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The American passenger train

Author: Mike Schafer; Joe Welsh; Kevin J Holland
Publisher: St. Paul, MN : MBI, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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There's a compelling story behind the American passenger train and its evolution over the last 170 years. This book tells that story, from the first, tentative operations of outfits like the Delaware & Hudson Canal Company, to the glory years marked by the likes of John Luther "Casey" Jones, patriotic efforts during World War II, and today's 150-mile-per-hour express trains and burgeoning commute operations.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Schafer; Joe Welsh; Kevin J Holland
ISBN: 0760308969 9780760308967
OCLC Number: 48693895
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 156 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Responsibility: Mike Schafer, with Joe Welch and Kevin Holland.

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There's a compelling story behind the American passenger train and its evolution over the last 170 years. This book tells that story, from the first, tentative operations of outfits like the Delaware & Hudson Canal Company, to the glory years marked by the likes of John Luther "Casey" Jones, patriotic efforts during World War II, and today's 150-mile-per-hour express trains and burgeoning commute operations.

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