This book provides a glorious illustrated history of American railroads examining the chronology, the companies, the locomotives --steam, electric, and diesel -- and preservation. This is a wonderful collection o......more
This book provides a glorious illustrated history of American railroads examining the chronology, the companies, the locomotives --steam, electric, and diesel -- and preservation. This is a wonderful collection of photographs -- from the historic sepia-colored images of the early years of the nineteenth century through contemporary images of historic preserved railroads to the sleek, powerful locomotives of today.
Michael Swift is a publisher with many years' experience, particularly in the fields of industrial archeology, transportation, and railroads. With family living close to the scenic railways of New England, he has spent many happy hours behind steam locomotives in North America and the rest of the world. He is also known for his books of cartography.
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