Rails Across America
A History of Railroads in North AmericaOversize Book - 1993
A promotional book: big (10.25x13.25"); highly graphic (200 period photos and clear drawings); and very inexpensive. Withuhn (Curator of Transportation, The Smithsonian) raises Rails above the usual by his scholarly writing and the contributors he's engaged: curators of the B&O RR Museum; director of the Calif. State RR Museum; historians at the U. of Akron & St. Cloud State Univ.; and two journalists. Covers US and Canadian rail from the 1830s to the 1993 visit of the X2000. A splendid book for the rail buff and the scholar. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Publisher: New York : Smithmark Publishers, 1993
Branch Call Number: 385.09 Ra
Description: 192 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 34 cm