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The Story Of American Railroads.  by Stewart H. Holbrook

The Story Of American Railroads.

by Stewart H. Holbrook

Publication: Crown Publishers, 1947, New York

First edition. 8vo. Cloth, x, 468 pp., acknowledgment, illustrated, plates, portraits, bibliography, index. A comprehensive history of the men, who in little more than a hundred years built our railroads. Much on the constant improvement in techniques, devices, and machines like the locomotive from the first wood burner that travelled on wooden rails to the modern streamliners and diesel-powered giants. A detailed and informative book about the American railroad system. Very good, tight copy in dust jacket with light wear to the spine ends and extremities.

Inventory Number: 30151

$175.00