American Streamliner Pre-War and Post-War Years 2 Volumes

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American Streamliner 

Pre-War Years    

 

Author:  Donald Heimburger and Carl Byron  

Publisher/Date: Heimburger House (1997)  

ISBN: 0911581391
ISBN: 9780911581393  

Condition: New hardcover book with dust jacket in Fine condition. 176 pages Dimensions: 10.3 x 0.7 x 10.4 inches. Profusely illustrated.  

Description: Focusing on the years between 1933 and 1942 when America rose to the forefront of deluxe passenger train travel, this book explores the colorful history of numerous famous passenger trains such as the Burlington’s Zephyrs, the Santa Fe’s Super Chief and El Capitan, the Illinois Central’s City of Miami and Green Diamond and New York Central’s Twentieth Century Limited.  

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The American Streamliner    

Post-War Years  

 

Author:  Carl Byron and Donald Heimburger  

Publisher/Date: Heimburger House (2001)  

ISBN: 091158143X
ISBN-13: 9780911581430  

Condition: New hardcover book with dust jacket in Fine condition. 200 pages. Dimensions: 10.3 x 0.7 x 10.4 inches. Profusely illustrated.  

Description: When World War II came to an end in 1945, America was on the verge of an unprecedented economic boom that carried over to its vast rail transportation system. Railroads placed orders for new streamlined passenger trains. Passengers wanted new, fashionable trains with sleek cars and locomotives. In addition, steam was out, diesels were in. Railroads saw good times coming and they prepared well for them. Covers numerous name trains.  

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