Up the Mississippi River into St. Louis, Chicago, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Denver and many lesser locations in the late steam and early diesel years.
The major coverage of this book is the 1949 Chicago Railroad Fair, The Milwaukee Road, Rock Island, and Burlington in various locations. Also the Milwaukee Road's pontoon bridge at Marquette, Iowa is quite interesting.
Contents: Riverside (photographs from a ride on the Delta Queen along the upper Mississippi), pp. 8-9; Cincinnati, pp. 18-19; St. Louis (including Union Station, late steam and early diesels), pp. 20-37; Chicago (Illinois Central, 1949 Chicago Railroad Fair, North Shore, Milwaukee Road, Pere Marquette), pp. 38-65; River land (the Milwaukee Road, Rock Island and Burlington along the Mississippi), pp. 66-79; Twin Cities (St. Paul Union Depot, Great Northern Station and Milwaukee Road depot action), pp. 80-91; Denver (Denver Union Station), pp. 92-103; Great Divide (SP, Santa Fe, Rio Grande, Manitou and Pikes Peak, Burlington Route, Union Pacific, Northern Pacific), pp. 104-128.
Hardcover with jacket, 128 pages, standard portrait size, Color images with captions.