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The American railroad : working for the nation

Author: Joe Welsh; Jim Boyd; William F Howes, Jr.
Publisher: St. Paul, MN : MBI, 2006.
Series: MBI classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This nostalgic, authoritative history of the railroad industry in the United States is richly illustrated with more than 200 images covering everything from the road's beginning to its heyday in the 1940s and '50s and its current state. Features include: black-and-white and period color photographs; maps, timetables, promotional materials, and other memorabilia; and details about railroading's five most fascinating  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joe Welsh; Jim Boyd; William F Howes, Jr.
ISBN: 9780760316313 0760316317
OCLC Number: 62892045
Notes: Originally published as: The American railroad / Joe Welsh. Osceola, WI : MBI Pub., 1999.
Includes index.
Description: 160 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm.
Series Title: MBI classics.
Responsibility: Joe Welsh ; with Jim Boyd and William F. Howes, Jr.

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This nostalgic, authoritative history of the railroad industry in the United States is richly illustrated with more than 200 images covering everything from the road's beginning to its heyday in the 1940s and '50s and its current state. Features include: black-and-white and period color photographs; maps, timetables, promotional materials, and other memorabilia; and details about railroading's five most fascinating components--its locomotives, freight trains, passenger trains, depots, and workforce.

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