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Classic American streamliners

Author: Mike Schafer; Joe Welsh
Publisher: Osceola, WI : Motorbooks International, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Richly illustrated with over 200 photos, this book tells the story of railroad streamliners, from their early days as short little articulated speedsters to their halcyon years as 20-car "cities on wheels" -- places that were going somewhere. And it also tells a story of a time of individuality, when streamliners reflected the personality of the regions they served.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Schafer; Joe Welsh
ISBN: 0760303770 9780760303771
OCLC Number: 37281634
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 160 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 27 cm
Responsibility: Mike Schafer and Joe Welsh.
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Richly illustrated with over 200 photos, this book tells the story of railroad streamliners, from their early days as short little articulated speedsters to their halcyon years as 20-car "cities on wheels" -- places that were going somewhere. And it also tells a story of a time of individuality, when streamliners reflected the personality of the regions they served.

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