By Mark Wegman
Over the process 15 years, writer Mark Wegman researched unique railroad corporation drawings, files, or even paint chips to render one hundred eighty colour profiles, entrance view, most sensible perspectives, and inside layouts representing the steam, diesel, and electrical locomotives and the passenger autos of greater than forty of the main celebrated golden-age "name" trains around the nation.
Wegman's drawings are observed by way of histories of every teach and dozens of interval images, postcards, menus, baggage stickers, and print advertisements. the result's a lavishly appointed trip again in time to the zenith of the USA passenger teach travel.
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