylor Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Illustrated History of North American Railroads offers an excellent overview of a most facinating aspect of North American history, and the events that brought about its evolution and supremacy.

Includes detailed pictures, photographs, diagrams and maps in 5/5(1). Now in paperback. Get an up-close and personal look at over years of railway history. This richly illustrated encyclopedia of classic and contemporary American railroads features concise histories of U.S.

and Canadian railroads past and present/5(54). This book is a must for every historians' book shelf because it is truly history. The railroad opened the American West to a population explosion from coast to coast which later saw a mass migration in cultures as well as products just to keep up with an ever growing demand.5/5(1).

Claude Wiatrowski has been writing or providing photos for books on Colorado history for 25 years. His published works include Railroads of Colorado, Railroads Across North America, The Cripple Creek & Victor Book, and Teller County Colorado; he was also the photographer for Man in the Garden of the Gods and Colorado's Black addition to writing books, Wiatrowski also /5().

Now in paperback. Get an up-close and personal look at over years of railway 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 period and modern photography in both color and black and white, evocative print ads, and system   Buy North American Railroads: The Illustrated Encyclopedia Ill by Solomon, Brian (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Illustrated History of North American Railroads book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on Reviews:   The books nicely details a general history on North American trains. There is a two page spread for each engine with the left page of the spread providing a brief general paragraph history of a specific engine with the right page of the spread having nice photo or highly detail drawing of the actually engine/5(31).

Claude Wiatrowski has been writing or providing photos for books on Colorado history for 25 years. His published works include Railroads of Colorado, Railroads Across North America, The Cripple Creek & Victor Book, and Teller County Colorado; he was also the photographer for Man in the Garden of the Gods and Colorado's Black addition to writing books, Wiatrowski also.

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.

The first illustrated history of the people, machines, facilities, and operations that made Chicago the hub around which an entire continent's rail industry still revolves. In the mid-nineteenth century, Chicago's central location in the expanding nation helped establish it as the capital of the still-new North American railroad industry.

As the United States expanded westward, new railroads. Encyclopedia of North American Railroads Book Summary: Lavishly illustrated and a joy to read, this authoritative reference work on the North American continent’s railroads covers the U.S., Canadian, Mexican, Central American, and Cuban systems.

The encyclopedia’s over-arching theme is the evolution of the railroad industry and the historical impact of its progress on the North American. so with "Railroads Across North America: An Illustrated History", an amazingly informed and informative page compendium of information and images ranges from the first steam-powered locomotives of the s down to the high-speed commuter trains of today.

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 Author: Claude Wiatrowski.

This is a very well put-together reference book on the most famous, best known, railroads in North America.

It covers the major class I railroads of history (AT&SF, UP, CB&Q, etc.) as well as the consolidated class Is of today (BNSF, CSX, NS, etc.), and also covers major significant short-lines both historical, such as Clinchfield, and more modern, such as Wisconsin Central/5. Get an up-close and personal look at over years of railway history.

This richly illustrated encyclopedia of classic and contemporary American railroads features concise histories of U.S. and Canadian railroads past and present. Over Brand: Voyageur Press. Full-length feature articles complement lavish photographs offering a breathtaking look at railroad operations across North America.

Enjoy our special coverage of the debut of Union Pacific “Big Boy”. All this and more in Railroads Illustrated Annual Trains Across the Continent North American Railroad History Second Edition Rudolph Daniels A wonderfully readable, illustrated guide to the history of railroads in America.

"Trains Across the Continent is everything you need to know about railroad history--both educational and enjoyable reading." --Dean Bruce, President, Railroad Education Training Association "Trains Across the /5(2).

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 period and modern photography in both color and black and white, evocative print ads, and system maps. Lavishly illustrated and a joy to read, this authoritative reference work on the North American continent's railroads covers the U.S., Canadian, Mexican, Central American, and Cuban systems.

The encyclopedia's over-arching theme is the evolution of the railroad industry and the historical impact of its progress on the North American continent.5/5(1).

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