3 edition of Classic Railroads 2007 found in the catalog.
August 15, 2006
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||24|
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The Southern Pacific (reporting mark SP) (or Espee from the railroad initials- SP) was an American Class I railroad network that existed from to and operated in the Western United system was operated by various companies under the names Southern Pacific Railroad, Southern Pacific Company and Southern Pacific Transportation Company.. The original Southern Pacific began Predecessor: Central Pacific Railroad. Daily Telegraph (UK) “This is the ninth book that Wolmar has written about trains of various kinds. It is certainly among the best, incorporating, alongside some gripping and downright bizarre reports upon a century-long stretch of vastly improved transport and soaring economic growth an account of the ‘sheer, almost unbelievable scale of corruption and graft’ from which brutal /5(5).
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F or t Collins Coloradoan, J More classic American Railroads and fallen flags. Covers a dozen or more Class I and II railroads. Glossy paper, nice color prints. Recommend seller for very good used purchase a fast service.
Read more. One person found this helpful/5(10). At its postwar peak, the North American railroad industry comprised as many as lines. The classic system maps produced by the railroads of the day, collected for the first time in this volume, offer a sweeping view of the industry’s remarkable reach in the period of its greatest power/5(18).
Firsthand accounts of life on the rails, more than dramatic photographs, and a close look at how trains transformed the continent's landscape, society, and history make this a thrill for any railroad aficionado.
The story begins with the dawn of the steam era and goes through the golden age of railroad travel and on to the current day.5/5(4). This book picks up where the previous two Classic American titles left off, celebrating 12 more of the greatest American railways to ever put steel to track: the Atlantic Coast Line, Norfolk & Western, Soo Line, Lackawanna, Monon, Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range, Frisco, Maine Central, Canadian National, Clinchfield, Reading, and the Spokane, Portland & Seattle.4/5(1).
This book displays all the old classics that I as a child remember my grandfather working with at the railroad depot in my hometown. Classic American Railroad Volume III (Classic American Railroads) Railroads and the American People: Railroads Past and Present Business Leader Success.
Volume III: An Introduction To Elite Business Leaders. Jim Young, Martinez, Ga. Lucius Beebe's "Mixed Train Daily" is my all-time favorite, and has my vote as one of the best railroad books of all time. Bill Redemske, North Tonawanda, N.Y. The great story, "The Men Who Loved Trains," by Rush Loving, is well written and a wonderful insight into how railfans can make great rail execs.
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it was the birth of “the big road book—a classic. This stunning work showcases sixteen of the most-remembered rail companies of yesteryear. This collection of classic American railroads includes the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe, The Milwaukee Road, New York Central, Pennsylvania, Union Pacific, Denver & Rio Grande, Great Northern and a variety of others/5.
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At one time the United States boasted nearly Class I's (According to the Association of American Railroads, prior to this defined a carrier which earned at least $1 million in annual operating revenue. It has been revised several times throughout the.
Erie Lackawanna: The Death of an American Railroad, This year saga of the Weary Erie goes far beyond describing in brilliant detail the turbulent last decades of a colorful, spunky, and innovative railroad. As the author vividly shows, the Erie possessed an uncommonly interesting history. For a.
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The Wabash is still a legend, even if it is no longer a railroad. These and other railroads are covered in Schafer's book. If you missed all this, you missed a lot. You can't get it back, but you can know about it, and for that purpose, this is a good book.
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