August Menckens The Railroad Passenger Car offers the reader a complete and superbly illustrated history of the railroad passenger car during the first hundred years of its invention and development. This unique and scholarly presentation is based upon meticulous historical research and is enhanced with personal accounts by contemporary passengers, as well as illustrations with period photographs and line drawings. The Railroad Passenger Car is very highly recommended reading for both the railroad enthusiast and students of 19th century railroading history and development, including the sleeping car and dining car. A pioneering history of the American passenger car, especially valuable for its reproductions of contemporary travel accounts. A detailed and highly entertaining narrative richly illustrated with working drawings, cutaway images, and early photographs. Acceptable Condition. 1957 1st Edition. Ex-library with due date slip and card pocket. DW has shelf wear and call number to bottom of spine. Scattered foxing to top edge. Inside in good condition. 209 pages.8O-GFUO-FEY4
The Railroad Passenger Car (Mencken)
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