A Field Guide to Trains of North America
The magic of trains has grown only as their share of the transportation market has shrunk. More than 200 excursion railways carry millions of passengers every year. This first true field guide to trains describes and illustrates all the rolling stock commonly used by any American railroad, including the 150 different types of locomotives. 150 halftone illustrations.
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