By Robert C. Jones
By David F. Myrick
The ultimate quantity within the whole heritage of Nevada and jap California railroads David Myrick's enormous railroad histories became crucial reference works for railroaders, historians, and hobbyists. quantity III includes additional info concerning the northern roads, together with a few no longer lined in past volumes, and approximately advancements because the booklet of the 1st volumes within the railroads of the sector. It presents new evidence gleaned from the correspondence of Collis P. Huntington, one of many developers of the significant Pacific and Southern Pacific railroads. It additionally covers roads attached with the lumber and the development of electrical energy crops, and Southern Pacific department traces, together with a few that by no means complicated past surveys.
By Dan Free
The value of early railways within the industrialization of the U.S. and Europe is a truth we all are acquainted with. To witness the superb parallel improvement of the railways in Japan, taking place at a lot a similar time as the US used to be connecting its large hinterland to the East and West coasts, is an eye-opening cognizance.
Early eastern Railways, tells the attention-grabbing tale of the increase of eastern rail amidst a interval of quick modernization in the course of Japan's Meiji period. abandoning centuries of stagnation and isolation, Japan may emerge into the twentieth century as a number one glossy industrialized country. the advance of the railways used to be a significant component within the cultural and technological improvement of Japan in this pivotal interval. Free's infrequent photographic and ancient fabrics bearing on Japan's early railways, together with a print exhibiting the miniature steam engine delivered to Japan by means of Admiral Perry aboard his "Black Ships" to illustrate American superiority, mix to shape a richly unique account that would entice scholars of eastern historical past and railway buffs alike.
This exclusive booklet, Early eastern Railways 1853–1914, illuminates for non-Japanese-speaking readers the early historical past of jap railroads and within the method the interesting tale of Japan's prewar commercial modernization. an individual attracted to educate heritage or version trains will locate this booklet a desirable read.
By George Dent
By John Maybery
By Edward Kelley
By Stephen E. Ambrose
the united states executive pitted businesses ? the Union Pacific and the relevant Pacific Railroads ? opposed to one another in a race for investment, encouraging pace over warning. Locomotives, rails and spikes have been shipped from the East via Panama or round South the US to the West, or lugged around the state to the Plains. In Ambrose's arms, this company, with its large expenditure of brainpower, muscle and sweat, comes vibrantly to life.
By J. Parker Lamb
This generously illustrated narrative follows the evolution of dozens of separate railroads within the Meridian, Mississippi, quarter from the destruction of the town’s rail amenities within the 1850s throughout the present period of large-scale consolidation. shortly, there are just seven mega-size rail structures within the usa, 3 of which serve Meridian, making it an incredible junction on one of many nation's 4 significant transcontinental routes. the hot construction of a nationally renowned high-speed freight line among Meridian and Shreveport, the "Meridian Speedway," has allowed the Union Pacific, Kansas urban Southern, and Norfolk Southern railroads to provide the shortest rail course around the continent for Asia-US-Europe transportation.
By David D. Morrison,Stephen F. Quigley
By Kevin McCormack
Throughout, images with identifiable landmarks, for instance stations and sign bins, are used anywhere attainable. additionally, each attempt has been made to teach a wealth of fabric which hasn't ever been visible before.
London neighborhood Trains within the Nineteen Fifties and Sixties is an in-depth and well-researched account of the London railway scene, that meticulously charts their growth through the mid-twentieth century.