Boston & Maine Trains & Services (Images of Rail Series)

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The Boston & Maine Railroad serviced most of New England as a primary mode of transportation during the 19th and 20th centuries. The birth of this railroad spurred the growth and development of industry in New England. This heritage is captured in Boston & Maine Trains and Services, the fourth volume in Arcadia's Images of Rail series to focus on the history of this railroad. The trains and services included in this book are the Pullman passenger cars, work trains with flatcars, boxcars, circus trains, ...
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Overview


The Boston & Maine Railroad serviced most of New England as a primary mode of transportation during the 19th and 20th centuries. The birth of this railroad spurred the growth and development of industry in New England. This heritage is captured in Boston & Maine Trains and Services, the fourth volume in Arcadia's Images of Rail series to focus on the history of this railroad. The trains and services included in this book are the Pullman passenger cars, work trains with flatcars, boxcars, circus trains, plows, stock, cabooses, as well as the Boston & Maine bus service, trucks, and air service.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738538754
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
  • Publication date: 8/17/2005
  • Series: Images of Rail Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 778,371
  • Product dimensions: 6.38 (w) x 8.82 (h) x 0.37 (d)

Meet the Author


To preserve this documentation of the American railroad, author Bruce D. Heald, Ph.D., has assembled 200 rare images that celebrate the romance of the Boston & Maine legacy. A historian, educator, and railroad enthusiast, he has dedicated this book to the Boston & Maine Railroad Historical Society for its generous assistance and support in preserving the history of American railroading.
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