The multiple lines that crisscrossed Illinois are examined in full color by photographer George Strombeck during the last full decade of privately- run Passenger Service. A sampling of roads across the entire state give a comprehensive look at railroading 40 years ago.
Contents:Introduction, George Strombeck, pp. 3-5;Railroad Map of Illinois, pg. 6;Rock Island, pp. 7-30;Santa Fe, pp. 31-35;B&O/C&O, pp. 36-39;Chicago & Eastern Illinois, pp. 40-42;Chicago & North Western, pp. 43-54;Chicago, Burlington & Quincy, pp. 55-62;Chicago Great Western, pp. 63-66;Monon Route, pp. 67-68;Milwaukee Road, pp. 69-78;Chicago, North Shore & Milwaukee, pp. 79-80;Chicago, South Shore & South Bend, pp. 81-82;Chicago Transit Authority, pp. 83-87;Elgin, Joliet & Eastern, pp. 88-89;Erie Lackawanna, pp. 90-93;Gulf, Mobile & Ohio, pp. 94-97;Illinois Central, pp. 98-109;Louisville & Nashville, pp. 110-112;New York Central, pp. 113-119;Norfolk & Western (Wabash), pp. 120-124;Pennsylvania Railroad, pp. 125-127;Winter Winds, pg. 128.
Hardcover with jacket, 128 pages, standard portrait size, Color images with captions.