Train buffs and colorists will love adding their own hues to this fine fleet of luxury railway carsfrom the elegant cars of Europe's Orient-Express, which catered to passenger comfort with deluxe dining and sleeping cars, to America's Super Chief that ran on a transcontinental route between Chicago and Los Angeles.
Thirty drawings depict the interiors and exteriors of such famous trains as the multicolored cars of the Hiawatha, a passenger line traveling between Chicago and Seattle; the observation lounge on the Burlington Zephyr; and a sleeping compartment on New York Central's famed 20th Century Limited.
About the Author
An award-winning artist, writer, and graphic designer, Bruce LaFontaine specializes in books about history, science, transportation, and architecture. Bruce has written and illustrated 70 Dover titles, and his work has appeared in Scientific American, The Wall Street Journal, and other prominent publications.