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  • The Trains We Rode Volume 1 & Volume 2 (Beebe)

Over 1500 black and white photos and illustrations celebrate the age of Pullman Standard and steam motive power. Chronicles the workings of the huge railroad empires, the moguls who ran them, the thrill of journeying by rail and the changing American landscape and the eventual passing of the golden age of the grand name trains. Contents in 25 Chapters: First There Was the Alton, Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe, The Mother Of Railroads, It Called ItselfA Granger Carrier, In The Days of Jim Fisk and Jay Gould, In The Beginning, Jim Hill's Empire, The Illinois Central, Style Rode, A Member in Good Standing of the Exclusive Camelback Club, Much Loved in the Southwest, More Than Merely a Carrier, Railroad of the Vanderbilts, Oldest Name Train, The Nickel Plate - Lackawanna, Between Tidewater Virginia and the American Heartland, The Northwester, For More Than Half A Century The Pennsylvania Advertised Itself as The Standard, The Long Island, Name Trains on the Rock Island, The Southern Pacific, In the Gould Empire, Once When all the World was Young Union Pacific, Stylish was The Word for The Wabash, and Way Down East the Steam cars the Imputations of the Grand Hotel on Rails. Howell-North Books 1965/1966. DWs have shelf wear and rubbing. Small losses. Both books protected by transparent film wrapper. Corners bumped. Inside in good condition. K3-BFO9-MD1H

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The Trains We Rode Volume 1 & Volume 2 (Beebe)

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