American Streamliner, Post-War Years

American Streamliner, Post-War Years

by Don Meimburger, Carl R. Byron
     
 

When World War II came to an end in 1945, America was on the verge of an unprecedented economic boom that carried over to its vast rail transportation system. Railroads placed orders for new streamlined passenger trains. Passengers wanted new, fashionable trains with sleek cars and locomotives. In addition, steam was out, diesels were in. Railroads saw good times

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Overview

When World War II came to an end in 1945, America was on the verge of an unprecedented economic boom that carried over to its vast rail transportation system. Railroads placed orders for new streamlined passenger trains. Passengers wanted new, fashionable trains with sleek cars and locomotives. In addition, steam was out, diesels were in. Railroads saw good times coming and they prepared well for them. This 200-page color book features 335 photographs in a 10 x 10” hardbound volume. Covers numerous name trains.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780911581430
Publisher:
Heimburger House Publishing Company
Publication date:
03/01/2002
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
200
Sales rank:
1,053,997
Product dimensions:
10.24(w) x 10.02(h) x 0.78(d)

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Donald J. Heimburger & Carl Byron

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