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century of passenger trains

and then some

by Jackson C. Thode

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Published by Rocky Mountain Railroad Club in Denver, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company -- History.,
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company -- History.,
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company -- History.,
    • Railroads -- West (U.S.) -- Passenger-cars.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 140) and indexes.

      Statementby Jackson C. Thode.
      ContributionsRocky Mountain Railroad Club.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTF25.D43 T46 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination144 p. :
      Number of Pages144
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3968863M
      LC Control Number2001275172
      OCLC/WorldCa47206389

      Enjoying a meal on board a moving train is an experience that is as popular today as it was in the late s when the first dining cars were introduced on passenger trains. The singular combination of mouth-watering food, good company, and ever-changing scenery remains a selling point of long-distance train . Books shelved as railroad-history: Jay Cooke's Gamble: The Northern Pacific Railroad, the Sioux, and the Panic of by M. John Lubetkin, Harriman vs.

      As John White, Jr. notes in his book, "The American Railroad Passenger Car (Part 1)," the diner was one of the very last cars to join the long-distance passenger train consist. Its emergence is a stepped process that involved a series of events from the industry's earliest days until George Pullman finally unveiled the "Hotel Car" after the.   The number of passenger trains in the United States dropped 45 percent between and , and 85 percent between and Today America's passenger trains are operated publicly by Amtrak.

      The year marks the 50th anniversary of the end of the 20th Century Limited, one of the most famous passenger trains in America. This New York-Chicago train was the way to travel between the America's two largest and most important cities in the first half of the 20th Century. It was filled with detailed information about abandoned lines, discontinuance of the San Juan passenger train and the Rio Grande Southern - all the stuff I wanted to know a lot more about. Michael M. Bartels, Lincoln, Neb. The book that I feel is the best railroad history ever published goes to Don Hofsommer's "The Quannah Route.".


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