All eras are represented in this title. You will see the streamliners and commuter runs, early and later paint schemes on first through third-generation diesel power. The region covered is Illinois, Iowa and Missouri including Chicago, Kansas City and St. Louis. Pool power is seen everywhere. Captions in this book are more extensive than provided in other publishers picture books.
Following the success of 50 Years of North American Railroads Volume 1, a new Second Volume is ready.
This 160 page, All-Color photograph title features the many railroads fanning out from Chicago to Kansas City and the Mid-West. Not only are the major roads featured, such as CB&Q, GM&O, Santa Fe, IC, ICG, Rock Island, MP, NS, UP, Wabash, N&W, C&EI, CN and KCS, but there are many area short lines included.
Don't miss this fantastic book which includes photos by many famous photographers.
Illinois Central to Illinois Central Gulf to Canadian National, pp. 4-20;
Chicago & Eastern Illinois to Missouri Pacific to Union Pacific, pp. 21-42;
Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific to Iowa Interstate, pp. 43-64;
Wabash to Norfolk & Western to Norfolk Southern, pp. 65-75;
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio to Illinois Central Gulf to Gateway Western to Kansas City Southern, pp. 76-93;
Santa Fe to BNSF, pp. 94-120;
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy to Burlington Northern to BNSF, pp. 121-146;
Short Lines in the Central Midwest Region (Chicago & Western Indiana; Belt Railway of Chicago; Chicago West Pullman; Elgin, Joliet & Eastern; Chicago & Illinois Midland; Toledo, Peoria & Western; Peoria & Pekin Union; Illinois Terminal; Alton & Southern; TRRA of St. Louis; most of these short lines have 5 or fewer photographs, pp. 147-160;
Four Ways West Publications, hardcover, 160 pages, standard portrait book 8 x 10 in., 500 color photographs.