The definitive book on this radical period in Union Pacific passenger train development. Written by Thomas R. Lee, noted Union Pacific historian and author of Turbines Westward. Edited by John Signor, editor emeritus of the Union Pacific Historical Society Streamliner, and distinguished author.
If you are expecting Color photographs in this book you will be disappointed. Color photography was not prevalent and company photography was done in B&W.
Contents:Introduction and Acknowledgements, pp. 7-8;1934: The Stream-Line Train Arrives, pp. 9-68;1935: First and Second Trains in Service, pp. 69-90;1936: Teething Pains and More Streamliners, pp. 91-120;1937: Operational Matters, pp. 121-140;An Eighth Train and More Refinements, pp. 141-154;1939: Steam Substitutes and Sabotage, pp. 155-168;1940: More Diesels Arrive, pp. 169-180;1941: New Trains-Prelude to War, pp. 181-196;Epilogue, Appendix, pp. 197-208.Appendix includes flowchart of equipment and dispositions.
Union Pacific Historical Society, hardcover, 11 X 8 x .75 in., extensively illustrated in B&W.