Railroads Across North America

Railroads Across North America

A lavish celebration of the glory and grandeur of the great American railroad, from the first steam-powered trains of the early 19th century to the high-speed commuter trains of today.


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Publisher Voyageur Press (MN)
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ISBN 9780760329764
Pages 264 pages
Railroads Across North America
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Claude Wiatrowski
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-09-15 - Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)

A lavish celebration of the glory and grandeur of the great American railroad, from the first steam-powered trains of the early 19th century to the high-speed c
Chicago: America's Railroad Capital
Language: en
Pages: 189
Authors: Brian Solomon
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-14 - Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)

"A history of the development of Chicago as a railroad hub, from its earliest days to the present, illustrated with color and black and white photographs, maps,
Amtrak, America's Railroad
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Geoffrey H. Doughty
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-07 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

Discover the story of Amtrak, America's Railroad, 50 years in the making. In 1971, in an effort to rescue essential freight railroads, the US government founded
America's Great Railroad Stations
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Roger Straus
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-11-01 - Publisher: Penguin

An evocative and stunning photographic tribute to America's railroad stations. For much of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the railroad station or
The Great Railroad Revolution
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Christian Wolmar
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-25 - Publisher: PublicAffairs

America was made by the railroads. The opening of the Baltimore & Ohio line––the first American railroad––in the 1830s sparked a national revolution in
Railroads and the American People
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: H. Roger Grant
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-10-17 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

“[A] wealth of vignettes and more than 100 black-and-white illustrations . . . Does a fine job of humanizing the iron horse” (The Wall Street Journal). In t
Complete Book of North American Railroading
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Kevin EuDaly
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-07-15 - Publisher: Voyageur Press

The year 1827 marked the completion of the United States’ first railroad--and the beginning of a transformation of American life. This book, spanning nearly t
The Historical Guide to North American Railroads
Language: en
Pages: 319
Authors: Jeff Wilson
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-01 - Publisher:

Rev. ed. of: The historical guide to North American railroads / compiled by George H. Drury. Milwaukee, Wis.: Kalmbach Books, c1985.
The American Heritage History of Railroads in America
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: Oliver Jensen
Categories: Railroads
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: Outlet

Surveys the one hundred sixty years of America's railroads, tracing their economic and social importance and arguing the continuing need for nationwide passenge
Railways of South America
Language: en
Pages: 412
Authors: United States. Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce
Categories: Railroads
Type: BOOK - Published: 1930 - Publisher: