The American Heritage History of Railroads in America

By: JENSEN, Oliver

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Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


A wide-ranging pictorial history of railroading in America. With dozens of black & white and color photos, paintings, drawings, charts, tables and period ads from the 19th and 20th centuries. The gamut of railroading is covered, from the engineering marvels of the roadbeds and rolling stock, through urban trams to the elegance of passenger service of a bygone era. --- In blue cloth-covered boards backed in darker blue cloth, with eagle to cover and titling to spine, both in gilt. Jacket with color William Harndon Foster painting "As the Centuries Pass in the Night" to cover. --- An about Very Good+ copy: clean and tightly bound though with a little dusty soiling to cloth. Price-clipped dust jacket with small tears and chips to edges but remaining intact and protected in archival mylar protector. (Due to the considerable weight of this item, extra shipping charges may be requested.); Quarto - 11 to 13 in. tal; 320 pages

Title: The American Heritage History of Railroads in America

Author Name: JENSEN, Oliver

Categories: >>American History & Politics, >>Railroads, Aviation & Transportation,

Publisher: New York, American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc.: 1975

ISBN Number: 007032526X

ISBN Number 13: 9780070325265

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket

Stock No.: 83142