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ISBN-10:

0760316317

Publication Year:

2006

ISBN-13:

9780760316313

Language:

English

Author:

Joe Welsch

Subject:

Transportation

Format:

Trade Paper, Book

Topic:

Railroadiana

Edition Description:

Revised

Country/Region of Manufacture:

United States

ISBN:

9780760316313

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Synopsis
At the dawn of the twentieth century, the United States powered ahead to become a world leader in industry, not only because of the steel mills in the East, but because of the West's frontier development. A large part of that success was built upon the iron tracks of the mighty railroad, as they were laid from one end of the country to the other. Now, more than 100 years later, the American railroad has come full circle, from an upstart effort mocked at large, to a booming business that eventually went bust and is trying to find its way again in the modern world. 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. Both evocative black-and-white and period color photographs appear, as well as maps, timetables, promotional materials, and other memorabilia. The American Railroad also has the kind of detail rail buffs can't get enough of, highlighting railroading's five most fascinating componentsits locomotives, freight trains, passenger trains, depots, and workforce.

This nostalgic, authoritative history of the railroad industry in the United States is richly illustrated with more than 200 images covering everything from the beginning to its heyday in the 1940s and 50s and its current state. Both evocative black-and-white and period color photographs appear, as well as maps, timetables, promotional materials, and other memorabilia. The American Railroad also has the kind of detail rail buffs cant get enough of, highlighting railroadings five most fascinating componentsits locomotives, freight trains, passenger trains, depots, and workforce.


Product Identifiers
ISBN-100760316317
ISBN-139780760316313

Key Details
AuthorJoe Welsch
Number Of Pages160 pages
Edition DescriptionRevised
SeriesMotorbooks Classic Ser.
FormatPaperback
Publication Date2006-03-10
LanguageEnglish
PublisherMBI Publishing Company LLC

Additional Details
Copyright Date2006
IllustratedYes

Dimensions
Weight27.1 Oz
Height0.2 In.
Width10 In.
Length10 In.

Target Audience
GroupTrade

Classification Method
LC Classification NumberTF23

Contributors
As told toWilliam F. Howes

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Up for bid is a copy of The American Railroad Working for the Nation by Joe Welsh.  The book is in very good condition with very little wear.  Payment is expected within three days of the auction ending.  I accept PayPal only and no international shipping.  The book will be packed securely and shipped via Priority Mail.  Please email me with any questions you may have.  Good luck and happy bidding!!

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