There is much text in this title with the addition of color photographs to help tell the 'tale'. Included are color maps, timetable reproductions and a list of industries served. This is not a picture book with captions. If I wanted to model this part of the Milwaukee Road, this book would be very helpful as you have the prototype equipment, the cars used and the human element of operation.
Milwaukee Road's Racine & Southwestern Division linked the railroad's hometown of Milwaukee, Wis., with the Mississippi River at Savanna, Ill. Hired on in 1971, Jerry Pyfer shares stories of Midwestern railroading combined with his colorful photography. Climb aboard with Jerry as he covers the entire division in its final decade.
White River Productions, hardcover, 128 pages, standard landscape book 10 x 8 in., Color photographs, color maps and list of industries served.