Paints a historical portrait of railroading history collected from the writers of Trains magazine over the past 75 years, providing an inside look at life in the era of steam trains, passenger trains and working on the railroad. Original.
Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether it’s practical DIY home-improvement tips, gadgets and digital technology, information on the newest cars or the latest breakthroughs in science -- PM is the ultimate guide to our high-tech lifestyle.
Add classic accessories to your toy train layout. Lionel's operating accessories from the 1940s and '50s remain popular with toy train enthusiasts. This book provides a variety of ways to incorporate them - both originals and modern reproductions - into toy train layouts. The book features track plans that incorporate the accessories, repair information, and in-depth profiles of the most popular accessories.
Don Hofsommer chronicles the twentieth-century history of a transportation giant. Here is a story of divestiture and merger, Sunset Route, and Prosperity Special. " . . . a treasure house of information about the Southern Pacific Company . . . . This book is a joy to read."--Richard C. Overton, from the Foreword