American Streamliner Post-War Years

$ 17.99

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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