Two intrepid travelers traveled American (and Canadian) lines in the 15 year period immediately following World War II. They photographed everything from vanishing steam and brand new diesels to hobos riding atop moving box cars.
Includes Canadian Pacific, Milwaukee Road, Rio Grande (standard gauge and narrow gauge), Santa Fe, Union Pacific, Southern Pacific and much more!
Contents: Canada (CN & CP passenger, freight, ferries, steam and early diesels), pp. 6--21, Rockies, Westward from Denver (Rio Grande standard gauge steam and passenger), pp. 22-53, Narrow Gauge (Rio Grande and Rio Grande Southern), pp. 54-77, Westward (Santa Fe and Union Pacific streamliners, steam and early diesels), pp. 78-95, Golden State, The Bay Area and Beyond (Southern Pacific steam and early diesels plus streamliners and ferries), Western Pacific California Zephyr, San Francisco ferries and cable cars), pp. 96-121, Northwest, Eclectic and Electric (Milwaukee Road electrics and passenger and Seattle scenes), pp. 122-128.
Hardcover with dust jacket, 128 pages, 8.5 x 11 in., Color photographs with captions.