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Trains (A Grosset All-Color Guide)


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Trains (A Grosset All-Color Guide)
125 illustrations in full color

This is an informative and lively account of trains from the early pioneers in locomotive and railroad construction through the opening of the American West right up to the latest experiments with monorail systems for urban and inter-urban services. The detailed color illustrations of trains from all over the world add to the comprehensive nature of the text. The author shows how and why the railroads came, what made them successful and how they will be changed to meet future needs in transportation.

  1. How and Why the Railroads Came
  2. The Railroads Take Over
  3. The Railroad Age
  4. Trains for People
  5. Freight Trains
  6. Tracks
  7. Train Safety
  8. Tractive Power
  9. Handling Passengers
  10. Handling Freight
  11. Trains for Cities
  12. The Rail Way Ahead
  13. Trains for Special Jobs
  14. The Future - Trains Without Rails?
  15. Museums to Visit
  16. Books to Read
  17. Index

Made In: United States

Product Condition: Used

Product Type: Book > Hardcover Book
Author(s): John Day
Number of Pages: 160
Publication Date: 1970
Age Group: adult
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