by Motorbooks International in Osceola, WI .
|Statement||Mike Schafer and Joe Welsh.|
|LC Classifications||TF573 .S325 1997, TF573 .S325 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||160 p. :|
|Number of Pages||160|
|LC Control Number||97028420|
CLASSIC AMERICAN STREAMLINERS is worth its price just for the wealth of photographs (the majority in color) of these stylish steel titans of a bygone era! Its more than just a picture book as the text is also extremely informative.I especially enjoyed learning where a vintage locomotive wound up after its days on the raills ended (Scrapheap?/5. This is the second book about streamline trains for authors Welch and Schafer. Their first book, 'Classic American Streamliners', told the history of these trains in words, photos and plenty of graphic material, now this latest book takes a slightly different approach and looks at the art and design of the streamliner/5(16). Streamliners were a relatively late era development. The period in which trains ruled interstate transportation, the so-called "Golden Age," occurred between the 's and World War I. Into the 's there was strong recovery, following federal takeover during the war, which persisted until the Great Depression and subsequent economic downturn of the 's. Classic American Streamliners Mike Schafer. out of 5 stars Hardcover. $ Trains of America: All-color railroad photography featuring the late steam and early diesel era Donald Heimburger. out of 5 stars 7. Hardcover. $ Classic Railroad Scenes Art /5(2).
Richly illustrated with over photos, this book tells the story of railroad streamliners, from their early days as short little articulated speedsters to their halcyon years as car "cities on wheels"--Places that were going somewhere. Classic American Streamliners. Category: BOOKS / Railway English | pages | PDF | MB. Resolve the captcha to access the links! Registered members don't get captcha. All Issues: Railroad History. Back Yesterday, 18 Over classic books and novels you can read free online. The library includes the greatest books of all time, including; Moby Dick, The Call of the Wild, The Prince and the Pauper, The Red Badge of Courage, The Awakening, Little Women, The Scarlet Letter, The Secret Garden, White Fang, Babbit, Daisy Miller, David Copperfield, Oliver Twist and hundreds of other classic novels. Mike Schafer ; Joe Welsh Richly illustrated with over photos, this book tells the story of railroad streamliners, from their early days as short little articulated speedsters to their halcyon years as car "cities on wheels"--Places that were going somewhere.
Streamliner Memories by Mike Schafer is an excellent railroad book about Streamliners. The book has excellent color and black and white photos of passenger trains during the s, s and early s. Streamliners are my favorite passenger trains. The book has excellent reading about the author's train trips during the s and early s/5(6). Travel back in time to witness the dynamic trains that reigned supreme from the s through the s. The great streamliners of yesteryear are brought to life: Santa Fe's Chiefs, Rock Island's Rockets, and Union Pacific's City of Salina pop from the pages in lavish color. Original brochures, time tables and dining car menus, plus coverage of development, interior design, . Classic American Streamliners The definitive one volume history of America's greatest passenger trains. Outstanding and rare color images and advertising bring to to life a time when the passenger train was king.5/5(2). A really good book on streamliners that I have and that no one has mentioned yet is "Streamliners: History of a Railroad Icon" by Mike Shaefer and Joe Welsh. It's very informative and beautifully illustrated and covers all of the major streamliners from the 's to the start of Amtrak.