This is the first of two volumes of the definitive history of through passenger service from all Midwest cities to Florida. All railroads, trains, and years.
Volume 1 covers the Chicago & Eastern Illinois; Illinois Central; Pennsylvania Railroad; Louisville & Nashville; Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis; Monon (Chicago, Indianapolis Louisville); Mobile & Ohio; Central of Geogia; Atlantic Coast Line; Seaboard Air Line; and Florida East Coast to all Resort Cities in Florida. All trains are presented, each with its own chapter.
This title features Mitch Markovitz original art, many illustrations and advertisements, about 25% in color
Contents:Contributors, Authors, Abbreviations, Introduction, pp. 1-12;Overview and Map, pp. 13-28;The Dixie Trains 1908-1965, pp. 29-186;Illinois Central, pp. 187-302;Pennsylvania Railroad, pp. 303-457;Louisville & Nashville, Monon, Mobile & Ohio, pp. 458-515;Bibliography, pp. 516-520.
Pennsylvania Railroad Technical & Historical Society, hardcover, 520 pages, Black and White and Color photographs, maps and illustrations.