For lovers of passenger rail transport, the 2018 Passenger Train Annual is not to be missed. This year's edition brings you a colorful cross-section of passenger-train operations from the past and present.
Amtrak's Southeastern DNA by Mike Schafer: An ancestral survey of long-distance trains.
New Trains of 1948: A bumper crop of new and re-equipped postwar streamliners.
Incredible Journey by Al Lill with David Walmsley: Creating the private car Pullman Spirit.
All Aboard 1968: U.S. and Canadian passenger trains from 50 years ago.
The Trams of Hong Kong by Kevin J. Holland: A living link to the past in an ever-changing city.
Accidental Varnish by Carl Graves: Passenger trains in unexpected places.
The Centurys No Longer Pass in the Night by Geoffrey H. Doughty: Recalling a 1969 trip on Penn Central.
White River Productions, softcover, 96 pages, standard portrait book 8 x 10 in., Color photographs and illustrations.
The City of New Orleans by Dave Pedersen: Illinois Central's homemade streamliner.
GO Transit at 50 by John D. Thompson: Toronto's commuter agency reaches a milestone.
Trains of Genoa by Sergio Vadora and Danila Mensi: A northern Italian sampler.
Amtrak's Western DNA by Mike Schafer: An ancestral survey of Amtrak's Western trains.
Time Passages: New Trains of 1947: The first bumper crop of postwar streamliners.
White River Productions, softcover, 82 pages, 8.5 x 11 x .25 in., Color photographs and illustrations.