This is the first volume of a two book series featuring in depth the passenger operations of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad. This Volume covers the Flyers, the Shovel Nose Zephyrs operating between 1930 and 1947, prior to the Domeliners arrival. There are many actual Q passenger consists from the author's personal files. Also featured is Burlington's Farewell to Steam program. This is the most comprehensive book on the subject - bar none!Contents:The Flyers, pp. 4-20,1930 Anniversary Fleet (heavyweight cars), pp. 21-63,Shovel-Nose Zephyrs, pp. 64-117,Demand Exceeds Capacity, pp. 118-150,The Zephyr Fleet and Elegant E5s, pp. 151-175,Specials: Everywhere West, pp. 176-192,Farewell to Steam Program, pp. 193-208.Four Ways West Publications, hardcover, 208 pages, standard portrait book 8 x 10 in., B&W and color (23 pages) photographs.