This stunning work showcases sixteen of the most-remembered rail companies of yesteryear. This collection of classic American railroads includes the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe, The Milwaukee Road, New York Central, Pennsylvania, Union Pacific, Denver & Rio Grande, Great Northern and a variety of others. Exceptional archival color photography highlights the glory years of Americas classic railroads.
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About the Author
Mike Schafer hails from Rockford, Illinois, where he recalls his earliest train-watching experiences on the Illinois Central, Milwaukee Road, Burlington Route, and Chicago & North Western. Mike and his little dog Archie reside in a house (which includes a 1,600-square-foot model railroad) next to BNSF's busy Twin Cities mainline in a small town outside Chicago where he also serves as village trustee and occasionally mayor pro tem.
What People are Saying About This
Fort Collins Coloradoan, June 17, 2007
“Schafer has managed to both inform and delight even the most knowledgeable railroad buff.”
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
An excellant book and I know Mike Schafer could not include every railway in the United States. However I do think the author could have included classic railway's like Chesapeake and Ohio and Norfolk and Western.